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Old 09-07-2017, 03:00 PM   #1
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HEAD headlamp

Any of you guys use/ware a headlamp for extra lighting while working on/under your cars?
What kind do you use and recommend? I'm looking for brightness and battery life.

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Old 09-07-2017, 03:07 PM   #2
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Streamlight Trident :

Can run upwards of 5 hours on a charge or set of batteries
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Old 09-07-2017, 03:40 PM   #3
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WhiteyII, thanks for asking, and JFP, thanks for answering. I can't imagine why I never thought of this. I'm always having trouble getting good lighting for working on stuff.
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Old 09-07-2017, 05:06 PM   #4
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I bought this Shining Buddy LED headlight from Amazon for $13 when I replaced my ignition switch

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Old 09-07-2017, 05:42 PM   #5
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I use a clip on type on a baseball cap:

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Old 09-08-2017, 05:13 AM   #6
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This is the one I use the most. Variable focus and long battery life.


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