At 3.2 ounces, the COLEMAN F1 LITE is the lightest new lantern, with a mesh globe in place of delicate glass, and minimalist styling. Alas, it's not the brightest. The F1's 38 watts won't flood a campgroundreading Raymond Chandler while sitting more than five feet away soon strained the eyesbut its whisper-quiet operation is a welcome change from those old-fashioned hissing monsters.
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