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Looking for a cheaper gun light or scan light? looking for my brother. I own night eyes (the best) but looking for something cheaper? anyone know?
 

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I'm using a knoxx red dagger. And I can't complain about it except when focused all the way in the beam is square.... Not an issue really it just took some getting used to.

I've yet to "burn" a fox with it and with a rigged up halo shield it has worked very well for me this season
 

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knoxx red dagger $50 (last time i checked)

i now have a set of wicked lights but the knoxx is hard to beat for a budget light, works great.
 

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Depends how cheap you're talking. Tractor Supply has their own branded Jobsmart lites for $25 and down depending what you're looking at - Jobsmart brand. Made in China like everything else. Work ok for me around the house, etc. Some fairly potent lumens on some models. No red LED's that I've seen, but I plan on using Red Dykem on one to try it out. Plenty of guys using Chinese lites off of ebay, tec. too. I do believe things like switches, etc are going to be much better quality on something like Niteyes products, etc., and therefore last longer. And there is prob no customer service on a lot of the Chinese stuff. JMHO.
 

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hate to say it, but the words CHEAP and BEST, don't ever work together!
its either one or the other
a CHEAP light and a better quality will be separated by Price, just how it works!

as for Nighteye's being the BEST light?
I don't agree
yes there fine lights, but there are better out there!

buying a GOOD light is an investment in the game, as they say, have to pay to play
cheaper to buy a better light right at the start than a cheap one and then upgrade later, that costs MORE than buying better ONCE! buy once cry once LOL
 

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Try a Cree red light from amazon
 

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Best cheap hunting light? Jerry rig whatever lights you have. Make them work. Then save save save. Don't expect a quality experience with half @%% equipment. Good lights was the single biggest thing I invested in to benefit my hunting.
 

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^^

The first light we ever had was a spot light with the red lens cover and we cut the plug off it and actually wired it to a marine battery..had the battery on a cart and put a switch on the light...worked great...weighed a ton!! Like kd said your better off rigging something for now and buying a good light when you can afford it...you'll be happy you did,
 

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I've used an older Q-beam with a red snap on lens. I bought both a green and red lens at Wal Mart. They weren't very expensive. I powered it with a jump box for a car. Easy to tote and most boxes come with a power plug outlet... E-Z P-Z!
 
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