Posted in EDC Gadgets Spinner Top

BilletSpin “The Vanguard” Top Review

BilletSpin has released a new top.  It’s named “The Vanguard” and they were kind enough to send one my way.  It’s gorgeous, too – a 3-color Mokume / Flamed Titanium top, with a Ruby sphere atop the stem.  Truly a stunning top.  

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Posted in Bicycle Chargers Flashlights On-Board Pocket Wall o' Light

Eagtac DX3B Clicky Flashlight Review

Today I have the DX3B Clicky, one of the many lights in the DX3B series.  This one packs a ton of features, along with a bunch of options, too.  Read on for more!

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Posted in EDC Gadgets Top

BilletSpin Xeno Stainless Steel and Bronze Top Review

Along with the Soul Pen BilletSpin sent a while back, they graciously sent this Xeno bronze and stainless top.  I have had tops before – the Lambda from Dark Sucks, for example, so I’m glad to have a look at this one!  

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Posted in Chargers

XTAR MC6C Charger Review

Another XTAR charger!  I’ve bugged XTAR about sending a more-than-4-bay charger for a while, and they have this MC6C out now….  I’ve been playing around with this one for a while, and here are my thoughts!

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Posted in Gadgets

Storacell PowerPax 18650 GITD Battery Caddy

Illumn.com recently sent me a review item and I convinced Calvin to send over one of these glow in the dark Storacells.  So, enjoy a few shots of these cool cell holders!

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Posted in Cell Testing

Vapcell G20 18650 Lithium Ion Cell Review

One more Vapcell!  (Actually I still have a few in the wings.)  Today it’s the G20, another 18650.  Sort of lowish capacity, mid to high discharge…. Let’s see how it looks in testing!

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Vapcell INR26650 20A Lithium Ion Cell Review

Today I have results from another Vapcell test cycle.  This is a 26650 cell, rated at 20A, and fairly high capacity claim of 5500mAh.  Read on for test results.

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Posted in Chargers

XTAR VP4C 4-Bay Charger Review

Today I have in for review the XTAR VP4C, a nice little 4-bay charger, for li-ion cells only.

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Posted in Flashlights Pocket

Lumintop IYP25 Flashlight Review

I mentioned the other day that the In Your Pocket (“IYP”) line has expanded recently…. I reviewed the IYP07 already, but today I have the IYP25, which is similar to the rest but is a 2xAA format.

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Posted in Flashlights Keychain Pocket

Lumintop IYP07 Flashlight Review

Lumintop has expanded the In Your Pocket (“IYP”) series of lights by two recently.  There’s the new IYP25, which is a 2-up AA light, and the IYP07, which is a single AAA light.  Today I’m having a look at the IYP07…. a light I’m very excited about!!

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Posted in EDC Gadgets

Astrolux TP01 Pen Review

I’ve had a couple of pens in for review lately, and that’s been great!  I write a fair bit for work, so it’s been nice to have something other than my custom Bic Clic Stic pen.  This is the Astrolux TP01, a titanium body light which fits the Parker style refill.  Read on for more!

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Posted in EDC Gadgets Knives

Nitecore NTK05 Knife Review

Today I have in my hands a … knife… from Nitecore.  It’s an unusual device, so calling it a knife might be a bit of a misnomer, because it’s most usual use case will likely not be … knifing.  What it essentially is, is a titanium scalpel handle.  Read on for more photos and a few thoughts!

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Posted in Chargers Flashlights Gadgets Lantern On-Board Powerbank

Nitecore LR50 Lantern Review

Today I have in for review the new Nitecore LR50 lantern.  It’s an interesting lantern, offering more than just…. lanterning.  It has charging, and can serve as a powerbank, too!

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Posted in Cell Testing

Vapcell H25 18650 Lithium Ion Cell Review

Another Vapcell review.  On a holiday?  Happy Fourth of July!!  I have a bunch of non-flashlight items, so my Tuesday/Thursday are full for a while!  Cell reviews are fairly dry though, so maybe something else interesting today too?

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Posted in Chargers Flashlights On-Board Tactical Thrower Wall o' Light Weapon

Thrunite TT10 Flashlight Review

Here’s Thrunite’s newest entry into the flashlight world.  It’s a 21700 light, with three switches.  I happen to love 21700 sized lights, and this one has some very nice features.  Let’s see how it tests!

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