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Armytek Wizard Pro Nichia Warm Headlamp Testing

Armytek has made an official Wizard Pro with Nichia 144A.  It’s aptly named the Wizard Pro Nichia Warm, and here is my testing of it!

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Posted in EDC Flashlights Pocket Ramping Wall o' Light

Lumintop EDC18 Flashlight Review

Lumintop had great success with the FW series, and expanded it greatly.  They also went a different directly – a more standard light but with an e-switch on the side.  That’s the EDC18, and here’s my testing of it!

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Posted in EDC Gadgets Spinner

MecArmy GP1 Fidget Spinner Review

I once saw MecArmy as a flashlight company.  The more I see their Facebook and Instagram posts, the more I realize they’re actually a gadget company.  That’s certainly the case with the item I have in my hand today – the MecArmy GP1 fidget spinner.  Appointed with anodized titanium, and very fidgety….  Read on for some thoughts and pics!

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Posted in EDC Flashlights Pocket

Wowtac A6 Flashlight Review

Wowtac has an interesting new 18650 light out.  It’s a shorty, with a short reflector and a Luminus SST-40.  It boasts on-board charging too, and includes a cell in the package.  Read on for some testing!

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Posted in EDC Flashlights Fun Fund Friday Gadgets Pocket Ramping

Custom ReyLight Gemini with Crescendo UI Flashlight Review

My Fun Fund Friday review for today is of a light I couldn’t not own.  It’s an orange coated ReyLight called the Gemini.  Now, this particular copy that I purchased myself, is from the secondary market, and the UI has been swapped entirely for something custom.  So I’m mainly showing my evaluation of the physical light itself and I’ll probably also comment some on the UI, which is ToyKeeper’s Crescendo.  Hope that type post interests you, and please read on!

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Posted in Flashlights Gadgets Thrower Wall o' Light

Acebeam K75 Flashlight Review

Going Gear, the great store in Georgia sent me a light I’ve been itching to get my hands on…  The Acebeam K75 – I’m sure you’ve heard of it, or if you’ve looked out your door at night you’ve probably seen me shining mine up into the air.  This is a 18650×4 dedicated thrower with a Luminus SBT-90 Gen2, an uncommon emitter.  Read on for some thoughts and testing!

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Posted in Flashlights

Wowtac A1S Flashlight Review

Wowtac sent this new A1S for review.  It’s a Cree XP-L HD dual switch light, most notable for it’s low price.  To wit, it’s not breaking new ground, but it’s inexpensive!  Read on for testing!

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Posted in Flashlights Fun Fund Friday

Veleno Designs Quantum D2 Flashlight Review

Breaking out a standard classic for today’s post-Thanksgiving Fun Fund Friday review.  It’s a twisty 10180 light by the well known Steve Ku of Veleno Designs.  This is my second of these, and despite being available for years, they’re still being sold today!

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Posted in EDC Flashlights Pocket

Acebeam M20 Flashlight Review

In my hands for review today is a small Acebeam AAA light – the M20.  It’s a twisty with good knurling and easy operation; read on for testing!

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Posted in Flashlights

Folomov EDC C2 Flashlight Review

The Folomov C2 is a tiny light, almost like a shrunken Olight S1 Mini, with a 14300 liion cell.  It’s a nice little package; read on for more testing and thoughts!

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Posted in EDC Flashlights Keychain On-Board Pocket

RovyVon A3x Flashlight Review

RovyVon has released an update to their very popular Aurora A2/A3 series of lights.  RovyVon sent over an updated A3 light – the A3x.  This is as much a new light as it is an update, but addresses issues raised from the initial release.  Have a look, and see if the improvements are compelling!

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Posted in Flashlights Fun Fund Friday

Wuben TO50R HC Flashlight Review

This is the Wuben TO50R, which started on BLF as “The Flashlight.”  It claimed at the time 2500 lumens (bumped to 2800 now), high CRI, on-board charging, a cell included, and can be used as a powerbank, too.  

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Posted in Flashlights Headlamp On-Board

Acebeam H50 Headlamp Review

Acebeam has dropped a new headlamp in the form of a three emitter 18650 light with USB-C charging.  It’s a nice looking device with three emitter options.  Read on for more thoughts and testing!

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Veteran’s Day [Giveaway]: As a thank you to veterans, here’s a giveaway!! Enter to win a Wowtac A2S.

I’m hosting a giveaway over on reddit – that’s where it all started for me, and my main userbase too.  So what better place.

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Posted in Flashlights Headlamp On-Board Pocket

Wowtac A2S Headlamp Review

Wowtac makes some solid, inexpensive lights, and they’ve updated their A2 headlamp.  Wowtac has released the A2S, which almost doubles the output across all modes, increases throw, but retains the nice form factor of the headlamp.  Read on for full testing of the Wowtac A2S!

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Posted in Flashlights Headlamp On-Board

Fenix HM65R Headlamp Review

An 18650 headlamp!  This could be a good category, mainly falling to whether the light is well balanced against it’s head straps.  This one is, and works great.  It has dual emitters and USB-C charging, which is a nice bonus.  It’s the Fenix HM65R – read on for more thoughts and testing!

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Posted in Flashlights Pocket

Convoy S12 Flashlight Review

Another Convoy!  Like I said, I’d love to review all the Convoy lights but that’s quite a task.  In any case, here’s the S12, a new 21700 light, with some pleasant eggy SST-20 emitters.  Read on!

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Posted in Flashlights Pocket Thrower

Convoy M21B Flashlight Review

Convoy has released a new 21700 cell light.  It’s a single emitter thrower style light.  Read on for some testing! Official Specs and Features Here’s…

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Posted in Chargers Flashlights On-Board Pocket

Fenix E30R Flashlight Review

Today I have in my hands a new light by Fenix.  It’s the E30R, and it’s essentially a 18650 version of the E18R, which I liked quite a bit.  It’s also quite a bit like the LD30, which I said would be better if it was only an e-switch light, not a dual switch light.  The E30R is basically the LD30 as an e-switch only light.  (So I already expect to like it!)

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Posted in Flashlights Tactical Thrower Weapon

Nitecore New P12 Flashlight Review

Nitecore has a new light out – their very first 21700 light, in fact!  (Well, aside from the TM10K, in which the 21700 was built in.)  The New P12 is a tactical, dual switch, with a package that includes Nitecore’s first 21700 cell.  Read on for more!

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