Rating flashlights according to lumens.

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asinine,

extremely stupid or foolish.

assiduous,

to work with much effort and perseverance.

Yeah, that pretty much sums it up.

working real hard to do both, cuz if I dont, I will go nuts cuz I think we all need a bit of humour in ours lives in these pandemic times.

A bit of laughing at ourselves and others is good for the soul. It reminds us that even when the chips are down, we have a choice to laugh in stride with it, or pout and give up.
 

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but back to being serious, I also like flashlights, or should I say work lights.

My next buy in that dept will resemble something like this. Mucho lumens, I think, but as billr said, its what our eyes see that counts.

 

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our now gone to better pastures young buck had a light like this, but it was a high end Milwaukee one, that one has 1350lumens.

he paid 300ish, I think. But he has the M kit, so it was good for him to stick with the battery platform.

I only own two battery operated tools for the shop. A dewalt impact drill and a battery operated screwdriver with a very low lumens flashlight on the butt of it which is pretty much useless. .
 

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My current two work lights are from the company wurth.

My first wurth light I bought sucked large. I will post a pick of what it looks like today on monday evening if I remember to snap that dwindeling flashlight. .

My second one is a gem.

I will post links if ever you want a really good work light at more than half price of a snap on one. It really lights up for the size. Rated @ 1000lumens, but I use the low setting, it is way enough @600ish and as they say in the ad, it last a few hours longer, so I only charge it when I leave work. I really do like it, and when it breaks, will buy another one, unless they discontinue it, which I hope not. I am kind of hard on the gadgets. :(

 
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@eddieguy, there is hope for you.

I found this site.

 

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ok, I am done now, I gotta go to work.
Thanks for all the info Nick B2 I'm actually looking into some of that that you posted my curiosity can get the best of me to I once read Isaac Newton's book on Optics just out of pure curiosity I actually found it fascinating some people would be bored to death
 

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Oh my, what a busy boy you have been! (Or is that "asininely assiduous"?)

I think a steradian would have flat sides, more like a pyramid than a cone, but really, who cares?

I refer to lumens as a rough guess of how "bright" a light will be, but for me the best info is gained by just turning the damn thing on! Units of light like candles, candelas, lux, lumens, foot-candles, etc. are too esoteric to be of practical benefit to me; attempts to provide a "scientific" precision to a natural phenomenon (human vision) that is too subjective to be quantified scientifically.
Lol if i could just get Home Depot to turn out all the lights in the store while i play in the flashlight isle
 

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There are plenty of places in my HD to try out a light. Look down low on a rack, and way in the back behind the display items.
 

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My $.02. A halogen light is superior to a LED when you want to "see what you're looking at". Halogen lets you see a more "true color", which is important when you are deciding if the leak is brown or red, wet or dry, dull or shiny.
 

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My $.02. A halogen light is superior to a LED when you want to "see what you're looking at". Halogen lets you see a more "true color", which is important when you are deciding if the leak is brown or red, wet or dry, dull or shiny.
Good point it comes down to what a person is looking for with that light
 

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ok eddie, here is pic of my pity full wurth lights, they are burned, they are broken, but shyte, they still work.

And if that a omen of a good work light when some taz kinda guy like me gets through with it, and it still works, I think it is good to buy. And that my folks, was a good review of the latest gen wurth work lights. more to follow, since eddie LIKES FLASHLIGHTS.

WTF is this

 

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ok, I just dont get that funky trend.

I just like judas preist when I fix a bmw, I like acdc when I fix a ford, and I like the gipsy kings when I fix a suzuki sx4 awd.

That shyte is rare, like pope shyte rare.

 
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