MagStories

We know we can depend on it when duty calls!

Superstorm Sandy decimated our neighborhood in Bergen County, New Jersey. We had trees and powerlines down everywhere. The morning after the storm, I was surveying the damage on my block when I found a LED Mini Maglite that had been dropped in the street. For three weeks of chaos we didnt have electricity, cell service […]

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I have a whole new level of respect for these guys now

I live on the lagoon right outside of Port Canaveral. Last week after Hurricane Matthew we had lost power, and I broke out my small arsenal of 2 and 3 D-Cell maglites I have collected over the year. Holy buckets, I have a whole new level of respect for these guys now. Worth every penny […]

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Thank Maglite for their quick service

While cleaning out a drawer, I found two mid sized MiniMags that did not work. I put new batteries to test them one more time and could not get them to turn on. I was just going to throw them out but thought, Id might as well send them in to Maglite and see what […]

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MAGLITE is the flash lite for life.

Over a year ago I lost my 3 D-cell MAGLITE. While working under my truck the other day, WALLA there was my MAGLITE, stuck in a cross frame member from working on my truck over a year ago. It required a hammer to get it out from where it was wedged. But after new batteries […]

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Mag is and always been my favorite flashlight.

About 22 years ago I purchased a 4 cell Maglite for work. A little later I purchased 2 of the smaller double A mini Maglites, a blue one and a black one. I lost the black one shortly thereafter. A couple days ago I tore down a small bridge in my backyard that I built […]

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Still works, after laying on the side of interstate 78

Today, while driving eastbound on I-78 in Bethel, PA, I briefly saw out of the corner of my eye, what looked like a large Maglite on the side of the interstate. I was reminded of some of the stories on here and got curious, so I turned around. I pulled over and checked it out, […]

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WE WERE WORKING AN ACCIDENT SCENE OFF RT. 270 OVER AN EMBANKMENT

I OWN AND OPERATE A TOWING COMPANY IN COLUMBUS, OHIO , JACKS WRECKER SERVICE.COM. ONE SNOWY EVENING THE FIRST OF FEBRUARY WE WERE WORKING AN ACCIDENT SCENE OFF RT. 270 OVER AN EMBANKMENT. IT WAS DARK AND WE USED ONE OF OUR MANY MAGLIGHTS WE HAVE IN ALL OF OUR UNITS. WE HAD TO SEE […]

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When there are no lights in a sub there is NO light.

While serving on the USS Memphis SSN-691, we lost power. When there are no lights in a sub there is NO light. The Emergency DC lighting had been disabled for an upgrade. I was stationed in the Reactor Control room. Upon loss of light I grabbed my Maglite from the holster and put it in […]

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In service since 1979, yes since 1979

This Maglite 5D has been in service since 1979, yes since 1979, #50001226. My uncle aquired this flashlight when he was with the Wyoming highway patrol in 1979 when the flashlight (kel-lite) they were using before had stopped being made. This mag was used for 34 yrs by my uncle so it has many scratches, […]

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Sitting under 15 feet of water for 7 months

I dropped a Maglite from my boat dock about april of 2015. Gone I thought. November 2015 The lake was dropped for winter pool. I noticed my flashlite laying on the rocks . I picked it up and let it dry out for a month and installed new batteries and turned it on, never expecting […]

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