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Old 12-10-2018, 08:51 AM   #1
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Portable Outdoor LED Flood Light?

Howdy!

I feel like I have most of the essentials but want a light for evenings night times .

I found discussions about hard wired flush mount but can't find a good 110v or rechargeable lantern or flood light.

Looking at some rope lighting but think I want a bit more concentrated too.

I saw some 250 lumens 110 LED work lights on Amazon but consensus is they don't last; fragile glass.....

Is there a go-to one I'm missing?

How do you light up your porch?

Thanks,

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Old 12-10-2018, 09:56 AM   #2
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I am not a fan of lighting up camp with bright lights myself, this is what I just found and am using it with a small lipstick size usb battery.
https://revelgear.com/product/trail-...camping-light/
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Old 12-10-2018, 10:06 AM   #3
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I've found one of these to be much more useable...around a dark campsite. 👍

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Old 12-10-2018, 11:00 AM   #4
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I need a good light as I will be at a month long gem show in Quartzsite. Not camping pr se but living and working in a dirt parking lot.

There will be plenty of times and reasons I need to light up a bit more than my head lamp or flashlight or small lantern will provide.

There won't be any issues with light pollution.....

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Old 12-10-2018, 11:48 AM   #5
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I agree with AlinCal about lighting up campsites--I find it obnoxious--but I understand that things are different at the Quartzsite gem show.

For what it's worth, I've found that Nebo's Tango rechargeable work light provides a broad, even, very bright light when used in its flood mode. (It can also be used as a spotlight.) Brightness is adjustable, and the light remembers the brightness setting. It charges via a USB cable. Oh, and it can also be used as a powerpack to charge your phone.

There are quite a few similar-looking work lights on the market, but this one has worked well for me. Nebo is a fairly well-known brand in portable lighting. I've been using their pocket-sized Larry Lights for years; in fact, I always have one in my shirt pocket. So I don't think you can go far wrong with the Tango.
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Old 12-10-2018, 04:39 PM   #6
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It's not a flood light, but look at the Hybridlight puc. It's a flashlight and lantern and charges you phone. And charges itself. That's if I remember to put the panel up.

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Old 12-10-2018, 05:47 PM   #7
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I saw some 250 lumens 110 LED work lights on Amazon but consensus is they don't last; fragile glass.....

How do you light up your porch?
I gave up on the solar path lights.
I now have three of these, 200 lumens, plug in (that may be a deal breaker for boondocking) and they look great.
LED, plastic case, so far so good. They're 5 watts so even though I have several aimed at the house, I still only have about 40 watts.
Keep in mind that any light illuminating your "door" is also shining in your eyes as you exit.
I also bought three much cheaper versions from Lowe's, 550 lumens. $7 or two for $10. So far they are still working.
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Old 12-11-2018, 10:34 AM   #8
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I just bought a very good LED floodlight through Amazon. It is powered by 3 D batteries and only comes on at night with detected motion. I secured base to vent over stove; it slides off easily for storage.
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I re-purposed my TV antenna with an LED light bar. Can raise it and rotate to any position. Works great. Use a small indoor amplified antenna for TV.
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Old 12-11-2018, 11:41 AM   #10
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Thinking outside the box.


Have you considered a propane or gas lantern? Back in the 60's, Coleman white gas lanterns were the go to light for camping and are still applicable today.





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Old 12-11-2018, 12:14 PM   #11
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I use the Ryobi 18v tools from Home Depot. So I have lots of batteries for the system. I have this flood light. It can run on 110v too.

https://www.homedepot.com/p/Ryobi-18...P721/304049794
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Old 12-11-2018, 12:53 PM   #12
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Led floodlight

Some Walmarts have fairly bright ones that I use at my home. They're over 100 lumens for $18.
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Old 12-11-2018, 01:30 PM   #13
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I use the LED lights provided with the AS.
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Greg[/QUOTE]Yes they are brite also very dangerous. I had one start to drip gas on me and cot in army, then it exploded. [gas is pressurized]. Luckily I escaped but my sleeping bag and command tent burned up, this was in zero degree weather. I will never have one again. AS I stated no injuries but scared H**L out me. this happended before, person did not survive. Also mantels very fragile.
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