Friday, February 27, 2015
Today we are giving away a ThruNite Ti Titanium Flashlight. One lucky winner. Thank you for your support.
Official Store: http://www.thrunite.com/thrunite-ti-limited-christmas-edition/
Amazon US: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00QQBOW0G/
Amazon CA: www.amazon.ca/dp/B00QQBOW0G/
Amazon Germany: http://www.amazon.de/dp/B00QQBOW0G/
Amazon UK: http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00QQBOW0G/
Amazon France: http://www.amazon.fr/dp/B00QQBOW0G/
Amazon JP: http://www.amazon.co.jp/dp/B00QQBOW0G/
Type: Key Chain Flashlight
Use: Excellent EDC Backup light
Low:.5 Lumens (115hrs)
Medium: 12 Lumens (6.3hrs)
High: 162lumens (1hrs)
Max Beam Distance: 45m
Material:Titanium Alloy (TC4)
LED: Cree XP-L V4 LED with a lifespan of 20+years of run time
Modes: Four output modes: firefly, low, high and a hidden strobe
Pocket clip: Removable
Weight: Light enough for your pocket
Waterproof: Yes ; IPX-8 2M
Impact Resistant: 1.5M
- Clip is surprisingly impressive. Strong.
- Tail stands without problem.
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Today we are reviewing the ThruNite T30S V2 Special Operations Flashlight.
T30S V2 Links :
Official Web: http://www.thrunite.com/t30s-v2/
Amazon USA: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00N8MNIJ2/
Amazon Canada: http://www.amazon.ca/dp/B00N8MNIJ2/
Amazon Germany: http://www.amazon.de/dp/B00BS5EZD4/
Amazon UK: http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00N8MNIJ2/
Amazon France: http://www.amazon.fr/dp/B00N8MNIJ2/
Amazon Italy: http://www.amazon.it/dp/B00N8MNIJ2/
This light is what ThruNite is calling “Special Operations” and that’s because of the tactical features that it supports. Available accessories provide even more flexibility for mounting the light to weapons and utilizing a pressure switch.
Available in both cool white and neutral white
Low : 5 Lumens (20hrs)
Medium : 186 Lumens (7hrs)
High : 860 lumens (110minute-Almost 2hrs)
Variable Speed Strobe : 860 lumens
Max Beam Distance: 288m
Waterproof : IPX-8 2m
Impact Resistant: 1.5m
single-die CREE XM-L2 U2 LED
** Removable Grib Ring
Batteries: powered by 2 CR123A batteries or one 18650 rechargeable battery.
-Lanyard: can be carried with supplied lanyard which is good quality
-Holster: can be carried with supplied holster, not the best quality but still usable
-Pocket Clip: pocket clip is great quality and the way I will carry it. At 6oz it is surprisingly comfortable to clip inside my pocket.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Today we are taking a look at the London Bridge Trading Company - Modular Full Vest (LBT-6034E)
I picked this up from eBay for $51.00 but on average these run between $70 - $140 depending on the seller. The seller's name is lgtkit. I’ve done business with them before and haven’t had any issues. A link to this eBay store from which I got mine.
If you decide that you are interested in one of these, do a search for London Bridge LBT-6034E Vest on the web and on eBay.
Split front with molded 14” zipper
Full modular webbing on front and back
Two inch web adjustable shoulders with hook and loop
Side adjustment with three one inch ladder locks and one inch - One Size Fits All
web adjustments on each side
One inch tubular nylon drag handle
Six one inch webbing (with hook and loop and snap closure) belt keepers
Large interior mesh pocket on the back and three web hangers for up to a 100 ounce (3.0L) hydration bladder
Two 9” x 11” interior map pockets on the inside of the front vest.
Weight: 2.5 lbs.
These vest come in at least three colors; Coyote Brown, Green and ACU
In the Sunset Day Hike Adventure I wore this while out hiking with my wife and i was really, really impressed with it. Super comfortable. I didn’t even notice the hydration bladder against my back.
Monday, February 23, 2015
Today we are reviewing the SmartWool The Lid Beanie Hat.
Retail price is around $30 but It will depend on where you look but the range average is $30.
The Colors changes season to season so I won’t be covering what is available now. I suggest that if you don’t see the color you like, look at a different site and you will likely find it.
There are multiple versions : Fabric: 95% merino wool, 5% elastic or, 55% merino wool, 40% polyester, 5% elastane
Weight: 2.2 oz.
Lining: 100% merino wool
Care: Machine wash/dry
Made in China or Taiwan, Canada
I picked up this beanie at Sierra Trading Post and I paid $10 for it. I used a coupon and so can you.
You will find a link in the description box if you are interested in these. These are on closeout and you can save a good idea of money.
As for the review, I’ve been wearing this beanie for the majority of the winter and I have nothing bad to say about it. The size for my head is perfect.
Does a great job of keeping me warm all the way down to -7F. At
Friday, February 20, 2015
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Monday, February 16, 2015
Friday, February 13, 2015
Today we are reviewing the SunJack 14W Solar Charger With 8000mAh Battery.
Solar panels: 14 watts of high efficiency mono-crystalline
Max output voltage/current: Two 5V/2A USB ports
Battery: 8,000mAh lithium-polymer battery
Size folded: 6.75” x 9.25” x 1.75” (17.15cm x 23.50cm x 4.5cm)
Size unfolded: 30.75” x 9.25” x 1.75” (78.11cm x 23.50cm x 4.5cm)
Weight: 2lbs (907.19grams)
14 Watts of high efficiency mono-crystaline solar cells
Wall outlet charging speeds with 5V/2A USB ports
8,000mAh lithium-polymer battery charges in 5 hours
Lightweight and durable - shock, vibration, and weather resistant
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Today we are taking a look at and testing the FireBox Nano : Gen 2 Stainless Steel & Titanium Folding Stove.
There is a stainless steel version of this stove, it cost $40 and it weighs 6oz. There is a Titanium version which costs $70 and weighs 4oz.
· Multi-fuel versatility, some canister stoves and wood.
· No assembly, hinged construction
· Perfect for the Trangia Spirit Burner
· Proprietary cross-feed system
· Adjusts to fit small cups or large pans
· Fits in your shirt pocket
Engineered and Made in the USA
Width: 3.0" (8 cm)
Height: 4.75" (12 cm)
Folded: .25" (.635 cm)
Comes with cotton bag but there are other options available on their web site.
Fold legs in for small pots.
Fold legs out for larger ones.
Smaller wood = hotter
larger = slight less hot
2 cups of water to boil in about 3 minutes.
top feed and side feed
You can also run this stove with the plate up for longer burns.
Monday, February 9, 2015
This is a Viewer Requested video in regards to the Exotac Striker. How does the tungsten carbide striker perform with a different model of ferrocerium rod? Let's find out!
Friday, February 6, 2015
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Monday, February 2, 2015
This is the INTRO for The Long Walk Back. The Stealth Overnight Adventure.