Buyers' Guides

hiking flashlight

Things to consider when buying a hiking flashlight

Heading off into the wilderness without a flashlight is the outdoors equivalent of bringing a knife to a gunfight. Put simply, Mother Nature is...
Flashlight gift guide

Christmas flashlight gift guide 2016

When you come to think about it, Christmas is the perfect time to buy a flashlight. The nights are long and dark - exactly...
How many lumens do I need - a bright Olight M18

How many lumens do I need?

If there is one piece of advice that you should stick to, regardless of what kind of product you’re after, it’s that you should...
The best underwater flashlights have different requirements to on-land models

Best Underwater Flashlights

Underwater or Dive Lights are something of a specialty area in the flashlight world, with some of the conventional wisdom of flashlights being turned on...
The Olight S20 is one of the best 18650 flashlights

Best 18650 flashlights

If the most popular battery type for the average flashlight user is the AA, there's a strong case for the argument that the most...
Two boys play with a travel flashlight

How to pick the best travel flashlight

Congratulations! You're going on a trip and are excitedly packing your bag! One item (or possibly two - we'll come to that) you shouldn't...
Buying a used flashlight

Buying a used flashlight

Everybody loves a bargain, and there’s no denying that once you get to the higher end of the flashlight spectrum, prices can rise pretty...

Our Christmas flashlight gift guide 2015

With Thanksgiving out of the way, it's time to start thinking about Christmas. And what better present to give a loved one than a...
Best AA flashlights for the money

Best AA flashlights

If you said to someone "Buy me some batteries when you're at the store", the chances are - if they didn't tell you where...
What makes the best rechargeable flashlights?

Best rechargeable flashlights

The world seems to be split into two groups: those who think rechargeable flashlights are a good idea and those who think they're the...

MANUFACTURER PROFILES

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EagleTac

  EAGTAC LLC was founded in 2009 in Washington and owns the brand name EagleTac. Their flashlights and accessories are sold under the two brands...
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Maglite

  The Maglite Flashlight was introduced in 1979 by the company Mag Instrument Inc. Every Maglite flashlight is designed, manufactured and tested in the U.S.A....