And speaking of head lamps, this one was finally put to work.
|$30 at the home depot|
I picked myself up one of those head lamps with the elastic band a while back and just got around to trying it out. These things are awesome. Sure, you look a little silly, but the light goes right where you're looking.
It puts out 300 lumens, has three brightness settings, has a IPX7 waterproof rating, and the light itself is part of an adjustable housing so you can angle it up or down. It's pretty comfortable and I don't know why I waited so long before getting one. This thing is a great addition to my tool box and I would have no qualms about recommending it to anybody who asked. I've used it twice in the last week and not having to hold, or find a place to set, a flashlight is very helpful. The first time I used it was even in front of other people... while it is very useful, it is not a fashion statement.
|yes, i do look silly|