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I bought two Fenex flashlights. One is still working. One crapped out very quickly. Fenix replaced it. The replacement crapped out. Fenix replaced it. Now, this one too has crapped out. I'm done with it. Though the defective lights were replaced, customer service was so difficult to deal with that I'm done with them.Anybody else take a look at Fenix flashlights? I consider them to be the same quality as surefire, with a better price.
Interesting feature, USB rechargeable batteries. Never had a battery that could be recharged with usb...it is a handy feature.
I got a PD25 as a gift and loved it, except for battery life, maybe 8 hours on one of the lower settings.
Got a E35, much brighter but the on off switch is hard to find in the dark.
Finally got a PD36 and it goes with me everywhere.
I can say a 3000 lumen flashlight is bright and hot, I usually run it at mid brightness to make the battery last longer. Worth a look in my opinion if you are a flashlight person.
Been so long since I heard the surefire name.I’ve never met a company that stands behind their product more than them..
They’ll send you a free parts for a 13-year-old flashlight.. As long as you don’t lose it, You’re good to go I probably have like $3500 worth of their products.. They just won’t die.
If you think it’s crazy to pay $300 for a flashlight do the math, after 13 years they’ll still Support their product..
The only company that has ever been more satisfactory is my belt fed A.R. 15. They give you a one-year warranty unlimited round count.. They sent me a free $5,000 upper… They just wanted the old one back after 85,000 rounds.
I wasn’t sending my money to “ Shanghai “when I can get perfectly good parts here in America
You’re right they don’t have the best policy on that. I have a headlamp that has a sealed rechargeable battery I’m always worry about going bad especially if left Ddead . But it’s lasted forever so I can’t really complain.My grip with Surefire is their lack of support on rechargeable proprietary batteries
I ... Actually have a scar from one being snapped.What I can’t figure out is the plastic lanyard ring is actually indestructible.
That's a variant of cleaning things up and finding a good place to store things. Then, you can't find them anymore, lol.I bought a nice one (fury dft) last year and can't find it now. My kids kept taking it and playing with it and I was afraid my son was going to sear my daughter's retinas shining at her so I took it away and put it somewhere they, and apparently I, would never find it.
Moral of the story: don't have kids.
Dibs on your gun collection.
Petzl GRIGRI Belay Device.It’s one of the few brand-name piece of gear I actually own. The rest of my ascenders and descenders. Are Chinese crap that don’t instill confidence
That's a variant of cleaning things up and finding a good place to store things. Then, you can't find them anymore, lol.
MGnoob, I agree about their quality. Expensive but top notch.I contacted sure fire yesterday again. After well over a decade my lanyard ring broke.. Or I broke it either way. They’re sending me three more lanyard split clips… I was going to buy something online metal but I couldn’t find the parts I needed because this is a discontinued product. I can’t tell you how nice these people are For even putting up with me.. I don’t care if somebody makes “a better flashlight” I’ve never seen anybody stand behind their product like this…
I buy a new flashlight if I lost my current ones. But somehow they are indestructible and perfection at the same time… I was trying to pay them and they wouldn’t even take my money.. I don’t mind exploiting a warranty, but I don’t really like taking charity/free shit.
Long story short you can’t go wrong with a surefire I’ve yet to have a product fail. And if I did after a decade I would just buy another one they’re basically free if you divided by how long they last..
When I get out of work in the morning I’m gonna take a video of every surefire product own And explain how they don’t break.. Even the seal units with rechargeable batteries just don’t die.
Then I’m gonna writes reviews about other shit That just brakes and nobody stands behind.
I agree but the only proprietary battery in one of my head lamps hasn’t failed yet… My only real complain about it. It gets so hot it makes my head sweatMGnoob, I agree about their quality. Expensive but top notch.
My issue is their lack of support of proprietary batteries