Archive for January, 2014

5 Things to Consider Before Choosing a Tactical Knife

Tuesday, January 28th, 2014
DX 355

DX 355 Knife

Refined taste comes only with experience. The more tactical knives that you use, the better you know what you’re looking for. Still, there are a few things that should be considered with every tactical knife purchase, as we outline below.

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Which COAST Product Owned in 2013? LED Flashlights

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014
HP17

HP 17 LED Flashlight

We’re looking forward to 2014 as another great year of creating innovative, exceptional LED flashlights and headlamps, knives, and multi-tools. But before we get too far into the New Year, we want to a look back at the top selling COAST Products in 2013. The most popular COAST Products of last year were:

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Doomsday Survival, Brought To You By…Paper?

Monday, January 6th, 2014

Shigeru BanJust as the digital age appears to be relegating many paper products to the dustbins of history, Architect Shigeru Ban has found a new purpose for paper: construction. Since 1990, innovator Shigeru Ban has been using paper and cardboard tubes to build structures. Typically, these paper buildings are intended for temporary use in post-disaster scenarios. However, they are often so well loved that locals keep the paper & cardboard structures around long after the disaster has passed.

Paper may seem far too flimsy for use as a dependable building product, but Shigeru Ban has found ways to make his tubes water- and fireproof, and industrial strength to boot. The cardboard or paper tube “bones” of Ban’s structures are recycled from local sources.

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Product Comparison: TX7 & G15

Thursday, January 2nd, 2014

G15TX7

Today we’re comparing two of our most popular clip lights, the TX7 LED flashlight and the G15 LED flashlight. Both have clips that make it easy to attach the torch to a nearby surface, or even the bill of a baseball cap. Auto mechanics, home inspectors, and anyone else who requires a compact, versatile light will be attracted to these flashlights, which by the way would make perfect stocking stuffers! To help you pick between these two COAST Products, we’ve produced a handy table, below. Here you can compare and contrast the various attributes of these handy clip lights.

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