The Best Flashlights
No matter your needs or the depth of your darkness, there’s a just-right tool to illuminate the way. Here, seven spot-on favorites.
Big and Brawny
Maglite 3D LED
This powerhouse—brighter than all others tested—has an adjustable beam that the manufacturer says reaches nearly the length of three football fields. (In a pinch, it can also function as a night-stick.) Size: 12 inches.
To buy: $31, maglite.com for stores.