Accessories

February 2017 Issue

Flashlight Update: S&W, Streamlight Impress

The Sportyís Captainís light by Smith & Wesson and Streamlight Night Com win our long-term flashlight trial. But, the Fenix UC30 is worth a try.

None of the lights needed battery replacement, but since our use was spread out among several lights, we didnít expect to. We continued to like the S&Wís intuitive and simple buttons, plus the ability to conserve power by shutting down LEDs (three dual-mode LEDs and 10 single-mode LEDs). For a AAA-powered light, we think the $39.95 price (with holster) is a solid buy. Worth mentioning is the model used in our January 2011 review recently suffered a broken switch.

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