Posted in Flashlights Pocket Ramping Thrower

Lumintop FW1A Flashlight Review

Lumintop has been busy expanding on the FW line of lights.  First there was the FW3A, which I reviewed and like a lot.  Then there were some special metal editions (titanium, copper).  Now there’s a longer single emitter version, which I’m reviewing today:  The FW1A.  

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Posted in Flashlights Thrower Weapon

Weltool T11 “Demon Carver” Flashlight Review

Today I have in for review a single 18650 thrower.  This one’s unusual though.  I have never seen the emitter before (an Osram), and this thing really throws.

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Posted in Flashlights Pocket Weapon

JETBeam Jet-PC20 Flashlight Review

JETBeam’s new PC20 is a dual switch, 21700 tube light with USB-C charging.  An interesting weapon light.  Read on for testing! Official Specs and Features…

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Posted in Flashlights Pocket

Fenix LD30 Flashlight Review

Today I have in for testing a new Fenix light, the LD30.  It’s an 18650 light with the interesting Fenix optic, and a dual switch interface.  Read on!

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Posted in Bicycle Flashlights

Lumintop B01 Bike Flashlight Review

Lumintop, maker of all things awesome, has released a new bike light.  The B01 runs on a single 21700 cell, has a beam shaped specifically for bike riding, and includes on-board charging.  Read on for more!

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Posted in Chargers Powerbank

XTAR PB2S Powerbank and Charger Review

XTAR has a new powerbank on the market.  The name is PB2S, and it’s an upgraded PB2.  This one has noteworthy improvements – USB-C and support for bigger cells.  Read on for a bit of testing!

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

Thrunite TC15 “The Outsider” Edition Flashlight Review

A while back Thrunite released the TC15, a 18650 light with built in charging and an indicating switch.  Thrunite made a special edition of the TC15 with youtuber The Outsider.  Check out that channel!  I’ve never heard of it but to be honest it looks pretty cool.  Here’s a test of the customized The Outsider edition of the Thrunite TC15!

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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 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 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 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 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 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 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 EDC Flashlights Pocket

BLF A6 (by Astrolux) Flashlight Review

BLF A6 review, you say?  Yep, BLF A6 review.  Sure, it’s been a while since this light came out, and sure, other very compelling options exist.  But I never reviewed it, and it’s good to have more datapoints out there about it!  Read on to see how it stacks up.

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Posted in Chargers Flashlights Headlamp On-Board Pocket

Sofirn SP40 Headlamp Review

Today I have in for review a neat headlamp by Sofirn.  This marks their first headlamp design!  It’s an 18650 light with an e-switch on the head end, and on-board charging.  Quite a release as a first headlamp!  Read on for testing.

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