Skil 18V Flashlight

The Skil Flashlight, model 2897 is actually pretty cool.  Now there is not a lot to review about a flashlight, after all it just lights up an area with a push of a button.  However we did want to cover some basics to this flashlight.  The Skil light has an incandescent bulb, which we know for some this is a downfall, but not a deal breaker.  Actually for an incandescent bulb, while it is still a little yellow, this actually pumps out a lot of light.  Obviously in dark areas, it does a great job, but we also found that even using it in well lit areas where you need just a little more light, this does a great job. One thing we like most about this is the base.  As with most flashlights, the battery acts like a base for the flashlight.  Skil uses a very low profile battery with this flashlight, so it has a very large surface area for the light to sit on.  We found even when placed on uneven ground, it was still very stable.  While some of the other manufacturer lights we have tested, since their batteries have less ground surface area, they tend to be a lot more wobbly.  There is nothing more annoying then being in a tight space and you knock over your flashlight, you know what we are talking...

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