what do you think of this led headlamp?

Hi All,
This guy uses a single AA battery (don't want AAA bats) and has a spot and flood mode. I do wonder it is will point where I need it to point though. It got only one review, so who knows.
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I used to put a flashilight with 2 c-cells in my mouth, but I'm glad they have LEDs now. Now I put an LED light with 3 AAA batteries and 9 leds (one in the center and 8 in a circle) in my mouth. Much easier on my jaws and always points where I'm looking.
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On 01/17/2015 07:55 PM, micky wrote:

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On 1/17/2015 10:55 PM, micky wrote:

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I have the "free with any purchase" Harbor Freight headlamp. It uses two AA batteries, has a good head harness, and I wish I had had one many years ag o instead of having to ask my wife to try to follow with a regular flashlig ht wherever I was looking under sinks,and in various car areas.
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On 1/18/2015 12:20 AM, snipped-for-privacy@sbcglobal.net wrote:

If you screw the black ring off, you can bust out the silver reflector, and discard the bulb (oddly enough, these do have a spare bulb in there).
Put in a LED module made for Mini Mag, and you've got a really great head lamp.
The elastic stretches after a while, doesn't last forever.
Have some fun: Decide you need to see some thing up close, tilt your head to look through your near vision bifocals, and see what happens. It's de-light-ful.
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Coincidentally, while working on the dishwasher, one of the kids brought me their little headlamp. It worked great. Here it is on Amazon.
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But it uses AAA batteries. Not sure what your problem is with that. Religion?
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On 01/18/2015 04:34 AM, Jennifer Murphy wrote:

I buy AA Lithiums 20 at a time from one of my wholesalers. They can take a while to use up, but they have excellent shelf lives, so I don't care. I try to stay away from AAA (and C's) to simplify my life.
Don't like having to keep every size under the rainbow around. I have recently added D's into my life with my new mega blaster flashlight, but for what it is used for, I will buy batteries when I notice the current ones starting to fade (no stocking).
As far as I can tell, the Lithiums last about three times as long, but cost three times as much, so the only advantage comes from three times less labor changing batteries.
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On 1/17/2015 9:48 PM, Todd wrote:

May be good but I like to see lumen output. I might wait for more reviews to come in.
I prefer lights with conventional batteries. Lithium batteries just gave out in key chain flashlight friend gave me. Four batteries at a minimum of $1 each have me thinking twice about replacing.
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On 1/18/2015 12:12 PM, Frank wrote:

I just ordered one of these - though not from Amazon.com. You can buy them on line all day for anywhere from $22 to $40 for the exact same model. Some come with extra batteries
http://tinyurl.com/l8hwl3w
I don't know about this 5000 lumen claim, but for my purposes anything close to half that should be way more than adequate.
I have a small headlamp but what sold me on trying this one was my specific need.
I have occasion to do lawn mowing late in the evening with a large zero-turn mower. I was going to put lights on it but the "good" mounting spots would also leave the lamp assemblies in a position to be damaged when I cut in close to shrubs and a line of wild honeysuckle, etc.
As I don't need light all that often, this likely will work like a charm throwing sufficient light in whatever direction I'm looking.
FWIW, I've swapped out the incandescent and/or halogen bulbs on all Streamlight and MagLite flashlights. Wow! What a difference. They are great!
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On 1/18/2015 1:30 PM, Unquestionably Confused wrote:

I saw that in my googling and hard to believe. Maybe good for you or a cyclist but too much for me.
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On 1/18/2015 5:14 PM, Frank wrote:
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I agree. Suspect somebody has taken hyperbole to a new record. Still, if it provides 10% of that claim (which, given the multiple lamps, is feasible) it should work fine for my purposes.
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On 1/18/2015 1:30 PM, Unquestionably Confused wrote:

What did you put in your Stream and Mag?
I think there is a web site "super bright LED" or some thing, that sells PR based bulbs for flash lights. One email friend really loves them. At $15 or so per bulb, I've not bought any. Might, some day when I have lots of money.
https://www.superbrightleds.com/
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On 1/19/2015 2:01 AM, Stormin Mormon wrote:

I bought mine through Amazon.com (all of them)
Do a Google search for
TerraLUX TLE-6EXB MiniStar5 140 Lumens, Led Conversion Kit for 2-3 Cell C&D MagLites
IIRC, the conversion kits were actually listed at 160 or 180 lumens when they arrived. The Amazon.com partner was offering a two pack for about $33 with free shipping.
TerraLux actually made all of the conversion kits that I bought for both the MagLites and StreamLights
I also put the TerraLux kits in my two Streamlights (one is the Stinger XP and the other is the Stinger XP HP (larger "flood" head)). Both were older units (~7 -8 yrs old) and the kits fit/work perfectly.
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Where did you buy the maglite LED replacement bulbs?
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On 1/18/2015 1:37 PM, snipped-for-privacy@sbcglobal.net wrote:

I bought mine through Amazon.com
Do a Google search for
TerraLUX TLE-6EXB MiniStar5 140 Lumens, Led Conversion Kit for 2-3 Cell C&D MagLites
IIRC, the conversion kits were actually listed at 160 or 180 lumens when they arrived. The Amazon.com partner was offering a two pack for about $33 with free shipping.
TerraLux actually made all of the conversion kits that I bought for both the MagLites and StreamLights
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