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Nitecore MH25 and MT26 Waterproof Testing

Posted by admin - Monday, May 20th, 2013 at 1:43 pm

Nitecore MH25

Nitecore MT26

Nitecore P25 Waterproof Testing

Posted by admin - Monday, May 20th, 2013 at 1:41 pm

There has been some controversy regarding whether the Nitecore P25 is waterproof with the plastic USB-port cover.  The results are in!  Even with the USB port uncovered and the flashlight submerged, the Nitecore P25 continues to function!

Nitecore P25 Smilodon, TM15 Tiny Monster, and MH25 Nightblade videos!

Posted by admin - Sunday, April 7th, 2013 at 8:23 pm

Hi Everyone!  We have got some great new reviews and functionality demonstration videos up on our Youtube channel

Nitecore P25 Smilodon

Nitecore Tiny Monster TM15

Nitecore MH25 Nightblade

 

Like us on Facebook for your chance to win!

Posted by admin - Saturday, April 6th, 2013 at 9:24 pm

Hi everyone!

We have recently created a facebook page and to promote it we are holding a draw! Once the page has reached 1000 likes one person will be selected and they will receive a free Fenix LD22.  Like the page now for your chance to win!

Why Everyone Should Carry a Flashlight

Posted by admin - Monday, January 28th, 2013 at 7:32 am

Before we get into the tactical and self-defense uses of a flashlight, let’s discuss the reasons that a tactical flashlight belongs in your list of everyday carry items.

First, is around the home uses.  There have been many times I have had a power outage where the lack of light is an inconvenience for others, however not if you are carrying a tactical flashlight!  My personal everyday carry tactical flashlight is a Fenix LD20 or Fenix LD22, which are both small enough to forget they are in my pocket.  While others are still scrambling for candles you can whip it out without skipping a beat!

Beyond the emergency use in a power outage, everyday situations can call for a tactical flashlight.  Switching cables in the cramped space behind your computer tower or TV, looking for the cat in the crawlspace or looking under the hood of your car, all inconveniences if you are not prepared with a tactical flashlight.

To move onto the self-defense uses of a tactical flashlight, the first use is that of identifying a potential threat.  Next, the bright output of a tactical flashlight can be used to temporarily blind or disorient an attacker.  Finally, the use of a tactical flashlight as an improvised weapon cannot be ignored.  A large, multi D-cell flashlight such as the Fenix TK70 can be used as a blunt striking weapon, and smaller flashlights such as the Fenix LD22 can be used similar to a Kuboton.  However, unlike a kuboton which may be a classified as a weapon in some jurisdictions, a tactical flashlight is an everyday item that can be used as an improvised weapon, avoiding potential conflicts with laws disallowing the carrying of a weapon.

 

How to Use a Flashlight in a Tactical Situation

Posted by admin - Monday, January 28th, 2013 at 7:26 am

Hi Everyone!

Here is a link to a great article over at The Art of Manliness about how to use a tactical flashlight in a self defense situation.  The article covers the three major uses of a tactical flashlight in a self defense situation, to identify a threat, to disorient an attacker, or to be used as an improvised striking weapon.  Also covered is the proper way to carry both a flashlight and a handgun at the same time.  Check it out!

-Tactical Flashlight Specialists

Welcome to Tactical Flashlight Specialists Blog!

Posted by admin - Monday, January 28th, 2013 at 5:50 am

Welcome to the blog section of Tactical Flashlight Specialists!  Here we will be posting in depth reviews of various products, videos, and other fun information for all flashlight enthusiasts whether you are a professional or recreational user.