So we’ve started a segment called “What’s in my pocket?”, and I figured I’d let you guys and gals in on what I keep on me everyday. Being that I now consider myself a flashaholic, I just don’t keep lights on my persons. It ranges from keys, wallet, my phone, my watch, a cool looking paracord bracelet, a SOG pocket knife, and my new Olight M23 Javelot. Peep into my every day, as I dump everything out.
Month: July 2015
Nitecore TM16 – Quick Look
Take a look at the Nitecore TM16, an intense 4-LED searchlight with long-distance throw. Perfect for search-and-rescue and outdoors applications. Want everything you need to get this beast up and running out of the box? Check out our combo package, which bundles in 4 batteries and a charger at a deep discount.
JETBeam C8 and July 4th Fireworks
What better way to celebrate July 4th weekend than with some backyard fireworks!
Luckily I had my JETBeam C8 Flashlight on hand to help light up the way. In order to put on a good show for my friends and family I needed the perfect setup. As we finished up dinner and daylight quickly disappeared I knew it was time to bring out the fireworks. I happily whipped out my JETBeam C8 and switched it to the 75 lumen “Low” mode since there was still some light left in the sky. This was perfect for unwrapping the fireworks on the deck and walking them over to the backyard.
In a matter of minutes it was completely dark outside so I knew I needed to kick it up a notch. Now it was really time to show off the power of the JETBeam C8 Flashlight. I skipped right over the 260 lumen “Mid” mode and switched to the mind blowing 1,000 lumen “High” mode. I aimed the C8 at the fireworks where I had my brother-in-law helping me set them up (see picture below). As soon as I switched to the 1,000 lumens my brother-in-law yelled out “Holy cow!“…He’s never seen a flashlight produce that much high quality light before.
In fact, everyone that was at my house was in complete shock of the overwhelming power that this compact flashlight was capable of. It made setting up the fireworks (which is generally a very tedious project) more enjoyable than ever. Normally I would have just used my cell phone light or a dinky flashlight but now that I have experienced the pure quality and high performance of the JETBeam C8, there’s no going back. This all purpose flashlight provides you with an incredible lighting experience that cannot be out done.
Surprisingly after the firework show was over my friends and family were asking to try out the flashlight for themselves. I showed them all 3 output modes as well as the strobe mode. They were shining the beam on the trees, the wood pile, the swing set, the picnic table and anything else that was submerged in darkness. I’ve never seen a bunch of adults get so excited over a flashlight before. At least I won’t be struggling to come up with birthday gift ideas in the near future. This flashlight will do just the trick. The convenience, affordability and versatility makes the JETBeam C8 perfect for any type of situation.
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Nitecore EC4 – Quick Look
Take a Quick Look at the Nitecore EC4, a versatile, solid diecast aluminum handheld. Equally adept at indoors or outdoors applications, the EC4 combines durability with comfort. The smooth feel of its housing makes it easy for anyone to carry.
Olight M1X Striker – Quick Look
What’s in my pocket? EDC on display
What do you call a man that has too many flashlights? Is there even such a thing? My personal EDC setup is what I consider the bare essentials, and if constantly carrying around 3 flashlights is wrong than I don’t want to be right. Stay a while and listen while I give a quick breakdown of things I stuff in to my pockets whenever I leave the house. Read More