LEDs, along with lithium-ion batteries, are one of the big automotive tool crazes. Tool vendors sell flashlights galore that have excellent run time and immense brightness, thanks to LEDs.
Cliplight sent my shop a Hemitech One drop light to test out and let me tell you, that light must be the brightest thing I have ever looked that, the sun itself excluded. So, one day my light guy comes in to service my old-school drop lights that break all the time and he didn't take too kindly to the new Cliplight.
"LEDs cause blindness, you know," he says to us in the shop. "I knew this old guy who was looking at his brake lights, they were LED brake lights. Now, he's legally blind. LEDs screw up your eyes."
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