I carry this around with me pretty much everywhere I go. This light is what I use to inspect as I work - it will humble you pretty quickly. I keep a few of these at home and at OGHQ.
Adding to the awesomeness of this product, the Obsessed Garage logo is laser etched onto the light.
The Fenix PD35TAC (Tactical Edition) LED Flashlight, remains in its pocket-size form but surpasses the traditional PD35 in performance and tactical employment. Designed with the military and law enforcement professionals in mind, this flashlight is measured at 5.4″ long and features up to 1000 lumens in turbo output while throwing its beam a distance up to 200 meters. In Outdoor Mode, the PD35TAC delivers six output modes including a variable strobe. Switch to the new Tactical Mode to activate rear-switch only operation for fast, simplified mode selection of momentary, turbo, low and strobe. The PD35 TAC is powered by two CR123A or one single, rechargeable 18650 battery.
Cree XP-L (V5) LED with a lifespan of 50,000 hours
Uses one 18650 rechargeable Li-ion battery or two 3V CR123A Lithium batteries (batteries not included)
Stainless steel side switch for switching modes and outputs
New mode operation capability: Choose Tactical or Outdoor Operation
Tactical Mode Operation turns side switch off and operates Turbo, Strobe, and Low via Tail Switch Operation
Outdoor Mode Operation utilizes side switch for all levels, and rear switch simply turns on/off and momentary
Low-voltage warning function to remind you to replace the battery
Reverse polarity protection guards against improper battery installation
Over-heat protection to avoid high-temperature of the surface
Anti-roll, slip-resistant body design
Tactical tail switch with momentary-on function
Intelligent memory circuit when in outdoor mode
Made of durable aircraft-grade aluminum
Premium Type III hard-anodized anti-abrasive finish
Toughened ultra-clear glass lens with anti-reflective coating
Size: Length: 5.4″ (137mm) Width: 1.0″ (25.4mm)
Weight:3.1 oz. (89g) weight excluding batteries
Batteries:Two CR123A batteries or one 18650 Li-ion battery (batteries not included)
Included:Holster, lanyard, two spare O-rings, and spare rubber switch boot
Warranty:Limited Lifetime Guarantee from Fenix Lighting US
Mode Switching: When the light is on, press and hold on the side switch for 3 seconds till the LED flashes twice at Low output, you will have then switched from current mode of use to the other option. Simply repeat this action to cycle through Tactical Mode → Outdoor Mode.
Tactical Mode-Once light has been activated to this mode (see Mode Switching above):
ON/OFF Fully press on the tail switch to turn on the light, fully press once again to turn it off.
Output Selection Slightly (half) click the tail switch to turn the light on for momentary use, when released the light will go out, half click the tail switch again and again to allow the light to cycle through Turbo → Strobe → Low. It will always follow this cycle.
When you have the mode you wish to remain on, simply apply a full press on the tail switch and the light will last on present output mode. In order to change from this mode to the next mode, simply fully press the rear switch twice. Continue to repeat to cycle to next.
Notice 1: Under this Tactical mode, Turbo output is default when the light is turned on. This will always be the case in Tactical Mode. There is no memory function while in this mode.
Outdoor Mode-Once light has been activated to this mode (see Mode Switching above):
ON/OFF Fully press on the tail switch to turn on the light, press once again to turn it off
Output Selection With the light on, single-click the side switch to cycle through Eco→Low→Mid→High→Turbo. The intelligent memory system will allow the flashlight to remember whatever output you have the light in when turned off and will make this the default mode when it is turned on again.
Strobe Mode With the light on, press and hold the side switch for 1 second to enter Strobe mode, click the side switch again to turn back to general mode.