Update to lanterns

More lighting options at Walmart

More lighting options at Walmart

Noticed more lanterns and fuel at my local Walmart this week. They now have emergency candles.

Walmart has been adding to their stock. There have been a few storms here that caused power outages, so it is good to know Walmart has been getting items in to address this.  (if you enlarge the picture, you will also notice a toilet seat to the left. How apropos. They know when the SHTF:-))

They have a complete lighting kit per-packaged- including flashlight, lantern and fuel for under $12.00! That is a great deal, and would recommend everyone having this kit.

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Lanterns and Lamps

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Darkness has descended. Power is out. What do you choose to push away the night?

Flashlights- awesome choice, concentrated beam, good light dispersion, but batteries.  Oh, the batteries. They always run out. They are not cheap either. Always good to have a battery charger, maybe a solar charger, but what if overcast?

Lanterns are also a great choice. They can be purchased cheap and the fuel is not very expensive. While not as bright as other light sources, they still provide a pleasing, usable light.  They also provide small amount of heat. Granted, they are not as safe as flashlights, but still a great choice in my opinion.

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