Archive for August, 2013

Stay Prepared Throughout Hurricane Season

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

Hurricane Bud

The end of summer does not signal the end of hurricane danger. Officially, hurricane season runs between June 1st and November 30th of each year. Typically, August and September are the most active months for hurricanes. However, as last year’s Superstorm Sandy proved, it’s quite possible that severe weather could hit closer to Thanksgiving. And some of history’s most destructive hurricanes have made their appearance in the fall months.

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COAST Wins H.I.E. Innovation Award

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

COAST is a 2013 Home Improvement Executive Innovation Award Winner! Home Improvement Executive (HIE) is an exclusive publication that caters to industry leaders in the home space. Each year, HIE names innovation award winners in a variety of categories. We are thrilled to announce that two of Coast’s products, the HL27 and the HL8, were awarded Gold Innovation Awards in the LED headlamp category.

The COAST HL27 LED Headlamp

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COAST’s PX50 Featured in The Jerry Hall World Record Dive

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

Jerry Hall with COAST's PX50

Jerry Hall has been breaking diving records since 2002, when he beat the previous Guinness World Record for longest freshwater SCUBA dive. At over 71 hours, Jerry’s dive was more than 12 hours longer than the previous record dive. But Jerry didn’t stop there. In 2004, he broke his own record with a dive that lasted 120 hours, one minute, and nine seconds. The dive did take a toll on Hall’s body—he emerged from the depths of Tennessee’s South Holston Lake 20 pounds lighter, with bloodshot eyes due to burst blood vessels. His feet were so saturated that he couldn’t walk normally for about six hours following the dive.

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COAST Knife Resources: Our Most Useful Reads on Tactical and Sporting Knives

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

We’ve been blogging about tactical knives, LED flashlights, and multi-tools for five years. Our first blog post, on fishing knives, was published on January 25, 2008. Since then, we’ve posted hundreds of blogs, some more popular than others. By analyzing page view information culled from Google Analytics and WebMaster Tools Data, we can determine which posts our readers have found the most useful. To bring these helpful posts to your attention, we’ve listed a brief description of each below.

“Serrated Knives: When They’re Great and When They’re Not”
Published in December of 2011, this post had more than 890 page views in the past year. A great read for those wondering which applications are best for a serrated knife, and when a serrated blade may actually be a hindrance.

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