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Looking For a Lightweight, Packable Electric Lantern

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Q. I am looking for a lightweight, packable and budget-friendly electric lantern. Suggestions?
— Jasper Inthedark, Los Angeles, California

A. I think this is exactly what you’re looking for: the Luci Outdoor Inflatable Solar Light ($14.95, scoutstuff.org). The waterproof lantern collapses to 1 inch thick and can be strapped to your pack for solar charging.

With a few breaths, inflate the lantern and enjoy up to 12 hours of light.


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