Posted in Flashlights On-Board Pocket

Nitecore NM01 Flashlight Review

Nitecore’s just released a light with what appears to be a built in 18650.  It’s fairly low cost, and can be considered a “complete package” light, and has features that can make it a compelling entry point to flashlights.  Read on for more!

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Posted in EDC Gadgets Spinner Top

BilletSpin Evolution Stemless Top Review

Today I’m testing and playing around with another item from BilletSpin.  This one looks like a tire with spinning rims, and is known as the Evolution Stemless.

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Posted in Cell Testing

Vapcell INR14500 Lithium Ion Cell Review

Today’s the last of my Vapcell liion cell reviews!  Well technically I have an IFR review coming up, which is also liion but not really something we’ll all use much.  

This is an INR 14500 button top, with 650mAh capacity.  Read on for testing!

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Posted in Chargers EDC Gadgets Powerbank

Nitecore F4 Powerbank/Charger Review

I heard about this new Nitecore powerbank/charger a while back, and finally have one in my hands.  Well not right now; I’m typing right now.  Who can hold a powerbank and type at the same time?  

Anyway, I wanted to give this one a test, and the nice people over at Illumn sent this one for me to play around with.  Read on for some thoughts!

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Posted in EDC Flashlights On-Board Pocket Tactical

Fenix PD36R Flashlight Review

Today I have in for review a very feature-rich light by Fenix.  First off, it’s a 21700 light, which is great.  It also has on-board charging (via USB-C), dual switches, and some other cool features.  Read on to see how it tests out!

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Posted in Flashlights Fun Fund Friday

KDLitker P6-TRI Triple Nichia 219b P60 Dropin Review

Official Specs and Features Here’s a link to the official product page. Versions This review is for one specific dropin, but KDLITKER has many p60…

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Posted in Cell Testing

Vapcell M34 18650 Lithium Ion Cell Review

Here’s a high capacity Vapcell.  Rated at only 10A, but with a capacity of 3400mAh, this is a nice high capacity cell!  Read on for some testing and pics. 

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Posted in EDC Gadgets Whistle

BilletSpin Polished and Flamed Titanium Whistle Review

My next item from Billetspin is not a top!  It’s a whistle.  This is a newish market for Billetspin, but they have a bunch of products in the category.  They’re very pretty pieces, but also functional whistles!  Read on for more.

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Posted in Chargers

Adeaska VC4 Plus Charger Review

Here’s a random charger that BangGood dropped in the latest package to me.  I didn’t know anything about it but it claims pretty fast charging over all 4 bays, so let’s see how it work!

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Posted in EDC Flashlights Pocket Tactical

MechForce Tactical Suppressor Turbo Flashlight Review

Since my early days of talking to Mechforce about flashlights, they mentioned doing this 21700 light.  I talked to them a bunch about it but more than anything, I think they took comments (including many of mine specifically) about the MechTorch to heart.  They’ve just released this 21700 light, named the Tactical Suppressor – basically a [Hot Rod in the Turbo format] tube 21700 light.  Read on for testing!

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

Astrolux FT03 Cree XHP50.2 Flashlight Review

I reviewed the FT03 a while back, but that was the SST40 flavor.  BangGood wanted a review of the XHP50.2 version as well, so they sent this one over for review.  The light is fundamentally the same, but with quite a different emitter.  Read on for more!  Or just hit up the table to see some differences.

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Posted in Cell Testing

Vapcell G26 18650 Lithium Ion Cell Review

Another Vapcell for review!  This is a mid capacity 18650 with high current capability – much like many of Vapcell’s cells…  Vapcell has a bunch of cells!

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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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Posted in Cell Testing

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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