Propane Lanterns For Light
Propane lanterns would be good to have for emergency
preparedness and are made to give off much light in an outdoor situation
during a disaster. Propane lanterns might not be the most ideal thing to
carry in a backpack being that the propane tanks are heavier in weight
compared to normal flashlights. But if in a circumstance that you having to
camp and had been able to prepared before time (such as in a vehicle that is
fueled and supplied for such a circumstances) it would be ideal to have some
of these propane lanterns in storage as well as extra filaments and tanks.
Bigger propane tanks can be acquired which could last you for longer periods
of time if needed for your light or propane stoves for cooking.
Some of there propane lanterns are duel fuel and will take propane or regular
unleaded which would be ideal for having the option of two sources of fuel to
Coleman seems to have the market on propane lanterns and seem to make good
quality ones. Here are a couple mention here that you could consider:
Coleman Compact Propane
This coleman lantern is a more
compact one if you were considering caring one in a backpack, weighing 0.64
lbs in it self. They are built with a metal guard to help protect the globe
from breaking and have a chain for caring or hanging. It has a fully
adjustable light output and with a one 16.4 oz. propane cylinder it can last
up to 12 hours of light. The pressure is regulated for constant light,
not mattering the weather, and the mantle is slip-on, bayonet-style #5.
If on the go, this might be the better choice if wanting propane for your
Coleman Northstar Propane
Coleman lantern is a little more nicer having an electronic ignition, with no
matches necessary. It has easy adjustable lighting and a built in
pressure control regulator that will give steady illumination in cold weather,
high altitudes or when fuel is low. Its unique tube mantle doesn't have
to be tied and is easily made to clip on when needing to replace. The
mantle is made of nonreadioactive materials, making it harmless when in light.
The ventilator has porcelain built in making it resisting rust and corrosion.
The globe is also protected from breaking and this coleman lantern comes a
nylon carrying case that zips up.
Coleman 2 Mantle Propane Lantern
The coleman two mantle propane
lanterns are a little more expensive if wanting a good quality one, but these
will put off much more light than your regular single mantle lanterns.
These will light for seven hours if run on high or fourteen hours if run on low
if using the 16.4 oz propane cylinder. It is also built with the porcelain
ventilator keeping it from rust and corrosion. This Coleman lantern comes
with a unique foldable feet on a stable base making it nice for setting on
Battery Coleman Lanterns
Coleman also makes battery
operated lanterns coming in many different shapes and sizes with different
attributes such as able to float, self storing cases, resistance to weather
and being able to turn on from 50 feet away. These kind of lanterns
would need batteries for long time use so you would want to store up on
batteries. You could consider
solar battery chargers with chargeable
batteries that would make these lanterns workable for even longer time of use.
Coleman multi-purpose lantern stand can be purchased as an
accessory and is
great for hanging you propane lanterns or any kind of lanterns you might have. It
telescopes to over 7 feet making your lighting area much greater visibility.
It is made of durable steel and aluminum and comes with caring case for
transporting and storing. These lantern stands can be purchased usually
for under $25.00 at most retail outdoor stores or even here online.