Flashlights

5 Amazing LED Headlamps to Light the Way

One of the most essential pieces of equipment you can have in your bag while hiking or camping is a great LED headlamp. A well-made LED headlamp will free your hands so that you can focus on each step without having to hold on to a traditional flashlight to light the way. Even if you’re just out for a leisurely stroll or walking the dog at night, having a headlamp is a great way to keep yourself s...[Read More]

The Pen I Didn’t Know I Needed

I am a pencil guy. Normally I keep several Blackwing pencils around and will rarely use a pen. Just a habit from my art school days. Anyways, Olight was kind enough to send me the latest version of their tactical pen, the O’Pen Pro. It’s nearly identical to the original O’Pen we reviewed a bit ago with a few important differences. First, and easily my favorite is the green laser ...[Read More]

Olight Baldr RL Mini

It seems like Olight has been dropping a new light every other month in 2021. That is definitely something we can get behind. First it was the updated I3T, and now they are back with an updated version of the super popular Baldr Mini rail mounted light called the Baldr RL Mini. The RL doesn’t stand for anything you couldn’t guess…red laser! Yay – this version replaces (or a...[Read More]

Olight Baton 3 Premium

Several years ago Olight disrupted the rechargable flashlight market with their tail cap magnetic charger. Now they’re back to driving innovation in the flashlight industry forward by creating the apple airpod version of an edc flashlight with the Baton 3. The Baton 3 is a 1,200 lumen flashlight about the size of a Bic lighter which comes with a wireless recharging case and included 3500mAh ...[Read More]

Find the Best EDC Flashlight – Top Reviews and Buyer’s Guide

Quick Overview No one likes getting stuck in the dark. As a result, flashlights are one of the most carried EDC items along with pocket knives, multi-tools and more. Most flashlights these days are much more compact than your traditional handheld light of days past, even though we all have fond memories of those huge 4x d-cell battery mag lights. Finding the best edc flashlight for your needs is u...[Read More]

Limited Edition Olight i5t eos in Brass

The i series of lights from Olight are distinct and this limited brass edition is no exception. They continue to be solid performers and widely used in the community. The light is the bigger brother to Olight’s popular i3t. It runs on a single AA battery as opposed to an internal rechargeable like most of Olight’s other recent offerings. Olight sent us one of the latest releases of the...[Read More]

Olight OPen 2 Review – Is This The Tactical Pen Of The Future?

Olight’s popular Open 2 gets some updates and a new color, how does it stack up? First thing’s first, I’ve seen a lot of “penlights” come out over the years and this is definitely the first one I would consider actually usable. Most others on the market are either better at being a pen, better at being a flashlight, or a pen-shaped flashlight. Olight has found a great...[Read More]

4,000 Lumen Keychain Monster From Nightcore

Well known flashlight manufacturer Nightcore is coming into 2021 with a big splash and releasing the most powerful keychain flashlight in the world. The T4K is a palm-sized light that easily slides on your keychain and blasts an incredible 4,000 lumens in its Turbo mode. It has 4 other modes in addition to the Turbo, which can be easily switched between using a novel OLED display, something also n...[Read More]

The Best Tactical Flashlights for 2020

A flashlight is a flashlight right? Wrong. The majority of flashlights in the world are consumer flashlights and spend most of their lives in a drawer or in the garage. First responders, police officers, construction workers, and other job types often require something with a bit more reliability and ruggedness and that is where the idea of a tactical flashlight comes from. Tactical flashlights of...[Read More]

Nitecore NU25 Headlamp Review

5 seconds after the battery ran out on my Petzl while I was trying to get away from a mountain lion, I immediately realized I needed to do something different about my headlamp situation. For years I have been an avid camper and have had a few close run-ins with wildlife but this time was different. A few friends and I were out exploring a more remote part of the Big Sur river for a few evenings o...[Read More]

Olight Baton Pro Flashlight

One of our favorite flashlights, when we’re out camping or just rummaging around in the garage, is the Baton Pro Flashlight from Olight. The pocktable flashlight is powered by one 3500mAh lithium rechargable battery and toggles on and off quickly with a side-switch. The light sports a high-efficiency LED with a maximum output of 2000 lumens. OLIGHT’s signature magnetic USB charging sys...[Read More]

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