Last week, we highlighted the SOG Micron 2.0 folding knife in our first-ever EDC shoutout. Much of what we love about that handy little blade is seen in the SUNWAYMAN V11R: minimalism, durability, and ease-of-use.
September is National Preparedness Month – if you’re reading this it’s probably because you’re someone who doesn’t want to be caught with your pants down when SHTF. September is the perfect time to get ready for hurricane season as well as other devastating natural disasters like earthquakes, floods, and tornadoes. (more…)
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We’re back again with another peek at our Flashlight Glossary! This time we will be looking at some important flashlight safety features and standards that are commonly found in high end LED devices. When picking out a new flashlight it can be helpful to know more about what makes it safe and what sort of conditions the light can be used in. Let’s get to it!
Nitecore’s Precise Series is edging out its MH and MT models to become its most popular line. I recently took home a Nitecore P10 and had a good excuse to try out its various features. When my friend’s dog ran away after an impromptu fireworks show scared him from the group, it was time to take the 800 lumen gadget for a spin. (more…)
If you’re anything like me, you’ve got a trusty kit of tools you won’t leave home without. If you’re even more like me, you tend to go overboard on when it comes to cutlery. For years my every day carry collection included some bid ole folding knife, sometimes with with assisted open, ergonomic grips, a partially serrated blade, and any other bells and whistles I could find. The truth is, while all of those features were great for fishing trips and extended stays in the back country, they just weren’t what I needed in an EDC.
The world of LED flashlights is filled with some unique vocabulary that can be confusing to outsiders and newcomers. In an effort to spread the joy of knowledge about one of our favorite topics we will be going over some basic terms and introducing the Battery Junction Flashlight Glossary.
Today we aim to answer the question: “What is an LED?”