Lumintop has been busy expanding on the FW line of lights. First there was the FW3A, which I reviewed and like a lot. Then there were some special metal editions (titanium, copper). Now there’s a longer single emitter version, which I’m reviewing today: The FW1A.
Always on the hunt for the perfect orange flashlight, recently I found this one by Coast. It looks like a fun light, so I reached out to Coast, and they sent this one (and another one) out for review. This is my testing of the Coast Polysteel 600R, a plastic zoomy with batteries included.
I recently got this Hobbymade D6 Duo Pro rc/lipo charger in for testing. It was an item I asked for specifically, and specifically because I wanted to see something in use that I hadn’t seen anyone use: external discharge. Hobbymate was kind enough to send this one and I’ve had it for way too long, but finally got my demonstration done.
Today I have in for review a single 18650 thrower. This one’s unusual though. I have never seen the emitter before (an Osram), and this thing really throws.
I’m a flashlight guy, no secret, but any time I have a light on my person, I also have a knife. But I’m not a typical knife guy – I strongly prefer really small knives. It’s a never ending quest. I saw this little guy and knew I had to have it. This Nite Ize DoohicKey knife isn’t the perfect knife for me, but it’s the one that I’ve carried for months now.
JETBeam’s new PC20 is a dual switch, 21700 tube light with USB-C charging. An interesting weapon light. Read on for testing! Official Specs and Features…
Lumintop, maker of all things awesome, has released a new bike light. The B01 runs on a single 21700 cell, has a beam shaped specifically for bike riding, and includes on-board charging. Read on for more!
Nitecore has a new ultralight headlamp, with high output, high CRI, and red all built in! It’s smaller than the previous iteration of this light, so would likely be great for long runs and the like.
XTAR has a new powerbank on the market. The name is PB2S, and it’s an upgraded PB2. This one has noteworthy improvements – USB-C and support for bigger cells. Read on for a bit of testing!
RovyVon has released a new, bigger light. It’s sort of a keychain light; bigger than their popular keychain series of lights, anyway.
This one’s still an Aurora. The aluminum you’ll see here is the A23, but there are others.
A while back Thrunite released the TC15, a 18650 light with built in charging and an indicating switch. Thrunite made a special edition of the TC15 with youtuber The Outsider. Check out that channel! I’ve never heard of it but to be honest it looks pretty cool. Here’s a test of the customized The Outsider edition of the Thrunite TC15!
A while back Sofirn released a tiny little AAA light. No TIR, no reflector…. basically a bare 5mm led (ok there was a tiny cone reflector built in but it did approximately nothing.) It was awesome, and it was the Sofirn C01.
But it lacked. It had only one mode and the beam was useful for a limited set of circumstances. Fortunately Sofirn updated that light – same body but with a TIR, a two mode twisty UI, and importantly, a different emitter. Here’s my testing of that light, the Sofirn C01S.
Wowtac has a new wall-of-light in a 26650 format light. Wowtac has made some other great lights, with “technical support by Thrunite.” Here’s my review of the Wowtac A5!
The users over at https://www.reddit.com/r/AAMasterRace/ recently got some traffic from the Nanfu guys. Since I do some cell testing, I agreed to test these Nanfu Tenavolts. They’re AA sized lithium ion cells, which are bucked down to the more common 1.5V for AA NiMH or alkaline cells. The claims these make aren’t trivial, so I was interested to test them.
I have a long history of enjoying Skilhunt lights. In particular the UI but I also loved so many of the iterations of the H03… This is a new 14500 light which boasts on-board charging, includes a cell, and also works with NiMH. Read on for more testing!
This is the last in my bunch of Vapcells. I’ve held it til now because it’s a mix of most and least interesting…. First off…
I have one last item from BilletSpin for review – kinda disappointed, I have really enjoyed these items! This is an out-of-production top called the Firefly. It’s smallish, and great for travel use.