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SureFire Titan Plus Flashlight

SureFire Titan Plus Flashlight
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Despite its size, the Titan Plus is very bright. The palm-sized flashlight can crank out 300 lumens in max mode, running off of a single rechargeable AAA battery. It features a nickel-plated brass body and includes a heavy-duty pocket clip. It also comes in a less expensive 125-lumen stainless steel version.

Nitecore P30i Tactical Flashlight

Nitecore P30i Tactical Flashlight

The latest version of Nitecore’s ultra long-throw flashlight can project its beam over 3200 feet. In turbo mode, it can output up to 2000 lumens, and it offers four other brightness levels, SOS and beacon modes. It’s built from durable aluminum alloy and both waterproof and shock-resistant. Includes a 5000mAh rechargeable battery.

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SureFire G2X Flashlight

SureFire G2X Flashlight
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Rather than metal, SureFire’s rugged G2X series flashlight is made from Nitrolon, a lightweight and extremely durable polymer that won’t dent, ding, or crack, and won’t freeze to your skin in cold weather. It has a brilliant 600-lumen LED light source, and a micro-textured reflector to ensure a smooth beam.

GoSun SolarLight Flashlight

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Like many flashlights, GoSun’s 280-lumen torch can be recharged via its USB port. But it can also harness energy from the sun, providing an ongoing source of light in the event of a power outage. It works as either a spotlight or lantern, and has a red light emergency strobe on its side. Save 12% in The Awesomer Shop.

DanForce G1 Modular Flashlight

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This versatile, rechargeable flashlight works in a variety of configurations, including 1-cell or 2-cell battery modes, as a diffuse area light or a concentrated beam, with white, green, or red light. It also incorporates a power bank, glass breaker, and compass. The G1 Pro model adds a rifle mount. Save 30% in The Awesomer Shop.

Nitecore MH25S Flashlight

Nitecore MH25S Flashlight
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This long-throw tactical flashlight cranks out power with a peak 1800-lumen output and 551+ yard beam distance. It offers five brightness levels, strobe, beacon, and SOS modes. It’s got a durable aluminum shell, and is IP68 waterproof, which means it’s submersible up to 2 meters.

AlpsWolf Multifunction Flashlight

AlpsWolf Multifunction Flashlight
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This barbell-shaped flashlight incorporates lights on both of its two ends, with a parabolic reflector one side and an array of COB LEDs on the other. It offers multiple brightness levels up to 1200 lumens, a strobe mode, and a red/blue emergency flasher. Its 10000 mAh battery pack offers up to 20 hours of runtime on a charge.

The Brightest Flashlights 2021

The Brightest Flashlights 2021

If you’re a believer in overkill, then you can’t just have an ordinary handheld flashlight. Fortunately for you, Everyday Carry has picked out some of the brightest flashlights you can buy, from the comparatively tame 7,400 lumen Noctigon K9.3 to the absolutely blinding 100,000 lumen Imalent MS18.

Black Diamond Zip Lantern

Black Diamond Zip Lantern
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Black Diamond’s compact lantern is perfect for backpacking. Its top packs warm white LEDs beneath a diffuser for up to 150 lumens of smooth area light and a single LED on its other end for a directional flashlight beam. It runs on four AAA batteries and has a collapsible hook built-in for hanging.

ZeroDark 3-Piece Light Set

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Get a great deal on ZeroDark’s set of LED lights for all of your outdoor adventures. The trio includes a bright flashlight with six modes and a side floodlight, a collapsible lantern, and a head-mounted light perfect for late-night hikes. Save 66% off the MSRP in The Awesomer Shop.

KeySmart Nano Torch XL Pen Light

KeySmart Nano Torch XL Pen Light
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KeySmart’s compact flashlight has a built-in clip for easy carrying in your pocket. Its LUMILEDS light source produces 120 lumens of clean white light, and its lens can be adjusted from a narrow spot to a wide beam when you move its barrel. Machined from lightweight aluminum. It’s 17% off in The Awesomer Shop.

Acebeam X80-GT Flashlight

Acebeam X80-GT Flashlight
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Acebeam’s chunky handheld flashlight blasts out a retina-burning 32,500 lumens at its top setting. It’s machined from aircraft-grade aluminum, waterproof to IPX8 standards, and has a built in tripod mount. It’s so powerful at its highest settings that you need to wear gloves to protect from the heat it throws off.

Olight I5UV Ultraviolet Flashlight

Olight I5UV Ultraviolet Flashlight
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This pocket-sized flashlight emits a high-efficiency 365nm ultraviolet beam, perfect for charging up glow-in-the-dark items, as well as looking for dust, dirt, and other things not always visible to the naked eye. Features a waterproof body with a unique double-helix knurled texture. Note: Staring directly into UV light is not recommended.

