Month: January 2016
Month: January 2016
Tactical flashlights are often associated with guns as they are normally mounted on for low light shooting.
The word tactical simply means that the flashlights are primarily designed for military and police use. That said this flashlight use extends beyond the police and the military and many people have embraced this powerful tool and have found various uses for it in their day to day lives.
A tactical flashlight resembles the traditional flashlight that most people keep to use when they have no power supply for one reason or the other. Unlike the traditional flashlight however, this one is much smaller making it more portable and emits more light. Top Tactical LED flashlights are also made using weapon grade aluminum which makes them hardy and durable.
Given that a flashlight’s primary role is to produce light, you can use this flashlight to illuminate in the dark in case of an emergency. Whether your lights just went off or you need to change a flat tyre in the middle of nowhere a tactical flashlight will provide that light that you need and you will not have to grope in the dark or call for help when you can deal with the situation at hand with adequate lighting.
Another way that you can use this flashlight and possibly the main reason why the flashlight has been receiving a lot of attention is for self-defense. When used right, this flashlight works as a great defense tool. On its own the flashlight provides enough light to illuminate dark areas that most attackers use to have an advantage over their targets. Carrying and using your flashlight in a dark alley will discourage most attackers who can only function under the cover of darkness. The flashlight will also help you clearly identify an attacker before you can walk right into a dangerous situation.
The light emitted by the tactical flashlight also serves to temporarily blind the attacker which allows enough time to maneuver and take appropriate action. For this to work you have to shine the light in the attackers eyes and naturally their first response will be to keep the blinding light out of their sight as opposed to attacking you. Bright light temporarily disorients the attacker and in turn given you an upper hand in a situation that would have been desperate without the light.
Aside from being a great light source this flashlight also doubles up as a striking tool and can be used in the event of an attack. The fact that it is made of aluminum means that it will have more impact than a plastic flashlight. This tactic should however be applied when you are sure that you can overpower the attacker otherwise you may just provide the attacker with the right tool to do more than the intended damage.
For gun owners this flashlight serves the intended purpose which is to provide enough light to locate a target in the dark. Whether for illumination in the dark or for self-defense a use a military-grade tactical flashlight is a great tool to have especially when venturing outside.