Introduction: Turn a Flashlight Into a Lantern Using a Balloon

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This is a very simple idea I came up with that allows you to turn a flashlight like my beloved Streamlight Stylus pro into a Lantern using a basic white birthday balloon. The video embedded will tell you everything you need to know.


MarkM417 (author)2016-06-18

Brilliant idea! No pun intended.

boonokian (author)2015-08-15

I have now used this technique for two camping trips and it works very nicely. Much better than the cheap little coleman lantern I have in my camping bin.

MikB (author)2015-07-11

Great diffusor idea, this looks like the little brother to lighting systems like these ...

that's pretty cool

Samantha Led (author)2015-07-10

Really nice!

Look this rechargeable led lights :

BrettHacks (author)2015-07-07

Great idea! Looks like a perfect way to turn my backpacking flashlight into a lantern with zero weight.

boonokian (author)BrettHacks2015-07-07

Thanks, yah the size and weight is a big benefit of the concept. Glad you liked it. Thanks for the kind words. Cheers

DIY Hacks and How Tos (author)2015-07-05

That is one good way to diffuse the light.


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