Thermacell Repellent Scout Camp Lantern – SHOT Show 16

It is true… I did a happy dance at the ThermaCell booth at SHOT Show 2016. To understand why, you must know something about the prior version of this product. […]
Therma Cell Scout lantern SHOT Show 2016

Scout lantern on left, older full sized lantern on the right

It is true… I did a happy dance at the ThermaCell booth at SHOT Show 2016.
To understand why, you must know something about the prior version of this product.

The OLD version:

I have delayed in publishing the review of the ThermaCell Camp Lantern because I love the concept, but hate that it requires D-cell batteries.
I don’t keep D-Cells around the house or office and am loathed to buy any since I have moved exclusively to rechargeable batteries, mostly of the AA variety.
However, I LOVE my ThermaCell mosquito repellent appliance and use it while hunting, camping, and even around my yard at home when the bugs are out.
I have taken the old ThermaCell Camp Lantern out with no batteries and used only the mosquito repellent portion. That bugs me (pun sort of intended), as 1/2 of the functionality of the device is useless to me.
The NEW version – Thermacell Repellent Scout Camp Lantern

So, when Adam showed me the new, smaller Thermacell Repellent Scout Camp Lantern the first thing I noticed was that it wasn’t big enough to run on those monstrous D-cell batteries! The new Thermacell Repellent Scout Camp Lantern is reported to run for 40 hours on a set of 4 AA batteries… hence the Happy Dance.

You will want to watch the video for more details and to learn about the new ThermaCell Max Life insect repellant Mat as well.

About Jeff

Jeff is the Editor in Chief of Gear Report and a National Shooting Sports Foundation Media member. He reports on the outdoor industry, reviews gear for camping, hiking, shooting, hunting, paddling, backpacking and other active pursuits. A USAF veteran, Jeff earned a MBA in Marketing and Health Services. He specializes in consultative selling and internet marketing. As the VP of BD & Marketing, Jeff provides sales and marketing leadership to MGECOM, Inc. and helps http://MGECOM.com acquire new clients in need of solutions for online merchants in need of Affiliate Marketing program management. Jeff founded and manages Cress Sales & Marketing LLC, offering online sales and marketing consulting and services to online merchants and service providers.