The only thing I like less than head lamps is not being able to see when I’m working. The Modern Outdoorsman take on the headlamp—more like a head Klieg light—pumps out 210 degrees of illumination with 300 lumens coming from 20 high-efficiency LEDs that are positioned on a flexible strip to wrap around your dome.

It has three power modes and runs on three AAA batteries. Among the uses cited on the pop-up-happy website are construction and mechanical jobs. And, I can see it. Think following a plumbing line in a dark utility room, trying to see detail in low light or shadowed applications, cleaning up at night, or just moving around in the van or truck after the sun goes down. $39.

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