10 Best Tactical Flashlights (2022 Update) Buyer’s Guide

A quality tactical flashlight will come in handy for a wide variety of uses. They’ve always been useful for emergency or tactical situation, but they’re also becoming more popular for camping. Hunters, mechanics, and many others also make regular use of tactical flashlights to illuminate their immediate areas. The largest benefit of a tactical flashlight is that it will hold up to the rigors of a rough-and-tumble lifestyle much longer than a traditional flashlight or headlamp.  (more…)

Using a Tactical Flashlight as a Self-Defense Tool

The world has not been this polarized since the 1980s. Today, any sense of accommodation and camaraderie is a distant memory. You either agree with someone or you’re the moral equivalent of Hitler. Combine that with economic turmoil caused by lockdowns, widespread rioting, police departments being gutted by defunding, and vaccine mandates and things are tense to say the least.

In such an environment the average person needs a dependable way to defend themselves if they are beset in a dark parking garage or if they get caught in the middle of a looting mob (1) emboldened by the adoption of no-bail systems in various states (2). Enter the tactical flashlight. (more…)

10 Best EDC Flashlights (2022 Update) Buyer’s Guide

An EDC flashlight is a tough, compact, powerful, portable light source (and sometime self-defense tool) that ensures you are never alone in the dark.

If recent history has taught us anything it is this: things can change without warning and there is no substitute for being prepared. The smart individual understands this and that understanding is reflected in their everyday carry.

The flashlight is one of the few EDC items that is non-negotiable. You can argue the merits of carrying a money clip or a tactical pen. But since your world spends half its time in the dark, there is no substitute for a powerful, dependable light source. The following are the best EDC flashlights of 2022. (more…)

10 Best Headlamps (2022 Update) Buyer’s Guide

A good headlamp is an essential backpacking or camping item. A headlamp is great for finding small items in a crowded backpack and ensuring a safe trip out of your tent to use the restroom in the middle of the night.

Headlamps also come in handy to light up hard-to-see places when working on your car or trying to find that lonesome box of family memorabilia that you stored in the crawl space under the house 10 years ago.