There are so many different survival flashlights available it can be difficult to choose the right ones for you. Most survival flashlights these days are quite durable and dependable; even the cheaper ones.
That being said, the old adage "you get what you pay for" is applicable to most consumer products these days. When it comes to survival gear and survival flashlights, is it really very wise to settle for just "good enough"? After all, your life or someone else's life may at some point in time, depend on the quality of your survival gear.
Fortunately, there is a broad scale of quality and pricing to meet everyone's budget and needs. Even the best, most expensive survival flashlights won't break the bank and are always a good investment.
In our opinion, the best survival flashlights for your survival kit or backpack will be small and compact, durable and long-lasting, and capable of casting a beam at least 50 feet. The best ones should also have a switch that will not be accidentally turned on will stored or carried. Many, many outdoorsmen have pulled their survival flashlights with a push-button switch out of their pocket or pack come nightfall only to find it dead as a hammer because it had turned on while being jostled around in the pack. Don't be another statistic!
Casual and/or occasional users may get by just fine with ten-dollar survival flashlights, but if you use your light on a regular basis or under extreme conditions, you definitely require the best, most rugged and reliable light you can afford. After all, your life may depend on it.
Survival flashlights bulbs might be incandescent or LED and may be powered by alkaline or lithium batteries, rechargeable batteries, solar-charged, charged with a hand crank or by simply shaking the light. There are even some lights that run on saltwater!
Check out the awesome survival flashlights we have here, and let there be light!