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  1. #1
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    Want to borrow your light(s) for testing

    Hey folks! I was wondering if there are members here who could lend me
    their equipment for a headlight review. I would like to take side by side
    pics/videos of a couple of lights. I won't use your light in the rain or do a
    drop test with YOUR light. Some of you know that in addition to travelling
    and cycling; I also do videos testing products that are cycling related. I'm
    located in the New York City area and can pick-up after working hours or
    on the weekend. I have a generic P7 flashlight that I would like to compare
    to this light that I just got:

    I'm very interested in having a Magicshine(or clone), Dinnotte, Niterider or
    other powerful light(s) for this comparison. It may also be interesting to
    have a dyno powered light in the mix.

    To give you an idea of what I'm planning to do, here is a sample of my
    previous reviews:

    Techlite Lumen Master from Costco $18 3pack flashlight review - YouTube
    Night Rider shot in 1080p - YouTube

    Thanks in advance!

  2. #2
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    i watched your videos and i think we probably live within 3 miles from each other. i live in the vicinity of Coney Island Hospital in Brooklyn.

    you can't borrow my lights, but if you want you can let me borrow YOUR lights and i will review them for you side by side with mine

    here is my YouTube channel:

    in addition to the lights that i am using in my latest video:

    Bike Lights in Various Lighting Conditions ( NiteFlux, Dinotte, etc ) - YouTube


    L&M Seca 1700
    Philips SafeRide
    Dinotte 400R
    NiteFlux Red Zone 8
    Trek Beacons
    MonkeyLectric M232 ( X 2 )
    Bike After Dark Fireball MK3 ( X 2 )

    i also have:

    * a second L&M Seca 1700 ( both now installed on Helmet )
    * cateye LD 1100 tail light
    * cateye LD 120 spoke lights ( x 4 )
    * princeton tec EOS bike ( 80 Lumen )
    * Fenix TK22 tactical flashlight
    * Fenix LD12 tactical flashlight

    i can compare any of the lights you give me to any of the lights i have, videotape it and give you the raw footage on USB drive ( you provide the USB drive, my camera shoots 24 MBPS AVCHD 1080 30P video, which eats up 11 GB per hour of video, so i suggest you bring a 16GB or bigger USB drive )

    then you can edit it, add your own caption, music, commentary and upload it to your channel.

    if i feel like it i may edit my own version of the video and upload it to mine.

  3. #3
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    Hey Androgen! I just realized now that it was you I was chatting with on Youtube. Thanks
    for your offer but I'll pass for this round of testing. I made the same request on another forum and was able to borrow a P7 Magicshine and another member said I can meetup to do comparisons with his dynamo light. Also, I'm expecting a Magicshine MJ 816 clone in a few weeks. So I have a full line-up.

    In the future I would like to do a collaboration with you. Meetup somewhere, setup a test bike and cameras on tripods. Switch different lights on the bars, maybe some videos with the lights in use. Let me know what you think.

    XML, P7, 5 x XML, P7

  4. #4
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    Quote Originally Posted by androgen View Post
    you can't borrow my lights, but if you want you can let me borrow YOUR lights and i will review them for you side by side with mine
    You guys crack me up. I want to borrow lights from both of you for my super-mega test. Haha.

    Can't you guys just get together and do the testing at the same time. Anyway, I'm looking forward to the eventual results.

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