Just got a Night-ops Gladius FANTASTIC LED!
This is a discussion on Just got a Night-ops Gladius FANTASTIC LED! within the Related Gear & Equipment forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; I just got my Night-ops Gladius...
Much better fit and finish than I had expected... VERY bright and the strobe mode is quite disconcerting. I ...
July 3rd, 2006 01:47 PM
July 3rd, 2006 04:28 PM
Hmm. I'm your typical SureFire fanboy. I'm gonna have to check these out. Know of anyplace we can get pictures or vids?
July 3rd, 2006 04:35 PM
July 4th, 2006 12:01 AM
I recieved my own Gladius three weeks ago and it is all that the marketing promises.
Agreed regarding the 'Strobe' mode it would prove quite handy as a non-lethal option for CCW use escape/evasion.
There is an _excellent_ and complete review made by a gent from the UK that tells the entire story of the Gladius.
Read this as there is really nothing more to be said about the Gladius that has not been covered here; http://www.britishblades.com/forums/...ead.php?t=8683
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July 4th, 2006 06:21 AM
What's your Gladius serial number range and what color did you get??
July 8th, 2006 06:00 PM
Outstanding review... thank you!
Originally Posted by Janq
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October 13th, 2006 04:48 PM
Yes, Sir...excellant review..........Thanks!
I bought a Gladius about a month ago at a great price! I could not be happier!! It is quite a useful, well-thought and layed-out light(got me thinkin' Torch' reading that British Blades review!!).
I am a security professional and the Gladius replaced my Surefire and back-up Minimag with LED conversion that I was carrying. I also travel ALOT and a good light or two always accompany me on my journeys.
I highly recommend the Gladius!
The old 6P will soon be attached to my Bulgarian SLR-95........the Minimag rests in my E&E kit, with spare batteries for it and my new 'go-to' light...the NightOps Gladius.
PS: I tried the 'strobe in a dark room in a mirror trick' first thing......I would not have been able to respond effectively after!! Great light!!
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October 13th, 2006 04:55 PM
I love the idea behind the Gladius. It seems light an awesome light. I kinda wish you could set the brightness without turning it on but that is only a small thing.
By the way here is the link for the gladius on the site you mention.
October 16th, 2006 05:27 PM
The odd thing is that on that website (in the link), I searched for and found the Gladius, but their writeup does not mention the fact that the light is an LED (unless I missed it somewhere).
At this point, I am an LED devotee and won't buy flashlights that are not LED anymore. LED light is what I prefer, now (although I know some tout the "warm" light and the "throw" from incandescents), but mostly I like the long life and the impact resistance that LED offers. Drop an expensive incandescent onto concrete and you're replacing the bulb, just like with the cheapest flashlight around.
I had to go to the review to find out that the Gladius runs a Luxeon III LED. Although I am not in the market for a $160+ flashlight, this is one that I would consider.
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