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Why You Should Use a Flashlight for Self-Defense

Summary: Identify the threat Temporarily blind the attacker Use the non-lethal weapon against your aggressor Why Should I Use a Flashlight for Self-Defense?       Flashlights today are up to 100 times brighter than they were in the year 2000!   Flashlights are so bright now they can force someone to:

Emergency Situation Flashlights

Key Takeaways: During a power outage, a lantern will provide the best light. A super bright flashlight increases chances of survival if you are lost in the woods. The unexpected happens, a waterproof flashlight is a great way to stay prepared. EDC flashlights just make everyday life much easier. We’ve All Been There Recently here […]

Flashlight Safety 101

Key Takeaways: Keeping the flashlight beam pointed away from the eyes is great flashlight safety. Use the lockout setting on your flashlight when you carry it in your pocket to prevent accidental turn on or battery leak. Using your flashlight on lower brightness settings will help prevent it from overheating. Storing batteries in dry places […]

Flashlights: 4 Things To Consider When Buying A Flashlight

In this guide: Flashlight Outputs | Flashlight Sizes & Shapes | Flashlight Materials | Flashlight Batteries | Rechargeable Flashlights | NITECORE Flashlights by Series Flashlight Basics: How to Choose a Flashlight With so many LED flashlights available, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed when trying to find the best flashlight for your needs. To cut out […]

What Makes A Good Police Flashlight?

Key Takeaways: A good police flashlight is bright, 1000 lumen minimum. Long battery life is important, at least 30 minutes on the highest setting and 15 hours on its lowest. You want a flashlight that is made from strong and durable material, like metal or titanium. You want a decent-sized flashlight that is also large […]

High Lumen Flashlights: The 10 Brightest Flashlights NITECORE Makes

High Lumen Flashlights You’ve probably noticed that many flashlight manufacturers will boast about the “high lumen” output a flashlight can reach. Lumens, if you didn’t know already, are the unit of measure for brightness and an easy way for you as a consumer to judge if a flashlight will meet your needs. Less than a […]

Finding Your Preferred Flashlight User Interface

Picking The Best Flashlight Switch Tail switch flashlights are great for overhand grip or cigar grip. Twist switches allow you to cycle through the brightness modes by tightening or loosening the bezel. Side switches allow for your thumb to easily control the flashlight in a regular grip. For more versatility, a flashlight with both a […]