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I am almost tempted to buy this item to see how bad it is
Posted by: space-time
Date: August 07, 2017 11:51AM
I use [fakespot.com] to spot out fake review on Amazon. I think it is another layer of protection again low quality items.

Here is what seems like a deal

[www.amazon.com]

and here are the fakespot reviews. F.

[fakespot.com]
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Re: I am almost tempted to buy this item to see how bad it is
Posted by: Paul F.
Date: August 07, 2017 12:01PM
I think I have one of those! Think I paid about that much for it.. and got a couple 18650 batteries and a charger with it... It's not a great light, OK, it's a terrible light, but worth what I paid for the batteries and charger.



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Re: I am almost tempted to buy this item to see how bad it is
Posted by: JoeH
Date: August 07, 2017 12:08PM
Though this listing specifically states the battery is not included. Nothing about a charger either.
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Re: I am almost tempted to buy this item to see how bad it is
Posted by: Paul F.
Date: August 07, 2017 12:17PM
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JoeH
Though this listing specifically states the battery is not included. Nothing about a charger either.

Yes... THIS one is just the light. I ordered mine a few years ago, not even sure it was on Amazon. But it looks identical. Bet it came out of the same Chinese factory, with a different name stamped on it.



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Re: I am almost tempted to buy this item to see how bad it is
Posted by: hal
Date: August 07, 2017 12:28PM
As a rule, I won't buy anything described as 'Tactical' - it's always attached to garbage products.
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Re: I am almost tempted to buy this item to see how bad it is
Posted by: raz
Date: August 07, 2017 01:04PM
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hal
As a rule, I won't buy anything described as 'Tactical' - it's always attached to garbage products.

Good point. I think I'll add it to my list of words that no longer have any real meaning. Like 'Deluxe'.



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Re: I am almost tempted to buy this item to see how bad it is
Posted by: Paul F.
Date: August 07, 2017 01:30PM
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hal
As a rule, I won't buy anything described as 'Tactical' - it's always attached to garbage products.

Agree. Well... except one thing.
This tickled me enough that I bought two cans. grinning smiley





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Re: I am almost tempted to buy this item to see how bad it is
Posted by: Z
Date: August 07, 2017 01:33PM
Mmm... Tactical Chocolate!
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Re: I am almost tempted to buy this item to see how bad it is
Posted by: hal
Date: August 07, 2017 01:40PM
It was Tactical Bacon that sent me over the edge...
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Re: I am almost tempted to buy this item to see how bad it is
Posted by: Paul F.
Date: August 07, 2017 01:47PM
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hal
It was Tactical Bacon that sent me over the edge...

I rather liked the "make fun of the 'tactical' craze while profiting off of the idiocy" angle, personally...
Plus, you know, BACON.



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Re: I am almost tempted to buy this item to see how bad it is
Posted by: DeusxMac
Date: August 07, 2017 01:52PM
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Re: I am almost tempted to buy this item to see how bad it is
Posted by: wurm
Date: August 07, 2017 02:09PM
Looks just like the one I bought a couple of weeks ago. [www.amazon.com]. It was about $5.00 shipped after some coupon code that was posted here. Compared to other crap I've spent $5.00 on, I'm okay with it. (How's that for a ringing endorsement?) smiling smiley


And it looks like fakespot trusted my reviewers about as much as yours.



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 08/07/2017 02:11PM by wurm.
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Re: I am almost tempted to buy this item to see how bad it is
Posted by: billb
Date: August 07, 2017 02:36PM
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Paul F.
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hal
As a rule, I won't buy anything described as 'Tactical' - it's always attached to garbage products.

Agree. Well... except one thing.
This tickled me enough that I bought two cans. grinning smiley


Have you opened one ?
Strips, bits, globs or a bit of everything ?



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Re: I am almost tempted to buy this item to see how bad it is
Posted by: Paul F.
Date: August 07, 2017 02:45PM
Fully cooked strips of bacon.. wrapped in paper.
Not crispy. Kinda limp. But it IS bacon.
Tactical Bacon!



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Re: I am almost tempted to buy this item to see how bad it is
Posted by: testcase
Date: August 07, 2017 08:13PM
MOST of those off brand flashlights are marginal to downright poor. When they tout "former military personnel" testimonials, I know the product is bogus. old fogey smiley
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Re: I am almost tempted to buy this item to see how bad it is
Posted by: GuyGene
Date: August 07, 2017 11:19PM
That is tacky.



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Re: I am almost tempted to buy this item to see how bad it is
Posted by: richorlin
Date: August 08, 2017 11:38AM
I got two of these for $8 or $9 earlier this year. They are pretty good for the price. Very, very bright. I don't use them much so I can't say what the battery life is like.

How can you lose for $8 and as long as you're not expecting too much you won't be dissappointed.

[www.amazon.com]



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