Gear: Cascade Mountain Tech Steelcore 1000 Lumen Flashlight

Cascade Mountain Tech Steelcore 1000 Lumen Flashlight

Mar 8, 2023

With enough brightness to cut through the darkest nights, the Steelcore 1000 Lumen Flashlight has ample power for almost any boating adventure at an affordable price. A poly-nylon outer shell is durable and comfortable, while the steel core and IPX8 rating add abundant durability. Adjustable focus swaps easily between a wide floodlight and narrow spotlight, with a reach of up to 720 feet. Three settings toggle between high (1000 lumens), low (350 lumens), and a strobe setting. 



● Spotlight beam distance up to 720 feet
● IPX8 waterproof to over one meter.
● 4xAA batteries included.


Available on the CMT website,  MSRP: US$19.99 (single unit) or at selected Canadian outlets.


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