Streamlight TLR-1 HL High Lumen Rail-Mounted Tactical Light Review

The Streamlight TLR-1 tactical flashlight is a rail mounted flashlight that produces 630 lumens through its C4 LED light. The flashlight is made from 6000 series machines aircraft aluminum with an anodized finish and comes with a high temperature shock mounted glass lens. This light comes with a strobe function.

Specifications Of The Streamlight TLR-1

Weight: 7.2 ounces
Product Dimensions: 3.4 x 3 x 3 inches
Model Number: 69260
Batteries: 2 CR123A batteries required.
Power Source: Battery-Powered
Type of Bulb: LED
Luminous Flux: 630 lm
Average Battery Life: 1.25 hours
Warranty Description: Limited Lifetime Warranty

What We Think About The Streamlight TLR-1

  • It is made be a reputable company – This flashlight is made by Streamlight, who has been around since 1973 and is a well-known brand for tactical flashlights. Streamlight is so confident of the quality of their products, that they warrants their products to be free of defects, including LED, for a lifetime of use.
  • Solid construction – A lot of flashlights these days are made from plastic…and you can feel the difference in quality! However this particular flashlight is made from 6000 series machines aircraft aluminum, which gives it solid feel and it makes it tough enough to withstand some harsh conditions.
  • It produces the goods – The 630 lumens C4 LED light produces a really bright, solid beam of light, which is a key factor for tactical flashlights.
  • It is not a general use flashlight – This is a tactical flashlight that is specifically designed to be mounted on weapons. It is not a flashlight intended for everyday use or to be played with by the kids. If you want an everyday flashlight to keep in the drawer or car, this is probably not the flashlight for you.

What Users Are Saying About The Streamlight TLR-1


  • Quality – compared to other brands, such as Surefire, this Streamlight feels much more solid with its all metal construction.
  • Light produced – It produces a very bright beam and puts a lot of the other brands and models to shame with its intense light.
  • Gun mounting – With the easy one hand snap-on interface of this light, a lot of the users are more than happy with how easily this snaps on and off from their weapons, while still being solid when mounted on the gun.


There are not too many negative comments about the Streamlight TLR-1. The few negative comments mentioned included a user not liking the way you have to turn on the strobe function. Another user mentioned that the flashlight gets hot when it is on.
Overall, the negative comments are not anything really serious and are to be expected.


This is a really solid little light that produces a bright beam of light! At the prices that it is sold, you will probably struggle to find a flashlight of similar quality and brightness.

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