Review: Best Tactical Flashlights for Airsoft, Paintball and Camping


What is the most important item that all players of airsoft should carry in their tool bags? They should carry a flashlight, a small and bright one to be more exact.

There are many reasons why this is important, the obvious one being that a tactical flashlight will come in handy when you are searching for your targets, or when you want to disorient them by flashing the light in their eyes to gain precious moments to find cover.

In addition to this, good quality flashlights can also be used to provide artificial light in outdoor settings while camping.

Streamlight ProTAC High Lumen Professional Tactical Light

One of the most recent additions to the ProTac series, the ProTac HL is also the brightest; with nearly 600 lumens of white, blinding light and about 253 meters of beam distance.

Offering the very latest when it comes to power Led technology, the user can also select between three different modes.

The flashlight comes packaged with a removable pocket clip and holster feature and can be used for a number of other applications as well.

Salient Features:

  • A c4 Led technology which gives off extreme brightness
  • Is water-proof
  • Comes in 3 different operation modes
  • Equipped with an anti-roll face cap

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Fenix LED Tactical Flashlight with Two Edison Lithium Batteries

One of the best selling models, the Fenix PD35 has been now upgraded to 960 lumens. What does this mean? The newly upgraded flashlight is even brighter than before, which is why airsoft players and others prefer this model to the others.

With a weight of only 87 grams, this flashlight delivers the stunning output of 960 lumens from only one battery! Highly portable, you can use this flashlight anywhere using its 6 different modes.

Salient Features:

  • The newest edition of Cree Led Flashlight offers a lifespan of 50,000 hours
  • Gives out maximum output of 960 lumens
  • This particular model comes with two Edison Bright CR123A Lithium batteries
  • Excluding the battery, the size is about 139mm in length and 25.4mm in diameter

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UTG Defender Series Weapon and Handheld Tactical Xenon Flashlight

We understand that low light playing environments are often very difficult when it comes to the shooter’s ability to safely assess and search.

This further brings into perspective the importance of backstop awareness and target identification when playing airsoft.

Keeping this in mind, the handheld tactical xenon run flashlight of the UTG Defender series is the one for you. Why? Because it can be used quite comfortably as a handheld as well as being attached to the airsoft marker which provides you with the convenience you need when playing.

Salient Features:

  • Comes with an ultra high output of 126 lumens
  • Long lasting Xenon bulb with a weapon mount capability
  • Portable and easy to hold for handheld purposes
  • Permanent and momentary switch at the push of a button
  • Can be mounted on the marker by Picatinny/Weaver rails
  • The flashlight measures approximately 5.22 inches in length

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Vizeri VZ230 Tactical LED Flashlight

Just by picking up this flashlight, you will notice the impeccable quality and finish of its body, with its air-craft aluminum and hardened anodized frame.

A thorough attention to detail is given by the manufacturer, as this flashlight has everything a player of airsoft could want from one.

A tough, sturdy, well made flashlight; it can be depended upon in the thick of battle, which is why users prefer to have it in their arsenal.

This compact and high intensity flashlight can also be used for a number of other applications such as, camping, hunting, photography, and for many others. In addition to this, the flashlight is water-proof, has a zooming feature and comes with an optional bike mount feature which can even work for mountain bikes.

Salient Features:

  • Comes with a Lifetime Manufacturer Warranty
  • An optional remote switch and bike mount is available
  • A high precision zoom focus
  • Heavy duty and durable
  • Has 5 different modes and a memory feature
  • A completely free light diffuser and holster are included in the package

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