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SafeFlare Emergency Light 2-Pack

Speed to First Woot:
1m 15.115s
First Sucker:
mgsully
Last Wooter to Woot:
boolicsious
Last Purchase:
2 years ago
Order Pace (rank):
Top 22% of Sellout Woots
Top 40% of all Woots
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Top 17% of Sellout Woots
Top 11% of all Woots

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  • 2% joined today
  • 1% one week old
  • 2% one month old
  • 14% one year old
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  • 32% bought 1
  • 32% bought 2
  • 36% bought 3

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lichme


quality posts: 3194 Private Messages lichme

Previosly Sold On 12/10/2012 for $9.99 (Woot-Off)
Previosly Sold On 12/6/2012 for $9.99

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renovation


quality posts: 2 Private Messages renovation
lichme wrote:Previosly Sold On 12/10/2012 for $9.99 (Woot-Off)
Previosly Sold On 12/6/2012 for $9.99



wonder if there coastguard approved ?

boxarox


quality posts: 1 Private Messages boxarox

bought this last go round. Top came off when I took it out of the package. so much for water tight. the way the switch is designed, it won't work with metal jacket batteries.

bought six. More fool me.

email to the customer service address. No response.

don't waste your money.

boxarox


quality posts: 1 Private Messages boxarox
renovation wrote:wonder if there coastguard approved ?



doubt it. they're junk.

renovation


quality posts: 2 Private Messages renovation
boxarox wrote:doubt it. they're junk.



thanks for the heads up ~
was ready to jump and order 6 ~ not now~

zaventh


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The ground. Will they stand on it?

ThunderThighs


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boxarox wrote:email to the customer service address. No response



Sorry about the lack of response. I'll ping CS from this end and see if that helps.



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bjbass79


quality posts: 0 Private Messages bjbass79

Wonders if these would be good for the safety of night runners.

rizzman


quality posts: 0 Private Messages rizzman

Is it just me or is there no size given in inches anywhere..how big are they?

WilfBrim


quality posts: 18 Private Messages WilfBrim

Huh. I bought 4 of these the last time. Two are sitting in my truck right now. I kind of like them. They are actually quite bright: in a dark environment they even hurt your eyes a bit to look at them. Work fine.

They aren't going to replace flares in a real, required safety kit, but given that most people have nothing, these are a big step up. And much safer than the real thing for your average joe.

Dwain77


quality posts: 4 Private Messages Dwain77
rizzman wrote:Is it just me or is there no size given in inches anywhere..how big are they?



It's not about the size, it's how you use them.

I'm 1 of the infamous "Honest 200".

mikebumpus


quality posts: 3 Private Messages mikebumpus

I bought 3 packs for a total of 6 lights. 3 of them had a flaw, they would not turn off. I contacted the company and they warranteed them with no hassle. Hope I never need them, but they look like a good thing to have in the car and truck.

Joemenassa


quality posts: 1 Private Messages Joemenassa

I bought these last time. Please save your money and don't buy them.

I got six and non of them work very all. To turn the on and off you have to twist the bottom which is supposed to create a contact with the batteries. Unfortunately it is horribly designed and 4 of the 6 I bought could be turned on by just shaking them even if it is in the off position. The other 2 simply had no off position.

They are also cheaply made (as expected) and feel like they will break if dropped.

I also have no clue how they are supposed to be waterproof as there is no gasket or any rubber seals.

They are pretty bright though. Good luck turning them off.

3z3vh


quality posts: 6 Private Messages 3z3vh

For the price, these would make great glow-sticks for your next Rave.

ke7bo


quality posts: 0 Private Messages ke7bo

I bought 3 packs last time (6 lights). They're extremely bright. The flash is bright enough that in my testing it was like a blinding red strobe light including visual slow down effect.

I would recommend them for backpacking or a BOB. Use them to distract zombies while escaping the horde. Or help rescuers find you if you get too far off trail.

Personally I would also store batteries outside of the device but that is my general practice with any lightly used electronics.

wesdapilot


quality posts: 1 Private Messages wesdapilot

I too bought six, two worked perfectly, but the other four wouldn't turn off. Dumbest switch system I have ever seen.

Worth about 50 cents each.

gdb


quality posts: 0 Private Messages gdb

I think that they're utter junk and I am surprised that Woot foisted them onto it's loyal customers, naughty list for you, Woot !

I sure wish that I'd read the previous reviews prior to ordering !