Princeton Tec Blast
Price Paid: $8
This is a great little flashlight. I keep one in my emergency kit, in my car, and at work. It has one of the brightest beams for its size, weight, and price. My only complaint is that it takes two hands to turn it on because of the twist feature. I wish that there was a button on the back or the top to make it easier to turn on with one hand. Overall, a great buy.
Price Paid: $12
I only used it for a weekend. Dropped a tool in the lake under the dock. Used it to find it. Took it home, and it don't work. So I took it apart, and found it to be completely corroded. I guess it must have leaked. I just sent it back. I'm hoping they'll replace it.
Price Paid: $24
Bought the Princeton Tec Blast light to use in the car, but because it has an O-ring and its size, took it diving in Cozumel. Used it once during a 100 foot dive--it worked--and didn't use it again for a few months later when it didn't work. Checked the battery and found it and the lamp contacts completely corroded. Sent it back to Princeton Tec and they replaced it free, but then the same thing happened--internal corrosion--only no diving involved this time. It just sat in the car's glovebox. Can't figure this one out, but I'm not bothering to return it this time.
Price Paid: $7.99
Rarely a day (or night) goes by when this serious little light doesn't find some serious use. Others laugh when I clip it on my hat brim, but then they see how versatile it is. Wish that Home Depot, Lowes and Wal-mart would carry them.
Price Paid: $8.95
Great little light, awesome performance. I keep it in my jacket at all times--waterproof and very bright.