Not bad, as long as weight isn't an issu
- Familiarity: I've used it several times
Solid lantern, gives off good light and the four D-cell batteries seem to last. The biggest drawback is the weight/size- between the four D-cell batteries and it's bigger size, even when compressed, it might not be the choice for those ounce-pinchers out there. But for short back packs, car camping or just cooking outside in the back yard, it does the trick.