Best flashlight for peak nights?

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Grey, Nov 28, 2015.

  1. Grey

    Grey Active Member

    The smaller cigar sized ones are bright enough and there's no place to store the huge mag-lights. Any suggestions? It gets dark so damn early I still have 60 stops after dark...
  2. jumpman23

    jumpman23 Oh Yeah

    Throw the big light in front of dash where the speednometer is, should be plenty of room up there.
  3. Shifting Contents

    Shifting Contents Most Help Needed

    All you need is some zip ties, a bungee chord, and a screw driver

    Or take peak off like me
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  4. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Better yet, get your deliveries done during the day.
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  5. Richard Harrow

    Richard Harrow Deplorable.

    Ask your management team for a flashlight. UPS will give to you all the tools they think you need to be successful.
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  6. Bubblehead

    Bubblehead My Senior Picture

    The one on the DIAD is all I have ever had?
    It never occurred to me to spend my own money, in order to make less money.
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  7. Grey

    Grey Active Member

    Well it's not like you can't use it for other things. Camping, hunting, tunneling for gold, etc...
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  8. Lead Belly

    Lead Belly BANNED

    I don't use flashlights but I've seen some flashlight hats at Home Depot that look pretty cool. My wife a couple years back bought me some kind of light that blinks to wear around my neck so I wouldn't get shot working in the dark. It was a good idea and I wore it for a while but left it in the truck and it got stolen.
  9. Bubblehead

    Bubblehead My Senior Picture

    Is that what she told you?
    Wouldn't that have made you an easier target?
  10. DumbTruckDriver

    DumbTruckDriver Allergic to cardboard.

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  11. wooferjay

    wooferjay Member

    Can't go wrong with an eagletac flashlight. Brilliant light. Well worth the money. You wouldn't believe the output for its size.
  12. UPSjedi41

    UPSjedi41 Member

    Black & Decker SL3WAKB LED Alkaline Spotlight. $20 on Amazon. 4 AA batteries lasted all winter. Fits perfectly in the large cup holder.
  13. Grey

    Grey Active Member

    Oh spotlight. That's what I'm talking about... Looks like they have it at Walmart.
  14. Grey

    Grey Active Member

  15. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    Dark? Who cares? If the helper goes down hurt, I get another one.
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  16. ihatewinter

    ihatewinter Member

    I use a huge mag light and I can see house numbers from the street with it. I use a belt holder with it.
  17. Overpaid Union Thug

    Overpaid Union Thug Well-Known Member

    Get a small Surefire flashlight. I keep mine either in my cup holder or in a holster made just for it.
  18. Brown_Star

    Brown_Star Methods Man

    I don't work off the clock and I don't spend my $$ to help ups get me off the clock faster!

    If your management team doesn't provide you with a flash light you don't need it!

    Work safe everyone!
  19. werenotthepostoffice

    werenotthepostoffice deep down inside I really do not care

    That's what I keep telling women!
  20. wooferjay

    wooferjay Member

    lol. Lovely.