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Olight Olantern Lantern Review – Really the Lantern Everyone Asked for?

For ages now people have been after Olight to create a lantern.  Well Olight listened!  And now we have the Olantern.  It’s a LED lantern with a very classic look – iconic even.  Read on for some thoughts, more photos, and a bit of testing!

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XTAR RC2-200 Lantern / Flashlight Review

XTAR has updated one of their fun little “handheld lantern” type lights, and I have one in for testing!  It’s the RC2-200, and offers two white modes, RGB, and even some disco modes too!  Read on for some thoughts and testing.

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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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Nitecore LA10 Lantern/Flashlight Review

Today I have in for review another Nitecore, but from an unusual source.  This one’s from Banggood.  This is one of those lipstick lantern style lights, and accepts AA sized cells.

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Lumintop EDC05C Flashlight Review

Neal over at NealsGadgets sent a new Lumintop my way. It’s an update to the EDC05… Quite an update too, because this one adds some…

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Fenix CL26R Lantern Review

Today I have for review something we don’t see too much of.  A lantern!  This one’s made by Fenix, is powered by a single 18650, and has two types of use – lantern and “down” light, too!  Read on to see how it tests.

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Zanflare SB-6039 Solar Tent Light Review

While this is a light, it’s not really a typical flashlight.  And to be honest I’ve had it on a shelf to review for a while and I’m going to put it on the “Tuesday” (aka “not a flashlight”) review day.  So here are my thoughts on this little solar powered hanging light, the Zanflare SB-6039.

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Zanflare T1 Lantern Review

This lantern came to my attention through many discussions about how great it was.  I wasn’t initially interested, but I asked GearBest to send one over.  Zanflare is the GearBest housebrand, and they obliged my request!  Here’s my review of this cool little lantern.

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Nitecore LC10 Lantern/Charger Review

There’s another entry in the …. let’s call it the “USB dongle charger” list.  This is the Nitecore LC10, which is similar to other dongle chargers, but adds a few new features!  There’s an in-line lantern, and the poles are reversible on this charger.  Read on for more!

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RovyVon Aurora A5 Keychain Flashlight Review

The RovyVon lights have been popping up over and over, so I reached out to RovyVon on amazon about some review units.  I’d hoped to get a sampling of various iterations, but in the end RovyVon agreed to send the GITD version, the A5.  

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