We need light to guide us on dark paths through the woods, down to the basement to find the breaker, and underneath cars to fix what is broken. We have a light for every occasion, and there’s a good chance we’ll never stop looking for new ways to light the many situations we face on a day-to-day basis. Some lights are big, some are small, and some are just so interesting that we can’t help but add it to the collection.
If you often find yourself doing work that requires both hands but needs a light, you’ll likely want to set one up beside you. However, that doesn’t always provide the exact angle you need, and doesn’t move with you when you’re in the thick of things. Having it attached to a hat or clothing would be the best option, which the Snow Peak Lapel Torch is completely capable of handling. This magnetic light is a bright LED that uses a battery pack, cable, and magnetic light to give you the illumination you need. Since it is a powerful magnetic clasp keeping it in place with a curved back, you can move the light whenever you need with minimal fuss.
This can run for 55 hours on high or 140 hours on low, meaning you’ll likely burn out before your light will. It uses 3 AAA batteries to function, which is quite annoying, but so long as you use rechargeable batteries, it won’t be too much different than plugging it in. This will cost you $59.99, and would be a perfect addition to light-lovers collections.
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