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Wind Up Flashlights For Camping

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I purchased a wind up flashlight to use, never have to worry about if I bought enough batteries or if they will last long enough. A minute of cranking will last about 20 minutes and that's usually enough time to get to the shower house/restrooms.

By Lisa from Clarksburg, WV

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June 21, 20070 found this helpful

Sounds like a VERY good idea. Just where do you find a wind-up flashlight? Every energy-efficient flash I have ever had has been majorly wimpy. Very little light and it takes a heck of a lot of energy on my part!

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June 22, 20070 found this helpful

Where did you buy it...I need one badly.

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June 22, 20070 found this helpful

They had some at Walmart in the camping section on one of those hanging racks for about 5.00. I bought a couple every time I would go there. I looked the other day and they didn't have any but it's worth looking at your store. These have a grip crank so you just squeeze it with your hand and it will go for quite a while. These have an internal battery that charges up but when that runs out you can also just crank for light. Better than nothing in a blackout and mine have come in very handy, one for the car, a couple for the house.

Here's a link that has quite a few shake up and wind up flashlights:

http://www.next  ight/search-html

Susan from ThriftyFun

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June 22, 20070 found this helpful

I found a great one at WalMart for $19. It has regular light, a flashing white light for emergency, a siren that is very loud, a fm radio, a compass and a cellphone adapter. I bought 2 of them one for home and one for my car.


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May 7, 20120 found this helpful

I got one for 3.00 so I bought two. They are great just to have in car,beside bed etc. Camping? Sure would need wound twice for me (smiles) great idea! Hope you have a wonderful summer of fun.

Many blessings!

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