By Jim Clary
USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- The trouble with most penlights is that they are simply not bright enough for anything but close inspections. That all changed with the introduction of the Coast HP3R Penlight.
This little critter puts out a remarkable 245 lumens on high. That is more than a lot of standard sized flashlights. You have the option of using two AAA batteries or the included lithium-polymer rechargeable battery. Either way, you have a penlight that is truly useful.
This penlight has a high and a low setting. The high setting puts out the 245 lumens indicated above with a runtime of 1 hour and 30 minutes. The low setting converts this penlight into a regular inspection unit with a 26-lumen output, but with a 6-hour runtime. Both of the runtimes are very impressive for the lumen output.
And, if the lumen output was not a strong enough selling point, then the high beam illumination distance of 305 feet (93 meters) should convince you that this light should be a part of your regular field gear. It is ideal for hunters or backpackers who are in the mountains at night. It is compact, virtually …Read the Rest