Gerber Firecracker



Main use: backpacking Pros: - Plenty bright for picking…

Rating: rated 4 of 5 stars
Price Paid: ~$20

Main use: backpacking

- Plenty bright for picking trails, tight central spot with enough side spill to be useful.
- turns on with end cap twist - avoids accidental turn on while in pack
- O-ring seal
- Single AA battery - economical and good life
- Rugged metal body
- moderately light weight
- accepts a lanyard
- compact, fits a Maglight style head strap for hands-free use

Cons: Nothing serious. Dark finish is hard to spot, add some bright tape or stickers.

Overall: Excellent backpacking light and because it fits so easily in a pocket I find I hardly use anything else around the house, for night walks, etc.

Gerber Firecracker


The Firecracker has been discontinued.

previously retailed for:

The Gerber Firecracker is not available from the stores we monitor. It was last seen December 16, 2010 at Campmor.

If you're looking for a new flashlight, check out the best reviewed current models.

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