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Making the World’s Brightest Flashlight

Making the World’s Brightest Flashlight

After playing around with the insane 100,000 lumen Imalent MS-18 flashlight, the guys at The Hacksmith wanted to see if they could make something even brighter. Using 300 ultra-bright LEDs, they created a giant, blinding light that kicks out more than 1.4 million lumens. It isn’t particularly portable though.

Making a High-power Flashlight from Scratch

Making a High-power Flashlight from Scratch

You know we love a good flashlight around here. While we’ve seen lots of really slick production models, we have to hand it to M.N. Projects who built their own custom flashlight by machining billet aluminum, then outfitted it with a super-bright 30W LED and three lithium-ion batteries. They even etched their own circuit board.

Klarus XT21X Flashlight

Klarus XT21X Flashlight
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Thanks to its CREE XHP 70.2 P2 LED and a 5000mAh rechargeable battery, Klarus‘ tactical flashlight cranks out up to 4000 lumens of brightness, with a beam reach of over 1000 feet. It’s made from mil-spec hard-anodized aluminum alloy, and is IPX8 waterproof. Measures just 6.34″ long, so it goes anywhere.

Olight Warrior Flashlight

Olight Warrior Flashlight
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Olight’s mini flashlight uses a powerful 3500mAh 18650 battery to kick out up to 1500 lumens from a high-performance LED. Its body is made from aluminum and can survive immersion in 6 feet of water. It features a ridged grip, dual switches, and a magnetic charging connector. Available in black, desert tan, and camouflage.

Orb Bike Light Bottle

Orb Bike Light Bottle
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Improve your bicycle’s nighttime safety and visibility without installing extra equipment. Simply place this water bottle into your bottle cage, and you’ll get a bright source of light. It runs for up to 8 hours in constant mode, and 16 hours in flash mode. Of course, it still holds drinks too.

NEBO Glow Tumbler Holder

NEBO Glow Tumbler Holder
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NEBO adds a new capability to stainless steel tumblers like those made by Yeti. The handle not only makes them easier to hold, but adds a bright 3-mode ambient light source for nighttime festivities. Works with 20oz or 30oz tumblers, and also sold in a bundle with Nebo’s own insulated tumbler.

Maratac CR123 Rev 3 Copper Flashlight

Maratac CR123 Rev 3 Copper Flashlight
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This palm-sized flashlight looks great with its solid copper body and tactile finger grip texture. Powered by a single CR123 battery, its Cree XP-G3 LED offers three brightness modes: 5 lumens, 55 lumens, and 450 lumens. Put it in your pocket, or hang it from your keychain. Measures 2.75″ long and weighs 2.7 oz.

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Super Bright LED Headlamp

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This head-mounted light helps clearly guide your way in the dark. Its five-beam LED torch lets you choose between its central beam, four smaller beams, or all five at once. It offers crisp white illumination with a max beam length of 820 feet. Save 14% in The Awesomer Shop.

Nitecore MPB21 Intelligent Battery System

Nitecore MPB21 Intelligent Battery System

This modular power bank system includes three useful components: a magnetic 80-lumen, high CRI lantern, a 5000mAh rechargeable 21700 battery, and a magnetic charger that can recharge the battery or your phone. The kit includes a hardshell case, and its battery can be used to power other lights such as the i4000R.

Streamlight 360º Penlight/Lantern Combo

Streamlight 360º Penlight/Lantern Combo
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This pocket-sized flashlight combines a focused spotlight beam on its tip, and a retractable omnidirectional lantern. It can also stand up thanks to its bell-shaped rubber boot. Its small C4 LED outputs 65 lumens, and runs for up to 6.5 hours on 2 AAA batteries. They also make a 100-lumen penlight version, minus the lantern.

Best Titanium Flashlights 2020

Best Titanium Flashlights 2020

When it comes to pocket tools, steel is great, but titanium is better. It’s durable, lightweight, and corrosion-resistant, and looks great even in raw form. Everyday Carry offers up 14 great flashlights made from titanium, from the diminutive TEC Accessories Pixel Ti, to the powerful and substantial Mechforce Mechtorch Turbo.

Drop Blue Titanium Flashlight

Drop Blue Titanium Flashlight
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Drop’s pocket-sized (2.9″ long) flashlight is not only made out of durable titanium, but it’s also got a sweet metallic blue finish. Its case has a great knurled texture that provides an excellent grip, and its 110-lumen light source comes powered by either a cool CREE XP-G3 or warm Nichia 219C LED. Runs on a single AAA battery.

NEBO Swyvel Flashlight

NEBO Swyvel Flashlight

NEBO’s compact USB rechargeable flashlight offers a 90º rotating swivel head, making it easy to aim and carry no matter what direction you point it in. It has five light modes from 50 to 1000 lumens, a magnetic base for mounting on metal surfaces, and a removable pocket clip.

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