by Dr. Jim and Mary Clary
The Clayr’s review the Coast Polysteel 600R Rechargable Flashlight.
USA -(Ammoland.com)- How do you make one of the best flashlights on the market even better? Add a rechargeable feature. That is exactly what the folks at COAST did with their Polysteel 600, now the 600R.
We have bought and tested dozens of flashlights over the years, ranging from the cheap ones found at the checkout counter of every sporting goods store in the country, to the high end tactical ones marketed to the military.
For the money, we have never found a better one than the Polysteel 600. So, when COAST informed us that they had added a rechargeable feature via a Lithium battery pack, but keeping the alkaline battery option, we had to try one out.
We were not disappointed. While the Lithium mode does not have quite the lumen output of the original Polysteel 600 (530 lumens vs. 610 lumens), with alkaline batteries the output jumps to 710 lumens. Combine this output with the “Pure Beam Focusing” unique to COAST and you have a flashlight that rivals and outperforms most units rated at …Read the Rest