Posted in Flashlights Tactical Weapon

Nitecore P22R Flashlight Review

On the table today for review is this new Nitecore – the P22R.  It’s a tactical light, with quite a rounded out package, even including a hard belt holster.  Read on for some testing!

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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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Posted in Flashlights

Nitecore TIKI Keychain Flashlight Review

What can I say about the TIKI 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 Flashlights

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 Flashlights Headlamp Pocket

Nitecore UT32 Headlamp Review

Nitecore has released a new headlamp, which incorporates some now-common features in unusual ways.  It’s a dual emitter headlamp, with one CW and one WW emitter.  Read on for how it works, and some testing!

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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 Flashlights Headlamp On-Board

Nitecore NU17 Headlamp Review

Nitecore has a new ultralight headlamp, with high output, high CRI, and red all built in!  It’s smaller than the previous iteration of this light, so would likely be great for long runs and the like.

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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 EDC Gadgets Knives

Nitecore NTK05 Knife Review

Today I have in my hands a … knife… from Nitecore.  It’s an unusual device, so calling it a knife might be a bit of a misnomer, because it’s most usual use case will likely not be … knifing.  What it essentially is, is a titanium scalpel handle.  Read on for more photos and a few thoughts!

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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 Flashlights Pocket Tactical

Nitecore P18 Flashlight Review

Nitecore has produced another interesting experiment with die-casting flashlights.  The P18, using a single 18650, has both white (main) and red (secondary) outputs, with dual switches.  Read on to see how the light performs!

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Posted in Chargers EDC Flashlights Gadgets Keychain On-Board Pocket

Nitecore TIP2 Keychain Flashlight Review

This is the new Nitecore TIP2, a neat little dual emitter, built-in cell keychain light!  Read on for photos and thoughts!

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Posted in EDC Flashlights Lantern

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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Posted in Flashlights Headlamp On-Board Pocket

Nitecore NU25 Headlamp Review

I’ve reviewed a bunch of Nitecore lights, but somehow this little headlamp slipped under the radar.  Nitecore reached out, and soon this diminutive three emitter, high CRI, lightweight headlamp was in my hands!  This is my kind of light, so I’m interested to see if it’s any good!

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Posted in Chargers

Nitecore UI1 Charger Review

Nitecore sent me a pre-release copy of their new single bay charger.  This is the Li-ion only UI1.  It’s a simple charger; read on for some photos and a bit of charge testing!

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Posted in Chargers EDC Flashlights On-Board Tactical Thrower

Nitecore MH40GTR Flashlight Review

Nitecore keeps dropping lights in the MH series.  This time it’s a thrower, of the 2×18650 variety.  And it has an interesting UI.  Read on to find out more!

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Posted in EDC Flashlights Headlamp On-Board

Nitecore NU32 Headlamp Review

Another year, another Nitecore!  This time it’s a new headlamp, with a whole host of emitters, including red and two high CRI secondary emitters.  Nitecore has a special sale going on this one, so the review is timely!

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Posted in EDC Flashlights

Nitecore MH25GTS Flashlight Review

Nitecore has another in the Multi-Hybrid GTS series of lights out. This is the “25” – MH25GTS. It’s a medium range thrower, with a bit of a tactical flair. It has on-board charging, and a dual switch interface too!

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Posted in Chargers

Nitecore UMS2 and UMS4 Charger Review

My first “real” cell charger was a Nitecore D4.  Nitecore came close to replacing it a while back with the SC4, but they’ve certainly done it with these new two chargers – the USM2 and USM4.  These chargers (most importantly?) fit 21700 cells, among other awesome features.  Read on!

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