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Old 05-13-2013
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Best spotlight?

I am bewildered by all the choices of flashlights these days. I am looking for a good powerful handheld light for navigating channels at night and picking out marks, etc. LED or halogen? "Spotlight" shape or just a good strong flashlight? Rechargable vs plug-in cord vs ordinary disposable batteries? Marine brand vs "tactical" military types? How bright do I need (candlepower or lumens)? Got any lights you really love, or any lemons? Thanks in advance for your input.
Paul Cooper
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The secret to sailing is good judgment. Good judgment comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgment.
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