A pressure switch or a pressure pad on a flashlight activates the light with a firm hand grip. It typically comes with a pad connected to the tail cap, which reads the pressure level. You can also use the pad to control different light modes. With a pressure switch, you can concentrate on gripping the pad and the trigger making you more focused on the target.
The best tactical flashlight is one that offers durability, reliability, weather resistance, bright light with variable modes, and self-defense capability, all wrapped up in a compact, lightweight design. The power source should also be easy to replace and use readily available components.
An EDC flashlight is also known as an Everyday Carry flashlight and is simply just a small, versatile hand torch that you carry around with you just in case you end up in a situation needing light. They come in all shapes and sizes but must be larger and more powerful than a keyring torch to be considered an Everyday Carry Flashlight (EDC).
You can use them for blinding or striking an attacker, for exploring or signaling during emergencies, lighting up dark areas, or even mounted on the barrel of a gun. They are a helpful utility tool and are often carried every day known as an EDC.
When I chose a home defense weapon I knew right away that I wanted a tactical shotgun. I went with a Mossberg 500 and then purchased a few add-ons to turn it into a tactical shotgun. One of which was a tactical flashlight.
Follow these step to mount a tactical flashlight to a shotgun:
When it comes to lighting options that double as personal protection and self-defense, tactical flashlights are a great option. If you’re a camper, rider, night jogger, or hiker, you know the importance of having a good flashlight. Now imagine if that light could also give you the peace of mind that if you absolutely had to, you could defend yourself against an attack.