Just ordered my second Maglite after the first one I have had for over 30 years finally gave up the ghost. Bright and durable, for my money they are the best. I work security and use mine every night. One side of the building is pitch black at night and this light turns it into daytime, scares the dickens out of any coyotes hiding in the bushes! Even smashed a carjacker upside the head with it years ago. He went to the hospital, the flashlight still worked fine .