Posts Tagged ‘headlamps’

Introduction to Outdoor Compass Games: Orienteering and Geocaching

Monday, July 25th, 2011

Americans are more sedentary than ever, and it seems like every day brings a new study showing the health impact of sitting for long stretches. For example, research from Louisiana’s Pennington Biomedical Research Center found that people who sit for a majority of the day are 54 percent more likely to die from a heart attack.

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How to Dumpster Dive: Essential Equipment

Friday, June 24th, 2011

dumpster diveDespite the negative images the phrase may carry, dumpster diving is an art. What better way to find cool stuff for free, while having an adventure as well? If you don’t mind getting a little dirty and doing some spontaneous dumpster rummaging, then you may want to try your hand at a dumper dive. Of course, you’ll need the right tools and equipment to be successful and have fun. Listed below are five general tips on preparing for a night out dumpster diving. (more…)

LED Flashlights for Spelunkers

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Whether you are new toSpelunking spelunking or a veteran cave explorer, it is imperative that you have a quality light source. LED flashlights come in many sizes and levels of quality; thus, there are some important factors to consider when purchasing your light source for spelunking. This article provides some suggestions on what to look for when choosing your LED flashlight.

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3 Compact LED Lights for Tight Packing

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

An LED flashlight can come in handy in many situations. However, big, bulky flashlights aren’t always appropriate, especially when you’re traveling. Luckily for you, Coast has three compact LED lights that are perfect for hikers, bikers, and anyone that wants to lighten their load.

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5 Professions Which Prefer LED Flashlights

Sunday, March 27th, 2011

Certain occupations require certain tools. Surgeons need scalpels. Hair stylists need scissors. And many professionals, it turns out, need LED flashlights.

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4 Fun Camping Games to Play with LED Flashlights

Sunday, March 27th, 2011

We all know that a good fCamp Firelashlight or headlamp is essential to the camping experience. But flashlights are also useful for camping games! Next time you go camping, bring three to five LED flashlights or a couple of headlamps, and try some of the following games detailed below. (more…)

7 Handy Uses for an LED Headlamp

Friday, March 25th, 2011

An LED flashlight is not only an essential camping staple, but it’s useful in many other situations for its ability to shine a powerful, focused beam directly where it’s needed most. However, anyone who’s had to change a flat tire at night knows even the handiest LED flashlight can’t hold itself.

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What the Incandescent Phase-Out Means for Consumers

Friday, March 25th, 2011

Incandescent Light BulbThere are many misconceptions floating around the blogosphere regarding the government’s upcoming phase-out of incandescent light bulbs. Some media sources are reporting that the government has mandated the switch from incandescent bulbs to CFL (compact fluorescent) bulbs in everything from headlamps to lanterns to flashlights. This is simply not true, and is a misconception that ignores LED lanterns and lights which are environmentally friendly. The following is what is really happening with the Big Switch and what is just a big myth.

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Coast H7 LED Headlamp Gets Rave Review on YouTube

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

Here at Coast, we get a lot of letters and emails from customers all over the globe praising our high-quality LED light and knife products. Recently, we had a review pop up in a very surprising place about one of our LED headlamps– YouTube! YouTube user #qwikslvr74, an avid outdoorsman, published a 5 minute review of our H7 Focusing Headlamp with VLT. Here’s what he had to say about some of the headlamp’s features.

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