Posts Tagged ‘LED flashlight’

COAST Products Showcases Lighting and Multi-Tools at Snap-On Franchisee Conference

Monday, September 24th, 2012

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Snap-On franchisees, associates and suppliers like COAST converged in Las Vegas Aug. 10-12 at the annual Snap-On Franchisee Conference. This conference is geared toward technicians, service workers and the companies that supply them. COAST participated as a leading supplier of multi-tools and LED flashlights.

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New HP2 and HP3 Lights now in Stock

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

COAST's HP2 and HP3 LED FlashlightsFor technicians and repair professionals, a well-designed LED flashlight can boost productivity and comfort on the job. Many such experts abhor spending too much time rattling around in their toolboxes, looking for the best LED light. When you must be able to see into dark, dusty, cramped spaces in order to make repairs, achieving the right brightness, beam focus and run time is crucial.

Our new HP2 and HP3 lights make it easy to adjust these variables on the fly, making them ideal for handy men and women everywhere. Indeed, with an HP2 or HP3 flashlight, most technicians will only need to use a single light when on the job – talk about easy! These new LED flashlight models are now in stock and available for purchase. Let’s look a little more closely at each LED light: (more…)

LED Flashlight Comparison: COAST HP3 vs. COAST A10

Monday, August 27th, 2012

HP3 vs. A10 LED FlashlightAt first glance, one might think every small LED flashlight is the same – cylindrical casing, LED bulb, power switch, batteries. However, today’s technology is so advanced that different diminutive LED flashlight models vary widely in terms of brightness, focus, run time and other crucial characteristics. If you’re looking for a mini LED flashlight for your purse, glove box, shirt pocket or other compact space, check out the table below, which contrasts two of our most popular small LED flashlights: the HP3 and the A10.

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Hiking Gear Checklist: COAST’s Most Popular Hiking Info

Monday, August 13th, 2012

camping gear scoreHere at COAST, we aim to provide helpful information for campers, backpackers, hunters and other outdoor enthusiasts. As peak hiking season hits, we’ve compiled some of our most popular hiking-related resources to help enrich your outdoor experience and keep you safe on the trail:

5 Desert Hiking Tips. Learn the best time of day to hike in the desert, as well as quintessential hiking gear to bring, including an LED flashlight or headlamp. This post also includes tips to help you compensate for the extraordinary dryness and quickly shifting temperatures of a desert environment.

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From Radio Receivers to LED Flashlights: An LED Odyssey [Infographic]

Monday, August 6th, 2012

COAST LED Timeline InfographicWith the increasing global focus on energy-efficient lighting – prompting many countries to swear off traditional incandescent bulbs – LED technology has emerged as a top contender for mainstream use in home lighting, LED flashlights and other applications. Offering a long life span, significant energy savings and non-toxic construction, LED lights are taking the world by storm.

However, the LED bulb is far from a new technology. Its odyssey began near the turn of the 20th century, when the discovery of LED lighting failed to make a blip on the public radar. Check out the timeline below to learn how the LED light evolved from an unsung technology into a worldwide energy conservation hero.

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LED Flashlight Comparison: COAST PX10 vs. COAST A15

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

COAST PX10 vs. COAST A15Perfect for carrying on a key chain or lanyard – or clipping onto a vest or backpack – the COAST PX10 and A15 are small yet mighty. Don’t let the size of these LED flashlights fool you, because they are a favorite among those who work with their hands and get dirty. Use the chart below to compare these two compact models and see which LED flashlight is best for you.

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Camping Life Says It Best: HP7 LED Flashlight ‘on the cutting edge of LED trends’

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

Papa Tenting ItWith camping season in full gear, Camping Life magazine reviewed notable LED lights that could make excellent additions to your gear, and the COAST HP7 LED flashlight made the cut. The magazine proclaims that the HP7 is “on the cutting edge of LED trends in lighting options for consumers.”

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Tactical Knives Magazine Gives COAST Rapid Response Knives a Review

Thursday, July 26th, 2012

COAST Products' Rapid Response 3.9-inch bladeIn the September 2012 issue of Tactical Knives magazine, Steven Dick reviews COAST’s Rapid Response Knives. Dick starts the review by giving a brief history of COAST (the same company that offers a multi-tool for every occasion, as well as the always-handy LED flashlight and LED headlamp) and states, “…it takes something special to impress me, but COAST has managed.”

In the article, Dick discusses the Blade Assist Technology (and Max-Lock blade locking system that knife maker Ron Lake integrated into our line of tactical knives. The reviewer has a bias toward larger every-day carry knives because of his larger hands, but he favored the Rapid Response 3.9-inch blade in his field tests. Incidentally, he found that even the knife with the 3-inch blade comfortably fit his hand. Elements of the 3.9-inch tactical knife that Dick appreciated include the texture of the checkered nylon on the handle; ambidextrous thumb studs; a reversible steel carry clip; and other features that both right- and left-handers will find helpful. In addition to tactical uses, the author suggests using the knife for cleaning fish, gardening, home improvement projects and self-defense.

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