Costco/ GE brand, D cell battery LED lantern

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  1. Maxflax

    Maxflax Lightning in a bottle

    This little unit is reasonably bright, CHEEP @ 20 bucks, has 3 light levels (The lowest is enough to read by) top setting is 350 lumens. It's great for power outages, search functions, getting firewood from a dark area, etc. Has a thermopolymer handle that unhinges for hanging on a branch or nail, and a hole top dead center on the handle for 550 paracord or twine. It will run on 4 OR 8 D cells. I use tenergy NMH rechargeables, but it will use any D cell type

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  3. VisuTrac

    VisuTrac Ваша мать носит военные ботинки Site Supporter+++

    What is the run time on a set of Alkalines?
     
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  4. Yard Dart

    Yard Dart Vigilant Monkey Moderator

    It is something like 250 hours on low with the 8 D-cells installed.... I have one as well and put it to good use this week in the kitchen when we lost power for a few hours at night.
     
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  5. Maxflax

    Maxflax Lightning in a bottle

    Thanks for the info, yard dart. I only recently ran into these
     
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  6. Yard Dart

    Yard Dart Vigilant Monkey Moderator

    I would like to pick up a couple of more as they do work great for area lighting.
     
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  7. Maxflax

    Maxflax Lightning in a bottle

    Bought 3 more this week, two for gifts, with batteries
     
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  8. sec_monkey

    sec_monkey SM Security Administrator

    rechargeables are a must have for frequent use :)

    Do they have a DC in plug?
     
  9. Maxflax

    Maxflax Lightning in a bottle


    If you mean a banana jack from 110, no, they are battery only. I bought NMH batteries for the gift lanterns, and charged them up (with a spare set of copper tops for interim use) Supposedly they are GTG for 1,000 recharges. On low, using Yard Dart's figure they are good for 250 hours
     
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  10. Yard Dart

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    General Electric Super Bright White Latern, LED Technology 300 Lumens - Camping Lanterns - Amazon.com
     
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    Maxflax Lightning in a bottle

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  13. Yard Dart

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    Someone even noted that in the reviews for the product on Amazon.... I picked mine up at Fred Meyer... I will have to see if they are at Costco in my AO. I was there last night and forgot to check.
     
  14. Hanzo

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    Nice. It is brighter and longer running than mine. May have to go scouting about in Costco. Sometimes, they have great stuff at great prices.

    I have a different older lantern. A Rayovac that also takes D cells. I have been using my AA Enerloops with the D size sleeve in it. Works great that way. I can take it on several three day camping trips and not run out of juice.
     
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  16. bobjankovics

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    i need to purchase 44 of these so please someone help me
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