Posted in Flashlights Ramping Tactical

Imalent DM21C Flashlight Review

Here’s a light that I’ve sort of already reviewed before…. at first glance.  The DM21C looks like a big version of the LD10, but is not really.  This is an 18650 light, and the cell can be removed.  Everything needed is included, and it has two switches.  Read on for more!

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Posted in Flashlights On-Board Tactical

Fenix HT18 Flashlight Review

Fenix has out a new thrower, in the 21700 format.  It’s a dual switch light, includes the cell, and that cell has USB-C charging!  Read on for some testing!

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Posted in Flashlights Pocket Wall o' Light

Lumintop FW1A Pro Flashlight Review

There was a point where I’d have said the FW series of Lumintop lights was played out (or “overdone.”)  I’d have said the FW1A Pro was unnecessary.  …. A 18650 light with Andúril, a Cree XHP50.2 under a reflector – what’s the point?….   You’ll have to read on to see what I think after having it. 😀  

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Posted in EDC Flashlights On-Board Pocket

Wowtac A7 Flashlight Review

Wowtac has released another 18650 light.  This time it’s a dual switch Cree XP-L HI light, with an indicating switch and on-board (micro-USB) charging.  Read on for some testing!

If you haven’t checked out Wowtac, you definitely should! 

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Posted in Flashlights Keychain On-Board Pocket Ramping

Nitecore TUBE 2.0 Keychain Flashlight Review

Here’s a version 2 light by Nitecore, where I have surprisingly never reviewed the first version.  It’s the TUBE2.0; a slim keychain light, with a bare 5mm emitter and ramping.  Read on for some testing!

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Nitecore TIKI LE Keychain Flashlight Review

What can I say about the TIKI LE that I haven’t already said about the RovyVon Aurora series.  We should get this discussion out of the way at the start:  version one of the Aurora, which was released maybe a year and a half ago, and this TIKI/TIKI LE are basically the same.  I asked Nitecore about this specifically, and they declined to respond.  I asked RovyVon about this specifically and they were very clear that this was in no way whatsoever a collaboration in any format.

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Posted in EDC Flashlights Fun Fund Friday

Lumintop FW3C Andúril Flashlight Review

A Fun Fund Friday review of a light you all probably already own and have moved past…  The Lumintop FW3C – yes another FW review!  My copy of this light has been in my possession for a while now, so shipped with an early version of Andúril, and the review might not be the most relevant any more.

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Posted in EDC Flashlights On-Board Thrower

Wowtac A4 V2 Flashlight Review

Wowtac has been bringing the hits lately, and most importantly, at a nice price.  Today I have a version 2 of the A4 – really it’s practically a different light.  This one’s a single cell (26650) and smaller head.  Maybe a scaled down version of the original A4?  Anyway, read on for thoughts and testing!

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Posted in Flashlights Headlamp Pocket

Armytek Wizard Pro Nichia Warm Headlamp Testing

Armytek has made an official Wizard Pro with Nichia 144A.  It’s aptly named the Wizard Pro Nichia Warm, and here is my testing of it!

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Posted in EDC Flashlights Pocket Ramping Wall o' Light

Lumintop EDC18 Flashlight Review

Lumintop had great success with the FW series, and expanded it greatly.  They also went a different directly – a more standard light but with an e-switch on the side.  That’s the EDC18, and here’s my testing of it!

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Posted in EDC Flashlights Pocket

Wowtac A6 Flashlight Review

Wowtac has an interesting new 18650 light out.  It’s a shorty, with a short reflector and a Luminus SST-40.  It boasts on-board charging too, and includes a cell in the package.  Read on for some testing!

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Wowtac A1S Flashlight Review

Wowtac sent this new A1S for review.  It’s a Cree XP-L HD dual switch light, most notable for it’s low price.  To wit, it’s not breaking new ground, but it’s inexpensive!  Read on for testing!

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Posted in EDC Flashlights Keychain On-Board Pocket

RovyVon A3x Flashlight Review

RovyVon has released an update to their very popular Aurora A2/A3 series of lights.  RovyVon sent over an updated A3 light – the A3x.  This is as much a new light as it is an update, but addresses issues raised from the initial release.  Have a look, and see if the improvements are compelling!

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Posted in Flashlights Fun Fund Friday

Wuben TO50R HC Flashlight Review

This is the Wuben TO50R, which started on BLF as “The Flashlight.”  It claimed at the time 2500 lumens (bumped to 2800 now), high CRI, on-board charging, a cell included, and can be used as a powerbank, too.  

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Posted in Flashlights Headlamp On-Board

Acebeam H50 Headlamp Review

Acebeam has dropped a new headlamp in the form of a three emitter 18650 light with USB-C charging.  It’s a nice looking device with three emitter options.  Read on for more thoughts and testing!

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Posted in Flashlights Headlamp On-Board

Fenix HM65R Headlamp Review

An 18650 headlamp!  This could be a good category, mainly falling to whether the light is well balanced against it’s head straps.  This one is, and works great.  It has dual emitters and USB-C charging, which is a nice bonus.  It’s the Fenix HM65R – read on for more thoughts and testing!

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Posted in Chargers Flashlights On-Board Pocket

Fenix E30R Flashlight Review

Today I have in my hands a new light by Fenix.  It’s the E30R, and it’s essentially a 18650 version of the E18R, which I liked quite a bit.  It’s also quite a bit like the LD30, which I said would be better if it was only an e-switch light, not a dual switch light.  The E30R is basically the LD30 as an e-switch only light.  (So I already expect to like it!)

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Posted in Flashlights Tactical Thrower Weapon

Nitecore New P12 Flashlight Review

Nitecore has a new light out – their very first 21700 light, in fact!  (Well, aside from the TM10K, in which the 21700 was built in.)  The New P12 is a tactical, dual switch, with a package that includes Nitecore’s first 21700 cell.  Read on for more!

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Posted in EDC Flashlights Pocket

Thrunite T10T V2 CutleryLover Flashlight Review

The Thrunite T10T has been a popular light if for nothing else than just as a good conversation piece.  It’s a titanium AA/14500 light with a side e-switch.  Youtube personality cutlerylover worked with Thrunite to make a titanium version of the venerable T10 v2, and thus we have this T10T V2 cutlerylover.  Read on for thoughts and testing!

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Posted in EDC Flashlights Gadgets Pocket Tactical

Folomov EDC C1 v3 Flashlight Review

I reviewed the Folomov EDC C1 a while back.  For me it was a good light – I didn’t experience some problems many others experienced. …

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