2 levels of brightness * Zoom function * Strobe effect * Includes wrist strap Barska FLX High Intensity 140 Lumens LED Zoom Flashlight, Black w/2 Levels & Wrist Strap Keep your target in sight with the Barska 140 Lumen 3 Watt LED FLX High-Intensity Flashlight w/ Zoom. This flashlight is small and easy to carry, yet powerful and precise. With useful features such as a bright white LED light with Zoom function, two levels of brightness, strobe effect, tactical accents, pressure sensitive push on off button, and beveled edge for added protection, the FLX illuminates any situation and is backed by Barska's One Year Warranty. Specifications: Model #: BA11403 Light Source: LED technology Lumens: 140 Watts: 3W Included Accessories: Wrist Strap Warranty: Manufacturer 1-Yr Limited Warranty Features: Zoom function 2 levels of brightness Strobe effect Includes wrist strap
I picked this up as a holiday lightning deal for my AR-15, and found it on arrival to be acceptable as a focusing flashlight, with a very uniform beam (which I appreciated), and am looking forward to taking it out in the field. The strobing function is a joke unless you plan on running a disco in the woods, need some special effects like an old film projector, or get on some super cop power trip. I'd be inclined to buy several more of these for around the house, but the product is overpriced when not on spe..
Loaded the light with fresh batteries and turned it on. At full zoom the light was a square the shape of the LED. After a minute the light had dimmed down to a slight glow. Another round of fresh batteries and a dark room, same thing, very weak. Grabbed a Streamlight 27 lumen headlamp and compared. The 27 lumen light outshines the Barska 140 lumen. Returned.
It's disappointing to see my hero Glenn "Instapundit" Reynolds flack whatever the Deal of the Day is on Amazon. I know it helps to fill his coffers and THAT's a worthy cause. But, discretion please Glenn! Glenn's interests coincide with his readers' interests: Guns 'n stuff for instance. So when the Deal of the Day is an expensive tactical flashlight like the three listed today (or any others) from Barska it almost feels like an endorsement. They are crap AT ANY PRICE and their regular price is OBSCENE. Oh ..