SureFire Sidekick Sneak Peek

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Solider Systems got a sneak peek at the new SureFire Sidekick. For those of you who have been following SureFire’s latest releases, you will notice a recurring theme in their lights. They are re-purposing the technology from their 2211 wrist light, Titan AAA, and XC1 light. They all have the same specs and look to have the same LED technology. Just put into different hosts. Now they appear to have taken some features from the wrist light and turned it into a key fob. The packaging says it has a wide beam. So you get a really wide beam but at the compromise of distance. Actually if you look at the specs of the Titan Plus, it is pretty much the same as what this new Sidekick can do except the Sidekick appears to have longer run times. Possibly with the larger body they can fit a lager capacity battery. I am sure we will see it next month at SHOT Show.

Output / Runtime — White Light
High 300 lumens / 1 hour*
Med 75 lumens / 2 hours
Low 15 lumens / 7 hours
Length 3 .375 inches
Bezel Diameter 0 .58 inches
Weight w/Batteries 2 .0 ounces
Batteries 1 AAA NiMH  (incl.) or AAA alkaline


Nicholas C

Co-Founder of KRISSTALK forums, an owner’s support group and all things KRISS Vector related. Nick found his passion through competitive shooting while living in NY. He participates in USPSA and 3Gun. He loves all things that shoots and flashlights. Really really bright flashlights.

Any questions please email him at nicholas.c@staff.thefirearmblog.com


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  • Squirrel

    $69.99 retail for a keychain light…pass

    • MacK

      For a tactical 300lumen keychain light, with surefire on the side 😉

    • Sianmink

      It’s Surefire. I was expecting $269.99

  • Orion Quach

    If it’s under $100 I’m sold.

  • BillC

    The posted numbers do not match the numbers on the packaging.

  • Swarf

    Now I gotta remember to plug in my f’ing keychain, too? No sale.

  • Bill

    Kinda cool, I have lights on every set of keys, plus a flashlight. Obviously Surefire is working hard to find a non-military market, and is going to have a hard time convincing the average human to spend this kind of dough on a flashlight.

  • Cymond

    I think I’ll go with a $10 Nitecore Tube @ 40 lumens.

  • Edeco

    Nopers. Looks too bulky and of course the price. I have a 1 AAA Mag Lite: good enough for emergency (or checking gun pipes), lower cost, like the shape, can mostly forget about the battery.

    • Fred Johnson

      Beating a perp with a 1 AAA flashlight might take a while. 😀

      • Swarf

        Look at that, you annoyed him to death.

    • Swarf

      *Tink* *tinktinktink* *tink* Take that, you fiend!

      • Edeco

        Yep, be like “Stand by for 1990’s justice! *thwap*”

  • avconsumer2

    lolhowmuch? $70?! Reckon I’d get a (couple) of nice Foursevens Atom’s for that.

  • iksnilol

    I am more interested in the Nitecore SENS AA. Cheaper and way more handy.