Author Topic: Head Torches  (Read 2168 times)

colddayout

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Re: Head Torches
« Reply #15 on: 16:55:50, 11/11/19 »
After using Tikkas, I can recommend the Petzl Reactiv+, though its now been replaced by the Actik models.
I use it with the Petzl CORE battery, carrying a spare, so if needed I can get 4-5 hours of maximum light.

When its pitch black the amount of light it can provide, off into the distance ( narrow ) or wider and shorter for the more tricky sections, is truly heart warming.



Jac

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Re: Head Torches
« Reply #16 on: 09:18:38, 12/11/19 »
Another vote for Petzl - mine is now approaching twenty years old and working perfectly.
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sunnydale

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Re: Head Torches
« Reply #17 on: 20:12:36, 12/11/19 »
Petzl perfection for me too!....although I can't remember which one I've got. :D
It's jolly good though! 8)
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geekmoose

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Re: Head Torches
« Reply #18 on: 22:57:48, 20/11/19 »
I have a combination of petzl and Energiser (and also seem to have a habit of acquiring the ever ready ones - last count was 5 - but can only remember buying one!) - both are good - the petzl is clearly the better made one, but you can't leave batteries in there between uses as they seem to drain (it was explained that it's a digital switch, not an analogue).

Innominate Man

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Re: Head Torches
« Reply #19 on: 17:41:36, 21/11/19 »
I only have two - one of which is a very old Petzl which looks like a tin of beans mounted on my head. Very good but old & heavy.
The newer one which itself is at least 16 years old, is a Black Diamond model.
Not much use to you as ideas but both are very robust and reliable and I've no need/desire to replace the BD (the Petzl is now retired).
It shows that some items are still well made and carry on performing years after their expected lifespan - a bit like me !
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Mel

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Re: Head Torches
« Reply #20 on: 00:05:40, 22/11/19 »
Thanks again everyone for the suggestions. 


Petzl seems to be favoured by most and are on sale in GO at the mo  O0
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Magic girl

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Re: Head Torches
« Reply #21 on: 08:38:05, 26/11/19 »
I bought mine from alpkit and I'm very happy with it x

sussamb

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Re: Head Torches
« Reply #22 on: 10:38:21, 26/11/19 »
I have an alpkit one too, we bought around 60 for our Search and Rescue team, heard no complaints so far  :)
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