Outdoor Equipment

The Brightest LED Flashlights

These days, there are some mighty bright LED flashlights over there — ones that can rival car headlights in their shine. Let’s take at look at some of the brightest in the world:

The Brightest and Most Durable Christmas Lights

Conical 5mm Wide-Angle LEDs are the most durable and brightest Christmas lights available. Almost all professional Christmas light installers use these lights for their displays. Conical LEDs are waterproof and snowproof because they are injection molded into their plastic cordage.

The Best Binoculars of 2020

The best pair of binoculars is the Carl Zeiss Victory HT Binoculars. They are the brightest binoculars available, and sport a robust and ergonomic design. Nikon Monarch 5 offers a much more affordable yet comparable quality pair of binoculars.

The Brightest Flashlight Powered By AA Batteries

The brightest flashlight that uses AA batteries is the Nitecore Caveman EA81, which shines at 2150 lumens. It takes eight AA batteries and costs about $120. It’s waterproof to IPX-8 Standard (1.5 meters) and impact resistant to 1.5 meters. It has a micro-textured reflector and it uses the quad-die CREE X-LAMP XHP50 LED. The Nitecore Caveman …

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The Best Portable Water Filters

Portable water filters have improved in recent years — manufacturers are now producing portable filters that can filter contaminant the size of nanometers (a billionth of a meter). Portable water filters have improved in recent years — manufacturers are now producing units that filter contaminants the size of nanometers (a billionth of a meter). I review the best portable water filters available today.

V-Moda Headphones Can Withstand Salt Spray, UV Exposure and Extreme Temperatures

The V-MODA XS is the most durable portable headphone I’ve found. This headphone is designed to be rugged — it has a steel frame, and a headband that can be bent flat without breaking. It also features cloth braided cords (for durability), and it complies with 810G U.S. Military Standard tests for extreme temperatures, humidity, salt spray and UV exposure.

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