Do it yourself: Cheap flashlight turned into a hot shot torch

When tinkering with our home theater stuff, we often need a good, bright (but small) flashlight to sort things out in that spaghetti bowl of cables. But who wants to spend three hundred bucks on one of those super-bright cop flashlights when you can just modify a cheap $10 one in a jiffy?

It's a fairly simple matter of making room for more-powerful lithium batteries and replacing a ho-hum bulb with a krypton lamp bright enough to make Superman nervous. So here’s that silver-tongued infomercial-sounding guy, demonstrating how to do this mod that might light up your life when that next summer gully-washer's lightning takes the power away.

Via Veoh