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UCO UCO Aluminium Candle Lantern Plus LED

The best of both worlds in one device. The soft, warm flicker of a candle flame evokes that classic campsite magic. But when the situation calls for a safe and practical light source, 21st century technology wins every time. This battery-powered, bright LED flashlight fits conveniently into the base of the Original UCO candle lantern, and functions while attached to the lantern or when used independently.
Average Member Rating:
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2 out of 3(67%)reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.
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Member Reviews for UCO Aluminium Candle Lantern Plus LED
Review 1 for UCO Aluminium Candle Lantern Plus LED
Overall Rating: 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Effectiveness: 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Value: 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
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Location: Edmonton Alta.
Age: 35-44
Gender: male
Gear Style: Performance Driven
Describe Yourself: Avid Adventurer

Great little lantern

Date:August 20, 2013
The good: Lightweight, very compact. When combined with the top and side reflectors, throws a surprising amount of light. Very easy to use. Battery lantern in base is a nice touch. Very practical design.
The bad: Top of lantern can get very hot. I would urge caution before using this in a tent. Contact with hot lantern top would certainly melt or damage synthetics.
The ugly: That I didn't buy one of these years ago. Great value.
Pros: Lightweight, Simple, Good Value, Reliable
Cons: open flame handle with care
Review 2 for UCO Aluminium Candle Lantern Plus LED
Overall Rating: 
1 out of 5
1 out of 5
Effectiveness: 
1 out of 5
1 out of 5
Value: 
1 out of 5
1 out of 5
By:
Location: Repentigny, QC
Age: over 55
Gender: male
Gear Style: Comfort Driven
Describe Yourself: Outdoor Pro

Very dangerous product

Date:June 26, 2012
I thought it was a great product until I had 2 serious incidents.
I reached across the picnic table and received a third degree burn on my arm when I touched the metal top. Being enclosed, it is not as obvious as an open flame. Wrecked the vacation.
On another trip, we hung it in the tent. I accidentally bumped it and splattered hot wax on my wife's face, who was lying down, just missing her eyes. I got hot wax on my arm and a slight burn.
I do not recommend this product at all. I threw it away, rather than give to someone else to get burned.
A great idea, but the Black Diamond Orbit LED light is much better and safer.
Cons: Unreliable, Dangerous
0 of 6 found this review helpful.
Review 3 for UCO Aluminium Candle Lantern Plus LED
Overall Rating: 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Effectiveness: 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Value: 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
By:
Location: Victoria, BC
Age: 35-44
Gender: male
Gear Style: Minimalist
Describe Yourself: Casual Adventurer
MEC MEMBER

Too useful not to have

Date:September 11, 2009
A useful thing to have a couple of around at home, and I consider it a must have when exploring. On cold damp nights I leave one on in the tent to take the edge off the cold and it's surprising how effective it is. I'm planning to get the reflector for one of them to see the difference.
Pros: Lightweight, Simple, Good Value, Reliable
Review 4 for UCO Aluminium Candle Lantern Plus LED
Overall Rating: 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
By:
Location: Canmore, AB

Suprising

Date:June 14, 2009
I absolutely love this. The soft flicker of the candle is welcoming, and gives off that comforting feeling.The candle is actually quite bright, and the citronella candle keep the bugs away while enjoying dinner at dusk. The LED is very useful, from taking a leak at night to trying find something in your pack at night. It is not exactly the smallest or lightest candle/ flashlight combo on the market, so I can't give it a 5.
Pros: Soft candle, Durable, Long battery life, Bright, Stable, Spare Bulb
Cons: Bulky
Review 5 for UCO Aluminium Candle Lantern Plus LED
Overall Rating: 
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
By:
Location: Terrace BC
MEC MEMBER

Calming

Date:September 1, 2008
There is something calming and comforting about a flickering flame(or campfire). try that with an LED :).
Pros: Stable
Review 6 for UCO Aluminium Candle Lantern Plus LED
Overall Rating: 
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
By:
Location: Alberta, Canada
VERIFIED REVIEWER

No Batteries!

Date:August 23, 2007
The candle lantern is a great way to light-up a tent. Easily able to read by it and it takes little space and sheds litght with no batteries. Great product.
Pros: Good Value