Archive for the ‘LED News’ Category

Spotlight: Hiking with My Brother

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

Hiking bloggers Nathan and Jeremy Barnes offer up some winter hiking pointers

This is the latest in a series of posts highlighting a wide variety of resources and websites that we think are pretty cool. 

The Pacific Northwest is known for its lush, rustic landscape. It has the mighty Cascades; which is home to giants like Mount Hood, Mt. St. Helens and Mt. Rainer; a handful of National Parks; and enough hiking trails to fill up your calendar rainer-hiking-with-my-brotherfor years. It’s an oasis for seasoned and novice outdoor enthusiasts of all shapes and sizes.  The trouble is getting all the dirty deets on all the different trails, conditions and locations. (more…)

COAST’s Holiday Gift Guide

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

 

It’s that time of year again; stores are decked out with holiday décor (on November 1st no less), extra layers have become a necessity, holiday lights seem to be popping up everywhere and December 25th is on everyone’s mind. Aside from all the pleasures of the holiday season there’s one task that can’t be avoided- what to fill the stockings of your family and friends. It’s no secret that holiday shopping can be a drag, especially when you’re rushing to find gifts at the last minute. Let us help you check off your holiday shopping list with these 5 must-have Coast products:

1. LED Flashlight: Polysteel 600 PS600_Holiday Image

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Introducing COAST Polysteel LED Flashlight Line

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

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There’s been a lot of buzz around the recent release of the new COAST Polysteel flashlight line. So we’re here to set the record straight by offering up all the inside details; from product concept and development to availability, you’re going to know Polysteel from top-to-bottom. First things first, the name Polysteel came from the lights strong, stainless steel core and lightweight poly casing, making the light virtually indestructible. It’s designed for professionals and serious recreationalists who use their lights in any and all elements; snow, rain, wind, mud, dust, along with extreme heat and cold. Like any ground-breaking invention, the idea for Polysteel emerged from a need which then cultivated into a life-changing product. (more…)

Spotlight: WorkHands

Monday, October 13th, 2014

An online community for the blue-collared workforce

 This is the latest in a series of posts highlighting a wide variety of resources and websites that we think are pretty cool.

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Coast Products: Links We Love

Monday, October 6th, 2014

We constantly come across interesting links online and decided to curate them into a new series. It’s a new outlet for sharing articles, items and people that are inspiring to us. Enjoy! 

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Five Strange (but true!) Facts About LED Lighting

Monday, April 28th, 2014

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Most people have heard of the benefits of LED lighting. LED technology is the most efficient lighting option available, saving households hundreds of dollars in electricity bills. It does not utilize harmful chemicals, like mercury, to illuminate your daily life, and does not suddenly “burn out” because it does not have filaments like the incandescent light bulbs we all grew up with.

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How to Purchase the Best Multi-Tool for You

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014
COAST LED Pro Pocket Multi-Tool

COAST LED Pro Pocket Multi-Tool

Shopping for a multi-tool is like everything else in life: It gets easier with practice. The more multi-tools you buy, the more you know what you prefer in a handy gadget. But what if you’re a greenhorn in this area? We’ve got your back. Here’s our guide on how to buy the best multi-tool for your needs. If you’re interested in multi-tools, but need some direction on what to prioritize in your purchase, read on.

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Snowed In with COAST LED Lights

Thursday, December 12th, 2013

img_6300At first, being snowed in is a novelty. It’s fun to be cozy indoors, watching the snow pile up outside. After a while, though, families may become bored and a bit stir-crazy. Creativity is the answer! Put your thinking caps on and brainstorm some indoor activities that will keep the whole family engaged until the snow stops. To get you started, we’ve listed a few of our favorite things to do when snowed in—as you’d probably be quick to guess, most of them include the use of LED lights.

Shadow Plays. Why not put on a shadow play for the family? Since ancient times, shadow plays have been delighting audiences around the world. Make your own shadow puppets using card stock, paper fasteners, and wooden rods. Cut out the different body parts for your puppet, and attach them at the joints using paper fasteners. Then tape the rods onto the back of the puppet at the points of articulation—where you want the puppet to move. You can recreate your children’s favorite stories as puppet plays. You’ll need a large piece of fabric to act as your scrim, as well as LED lights bright enough to create a strong contrast.

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