Review: Petzl Tactikka 2017

Intro: New to the gear drawer this week is the Petzl Tactikka, which has recently been updated for 2017. Petzl is a brand synonymous with both climbing gear and headlamps, and has a long history of making high-quality equipment for the outdoors. The Tactikka product line now contains three different headlamps: Tactikka (200 lumens, white main…

EDC: Keychain Light Updated for 2015

Recently, I decided to replace the older Maratac AAA flashlight on my keychain with the new SureFire Titan AAA. Both lights are nearly the same size, and both run on a single AAA cell (alkaline, lithium, or NiMH). Where things differ is with output — the SF Titan has a dual-output of 125 lumens on…