There are literally thousands of stun guns out there in the marketplace today. tactical flashlights are all popular because of their versatility. Not only are they a good self-defense item but are an emergency lighting tool as well that can be used at home, in the office or carried in the car. And because it looks like a flashlight nobody really suspects that it’s a powerful stun gun too. They are an effective tool for personal security and personal defense.\nHere are three of the most popular flashlight stun guns.\n1. By far and away the most popular is the Diablo flashlight and stun device. It is 4.5 million volts in a shock-proof aircraft grade aluminum alloy body with the ultra-bright 160 lumen light. It is only 6.75 inches long and is fully rechargeable. The bulb life in the flashlight is good up to one hundred thousand hours. It has an enhanced reflector system for optimal brightness and uses an anti-roll body for stability. It comes with a nylon carrying case and a free canister of Guard Dog 18% concentration pepper spray.\n2. It is easy to see why the Security Guard stun flashlight is the next most popular. It is 6,000,000 volts of pure power in a rechargeable tactical LED flashlight. Because it’s rechargeable no batteries will ever be needed saving you money right from the get-go. It also has an ear-piercing alarm to scare away a potential attacker. It has a coating of rubberized armor that ensures a firm grip. It is 11 inches long, weighs 20 ounces and comes with a durable nylon holster with belt loop for easy carrying. It has a warranty for the product lifetime which speaks to the quality of the product.\n3. And the next most popular is the rechargeable Stun Baton manufactured by Streetwise brand. This popular stun device extends from 12 1\/2 inches to 21 1\/4 inches at the touch of a button. It has a loud 130 dB alarm and a super bright LED flashlight allowing you three levels of protection. It also has a lifetime warranty.\nA stun device works by disrupting the message the brain sends to the muscles. The high-voltage shock causes confusion, disorientation, loss of balance and loss of muscle control. The effect is temporary with full recovery taking 5 to 10 minutes. They are an effective tool for personal security and personal defense.\nWhen any stun devices is activated a loud crackling sound begins and sparks fly over the end. This creates an intimidating light and sound show that may be enough to scare an attacker away.