BASN’s Holiday Gift Guide (Day One)

By Wesley Chism Jr.
Updated: November 27, 2008

EDITOR’S NOTE: As the holiday season approaches, BASN’s Wesley Chism Jr. will be offering daily gift recommendations for the sports fan in your family. This is the second straight year that our “Box In One” specialist will offering his expertise during the holiday season. We hope you enjoy his modest choices. Who knows….maybe you’ll see something you like.

SEATTLE — Some people just don’t know when to leave well enough alone and the folks over at Leatherman, refusing to rest on their laurels, are no exception to this rule.

Leatherman, mostly known for their knives and precision tools, have created a series of compact LED flashlights that will blow you away. The Serac S1, the Serac S2, and the Serac S3 are all able to fit in your front pocket or pocketbook comfortably.

The Leatherman Serac series flashlights are small but built tough with a hard anodized aluminum body and with the quality that we’ve come to trust over the years from Leatherman. But for those that need a little more assurance, they’ve included a 10-year warranty right on the box.

I was fortunate to have the Serac S3 in my pocket when I was caught in our first wind storm of the season in Anna Cortes. We lost power due to falling trees and nobody was really sure when things would be up and running again.

All I needed to do was adjust the stainless steel bezel and clip the flashlight to my baseball cap, the power that came from this little device was amazing and allowed me to take care of business.

The Leatherman Serac series flashlights are the perfect stocking stuffer this holiday season. Check out to see which Serac series is best suited to your lifestyle.