Hi all, Snap here. I've had my light about 3 weeks,…

Rating: rated 4.5 of 5 stars
Price Paid: $54.95

Hi all, Snap here. I've had my light about 3 weeks, bought it from Sierra Trading Post, on 11-23-08.

build quality 4.5 stars why? comes with lenses of different colors nothing special, plastic clear blue red & green, much is made of these lenses by P.T, there claiming they make it very-bright, nonsense!. the reflector has that job & it's just O.K. the beam has annular rings in the beam pattern, these artifacts could have been eliminated, & they should been!

it is not particularly bright; it uses 3 watts of power to produce the light it does produce. I cant help but compare it to my Apex Pro headlamp; it is much brighter for the power consumed (3 watts) and it has better throw, with good spill light.

the aforementioned lenses require you to remove the head, & there's a little thin fragile gasket that's too easy to lose, & there are no spares. remember these people do-not! return phone calls.

it comes with a pouch that is a throw away! ill conceived, it will not allow you to use it, with accessory anti roll ring, that comes with light, nor the other ring that allows you to attach a lanyard to light.

& finally no provision has been made for storing the lenses in a compartment on the pouch, dumb!. "nite ize" will hopefully come to the rescue! I've been rough on a good company, because this light is very pricey, compared to many other lights that sell for less!

why did I buy it? I expected more then I got and it was on sale! list price is $85! not $55, so 4.5 stars I hope my very critical report helps you!. Snap.

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The Genesis has been discontinued.

previously retailed for:
$39.95 - $85.00

The Princeton Tec Genesis is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen May 2, 2015 at Sierra.

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