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Manker MC13 Ultra-Throw Flashlight Review

The Manker MC13 Ultra-Throw flashlight is a tiny light with many emitter options (white/color) and massive throw! It can have an 18650 or 18350 body, and has an interesting user interface, too! It’s part of the “Muscle Combo” from Manker. Read on for testing!

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TorchLAB BOSS “5.1” – 371 v2.0 (by Lux-RC) Firmware Guide

A while back, my hard anodized TorchLAB BOSS was updated from the original (as shipped) Lux-RC 371d driver, to the new firmware 371 v2.0 driver.  The light itself has been reviewed already, so this review is going to focus mostly on the new firmware.  

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Oveready P35 Aluminum Black HA P60 Host Review

I’ve had for a while the new Oveready P35 P60 host in hard anodized aluminum.  This is a host that at its base level supports a single 18350 cell, but with the included extension can run a single 18650, or 18350×2 if a drop-in supports that.  Read on for some thoughts and photos!

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Imalent UT10 Tactical Weapon Flashlight Review

The Imalent UT10 tactical weapon flashlight has hit the market, and here you’ll find some thoughts and testing.  It’s been a while since I’ve had a handgun light, but I threw this one on my Walther and discovered some interesting points.  Read on!

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Skilhunt H04 Mini RC Headlamp Review – The 18350 Headlamp you need?

The new kid on the block is the Skilhunt H04 Mini 18350 Headlamp.  Skilhunt had remarkable success with the H03 Headlamp, and then had a bunch of H04 variations.  I’m pleased that they added one more, the H04 Mini! Read on for some thoughts and testing.

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Manker E14 III 18350 Quad Emitter Flood Flashlight

The Manker E14 iii 18350 flashlight is a flashlight for all flood.  As part of the muscle combo, it is more of an EDC type light.  Read on for some testing, and thoughts!

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Holiday Flashlight Guide 2020 – You Should Buy These!

I hope 2020 has been a great year for you!  It’s been a great gear year, that’s for certain.  Notably we got a redesigned TorchLAB BOSS, with many advancements there.  We also saw more widespread acceptance of USB-C charging, and emitters like the Samsung LH351d helped us have the best of many good aspects a flashlight can offer.

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Sanwu Red Guardian Laser Review

Today I have something a little off the wall for your viewing pleasure!  It’s a laser!  This one is a fancy laser – solid copper body, 18350 powered, high powered (Class 4) blue laser.  It’s quite incredible.  Read on for some thoughts and photos!

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Convoy S2+LED Flashlight: Should Everyone Really Have One of These?

How long have I used a Convoy S2+ as a size reference light, yet never tested one officially.  How many flashlight fanatics have an 18650 Convoy S2+ LED flashlight?  Well I’m here to tell you everyone should!  It might not be this exact one (read to find out if I think it should be), but there are so many flavors that if you can’t find one you like, then you aren’t even trying.

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Emisar D4V2 Brass with E21A Emitters Flashlight – the Best Light for Weighing Your Pockets Down!

Emisar D4V2 flashlights have become so popular they are currently branded as “the flashlight of r/flashlight.”  Despite this, I have only recently picked one up.  I went for brass (of course) and the Nichia E21A emitter in 4500K temperature.  Read on for thoughts and testing!

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