MagStories

dropped from 100 ft and survived

I didn’t think much of my MagLite Flashlight until tonight.  Im into amateur radio (Ham Radio). Well a friend asked me to help him up on a 100-foot tower and it was dark here in Michigan at 6 pm. I grabbed my MagLite and some cold weather clothes. We went up fixed what we had […]

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Caught in a Busy Intersection

Dear MagLite, I have distributed your product for a number of years & I have always been impressed with your quality workmanship but I never realized how strong youg flashlights are until just recently. On Saturday April 16 I accidentally forgot that I placed my house keys (with a Mini MagLite on the key ring) […]

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Real-Life Truck Story

I saw the commercial with the MagLite® Flashlight getting ran over with the Mack truck and withstanding it. I have found by experience, this CAN happen. My father ran over his MagLite® with a fully loaded truck and trailer, that was loaded very heavy. Every axel hit the MagLite®, and it still worked! The actual […]

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Dropped into Boiling Oil

I wanted to let you know how durable your product is. We were using a turkey deep fryer last night to cook for guest and needed the MagLite® Flashlight to check the thermometer. Whoever was holding the light dropped it into the boiling oil. They were able to retrieve it with a pair of tongs […]

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Found in a Cave 15 Years Ago

I watched the commercial on TV, about the truck running over the flashlight, I thought you might like to hear my story. I have told it many times, but they may not appreciated it as you might. About 15 years ago, I went to Albama to vist relatives, my cousin talked about a cave that […]

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Twin Tales

Dear Sir or Madam, Eight years ago I received a two-cell AA Mini MagLite from my wife for Christmas. If there were a Hall of Fame for flashlights my Mini MagLite would definitely be a member. I am amazed at the durability & reliability of the Mini MagLite. I have two stories, about my Mini […]

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4 Hours of Icy Cold Water

Had to write & tell you that your lights are VERY durable. Last month I was ice-fishing at night, while helping a friend check his tip-ups, I dropped the MagLite on the ice & in what seemed to be slow motion, the light slid towards the hold in the ice & dropped in. My friend […]

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Lost and Found

Dear Mr Maglica: Thought you would enjoy a story about one of your flashlights. In the summer of 1994 I capsized my rowing shell in front of my home on Kerr Lake. My Mini MagLite sank in about 8 feet of water. I drove repeatedly to find her. I couldnt find my Mini MagLite in […]

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Good to Go

Dear Sirs, Just wanted to take a minute to let you know that your MagLite flashlights are the best Ive ever used. I am the Maintenance Cheif for VA145, an A-6 Bomber Squadron from Whidbey Island, WA serving aboard the USS Ranger. Upon our return to the States my aircraft (12) will undergo a very […]

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Maglite® On MP Duty

I am Military Police soldier, and I use a 4 cell MagLite® Flashlight when I work police duties. Recently, both light bulbs in my MagLite® burned out. I spent about 2 weeks searching Ft Riley and Junction City for stores that carry replacement bulbs for my 4 cell, and came up empty at every turn. […]

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