Posts Tagged ‘LED headlamp’
COAST Products has recently received new information from Mercy Ships’ representatives about recent use of the LED headlamps by the engineering crew on the Africa Mercy in Sierra Leone. It seems the ship engineers have been happy to have the hands-free headlamps for cleaning out the ship’s various water tanks.
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.
Car camping isn’t as rigorous as backcountry hiking, but it still requires quite a bit of preparation. Below, you’ll find a basic list of what to bring car camping. (more…)
Knowing how to choose an LED headlamp can be tricky business. LED headlamps are available in a wide variety of price ranges and can be used in many different situations, each with its own unique lighting requirements. In order to choose the best headlamp for your needs, it’s helpful to understand the different features of an LED headlamp and how they affect the quality of the device.
A Bug Out Bag, sometimes referred to as a 72-hour kit, is a heavy-duty bag or backpack that contains enough essentials to survive for at least three days. In our day and age, with natural disasters and other calamities becoming more common due to the overpopulation and mass urbanization of the Earth, a Bug Out Bag will ensure that you’re prepared to survive the first few days of a disaster, regardless of where you end up.
A common problem with car maintenance is a lack of illumination. Not being able to see what you are doing can make it seem like it is easier to take a car to a mechanic for even the simplest tasks. An LED headlamp or an LED flashlight can help you complete basic car maintenance tasks with ease, even if you are a novice. (more…)
Anytime you plan to spend time in the backcountry, you need to be prepared with the proper equipment and knowledge. In addition to knowing CPR and carrying basic gear, like a folding knife or multi tool with you, you should also know first aid techniques specific to the wilderness. Special gear, like an LED headlamp, can also come in useful. When you know wilderness first aid, you can apply its basic principles under stress. The types of ailments and injuries that can happen in the wilderness are uncountable, but knowing the basics can help you deal with almost any situation. (more…)
Mountain biking at night can provide a rush you just can’t get during the daytime. For some busy enthusiasts, nighttime may even be the only available time to ride, particularly when daylight hours are in short supply. In either case, nighttime mountain biking requires extra safety precautions and different gear, including LED lights, that you normally don’t need for riding during the day. Following are suggestions for what to bring and how to trick out your mountain bike for night riding. (more…)