When it came to flashlights, Star Trek: The Next Generation had the right idea, but awkward execution – or so says Chuck Cage at the site ToolMonger.com. Cage, in a review/preview of Makita’s new LXLM01 flashlight, explains that Makita created a TNG-esque flashlight that’s far more practical – and more practically wielded, thanks to a handy-dandy strap – than what Captain Picard and other TNG characters wandered around with in the dark on the show.

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Oh, and how do the TNG flashlights and the LXLM01 compare to the flashlight Neelix was seen using on Star Trek: Voyager?


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