Posted in EDC Flashlights Headlamp

Acebeam H40 Headlamp Review

Acebeam has a hot new little headlamp out!  It’s a High CRI model, and can work with AA sized cells.  Acebeam makes good stuff; read on to find out if this headlamp is too!

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Posted in Cell Testing

Vapcell 14500 Button Top Li-ion Cell Review

Second in my list of Vapcell cells directly from Vapcell is another 14500.  This is presumably the same cell as the flat top, but with a button added.  Performance should be very similar, though!  Read on for graphs and more!

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Posted in Cell Testing

Vapcell 14500 Flat Top Cell Review

I have an awesome number of Vapcell’s in for review, and this is the first of the bunch.  These are unprotected flat top 14500 cells, and here I’m testing two of them (as always).  14500 cells are the same size as AA cells, but don’t always work in those lights, due to the higher Li-Ion voltage.  

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Posted in Chargers EDC Flashlights Keychain On-Board Pocket

Wuben E05 Flashlight Review

Wuben is still hitting the scene hard.  I’ve reviewed a Wuben before, the TO10R.  The build quality is great, and I was interested to see if Wuben would keep that trend going.  They sent the E05, which I believe has just been released, and here’s my review and test of it!

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Posted in Chargers

XTAR D2 and D4 Charger Review

XTAR makes some great products, and have a massive line of chargers.  Here are two new chargers, the D2 and D4.  Very similar chargers, except one’s a 2-bay, and one’s a 4-bay.  I think they could make great basic fast chargers, but I’m glad to test them to find out!

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Posted in EDC Flashlights Pocket

Sofirn SF14 V2.0 Flashlight Review

Another Sofirn for review!  This time it’s a small AA/14500 version, with a mechanical tail switch.  Thanks to Sofirn for sending this light for review.

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Posted in EDC Flashlights Keychain Pocket

Ultratac A1 Flashlight Review

Ultratac got in touch with me recently to review a light of theirs.  They have a few brass offerings and I was interested, so I agreed to review the A1 if they also sent a brass light.  The brass light (K18 Mini) will be reviewed soon, but here’s the A1 for now.

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ISDT C4 NiMH/Li-Ion Charger Review

I had seen this charger randomly around the internet and it looks so fancy.  I like fancy stuff.  It also looks like a very capable charger.  Here’s my review of it.  I’ll say up front (and this might be the best place, too) that this charger is is advanced enough that my typical charger-tester setup.  What I mean by that is the resistance in my usual setup got sensed by the charger and prevented higher current charging.

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Posted in EDC Flashlights Gadgets Pocket Tactical

Astrolux K01 CU "Tactical" Flashlight Review

Banggood got in touch about a review item and we agreed on this Astrolux light.  I generally like Astrolux lights, and this copper light is stunning.  Plus it has a great UI!

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Posted in EDC Flashlights Pocket

Lumintop Tool AA Flashlight Review

I have reviewed a bunch of Lumintop lights, and really, I’m a fan.  The Tool AAA series was good enough that after I got the two review versions, I bought two more myself!  This is the Tool AA, which shares the look of the AAA version, and features as well.  Like the AAA version, there are a few options for this light.  Read on!

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