Thyrm SwitchBack 2.0 Large Flashlight Ring | Fits Modlite Handhelds

Thyrm SwitchBack 2.0 Large Flashlight Ring | Fits Modlite Handhelds


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The SwitchBack® 2.0 adds a multi-function finger ring and robust pocket clip to your tactical flashlight. It mounts securely between the light’s tailcap and body, providing a repeatable grip index during deployment from pocket or pouch, and enhances ergonomics while shooting or searching. Watch the video below to learn more.

The SwitchBack® 2.0 is the next evolution in the innovative SwitchBack Flashlight Ring product line, incorporating new features and refinements based on thousands of hours of use by our subject matter experts and customers. The SwitchBack 2.0 mounts between the tailcap and body of your flashlight, making it secure regardless of impact, moisture, and heat/cold changes. SwitchBacks can be used with handguns or long guns, allowing the user to:
• Reliably deploy and index a flashlight from both pockets and pouches, using the SwitchBack’s rigid, but releasable, retention ring.
• Shoot using a natural two-handed grip (the SwitchBack Technique).
• Employ all traditional low-light techniques such as Neck Index, Modified FBI, and Harries.
• Positively retain the light when drawing a firearm, reloading, and addressing a malfunction.

The SwitchBack 2.0 also provides fast deployment and enhanced retention during many activities such as climbing, backpacking, car and home maintenance, and self-defense.

New for SwitchBack 2.0:
• A finger ring that releases under heavy force/torque, but can be reset.
• A stronger pocket clip that also works with MOLLE/PALS webbing.
• A pocket clip position that allows for slightly deeper carry than the SwitchBack® Large (original).
• A tubular portion that is cut lower to allow grip on both sides of the tail-cap during installation.
• A wider thumb rest with traction features.
• Small crush ribs on the SwitchBack 2.0’s lip that create a custom fit across a broader range of lights.
• An aluminum spacer that expands compatibility to Streamlight HL and HL-X flashlights and other manufacturers with similar designs.

Designed and manufactured in the USA.

Looking for a SwitchBack Flashlight Ring to fit a smaller-diameter light? Check out the SwitchBack S Backup.  We also offer the original SwitchBack Large’s design.

Curious about compatibility with your other 1-inch diameter lights? Contact us if you have questions about your model.

Tailcaps larger than 1.004 inches (2.55016 cm) in diameter are not compatible with the SwitchBack Large.

For installation, first try installing the SwitchBack on your light without use of the o-ring or aluminum washer.  Simply unscrew the tailcap, add the SwitchBack, and rescrew the tailcap back on.    If the light does not activate upon use of the tailcap switch with the SwitchBack installed, try installing the aluminum washer as shown in the diagram below.  Streamlight models tend to require the aluminum washer, but may not, depending on the tailcap features of the light.  Elzetta and Surefire models do not usually require the aluminum washer, but users may find that addition of the rubber o-ring will help to stabilize the position of the SwitchBack.

Additional information

Weight .2 oz
Dimensions .5 × 5 × .5 in

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15 reviews for Thyrm SwitchBack 2.0 Large Flashlight Ring | Fits Modlite Handhelds

  1. Jason (verified owner)

    The pocket clip is way more robust than any stock clip, and the finger ring is a great way to hold and manipulate your light and not have to worry about dropping it. The original version was great, but the 2.0 version is much better.

  2. Joe Maddux (verified owner)

    I can agree with Jason on everything. The 2.0 is way better than the original. Got one in each color for my Modlite to match my mood, too. Cute.

  3. Brendon Bennett (verified owner)

    Great addition to my stream light!

  4. drumsetboy82 (verified owner)

    A pretty awesome accessory, easily the best in it’s class. My only suggestion is that they offer a model that has the pocket clip offset 90 degrees from the ring, because – particularly with back pocket carry – the 180 degree offset has a tendency to cause the light to rotate to a less comfortable carry position. The benefits far outweigh the drawbacks, and this is definitely a better option than the Raven Concealment pocket clip.

  5. MattW (verified owner)

    Fits the Modlite 18350 Handheld Body perfect! Feels very secure and comfortable in hand.

  6. matthewrb (verified owner)

    Very durable and fast to switch between using as a handheld and using while shooting!

  7. Matt Thompson (verified owner)

    Added to Fenix PD35. Excellent product.

  8. mac.mosher (verified owner)

    Feels great and does its job

  9. Cory (verified owner)

    Quick shipping and works perfect with the modlite handheld body

  10. Chin Chan (verified owner)

    The design as intended works for better manipulation and ergonomics.

    Not too expensive, fits 1″ diameter handheld flashlights.

    I will say that be careful what end cap you use with your flashlight. My Elzetta has a high-low setting where you turn the cap a little to put it into low power admin mode. Well the O ring that comes with the Switchback puts too much offset and won’t allow me to screw the endcap into normal full power mode.

    I just run without the o ring, no big deal. Water doesn’t encroach into the system and the Elzetta electronics are fully potted anyways. Without the spacer the handle has a little slop/loose but still useable.

  11. sorgiovannianthony (verified owner)

    A no brainer upgrade for your EDC handheld light! Makes one handed manipulation easy and fast!!! Highly recommend!!

  12. Hunter Crumley (verified owner)

    BTO is one of the only places I could find with the green Sage edition in stock. I managed to snag one of the green Sage cerakoted Modlites, and this was a great match for the Modlite. It makes getting the light out much quicker and easier. Thanks BTO.

  13. Devin Shunia (verified owner)

    Works well, recommend for any hand-held applications.

  14. Jacob Brandon (verified owner)

    Great way to use the handheld. Glad I picked this up.

  15. thegunguy4118 (verified owner)

    A must have for any handheld! I use my Modlite on a daily basis and absolutely love this!

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