By Jim Clary
USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- The need for a good lantern in any base camp while hunting is a no-brainer. It is also not a bad idea to have one around the house in case of a power outage.
Before the advent of LEDs, we had a choice of Coleman white gas lanterns, propane lanterns, oil/kerosene lamps and battery lanterns with incandescent or fluorescent bulbs. Coleman and propane lanterns were the brightest and most popular, but the mantles tended to break if you bumped the lantern too hard, or it fell over, and the fuel was very flammable. Their combustion byproducts were deadly; they could only be used safely where there was good ventilation. These were their major short-comings.
After LEDs were developed, it was not long before they were incorporated into area lanterns, rendering most other lantern types obsolete. LED lanterns are bright, safe and offer long battery life. The Coast EAL20 LED lantern can safely be used anywhere, including in your house. This is a major advantage over propane and white …Read the Rest