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2 years 51 weeks ago, 11:47 AM

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Who makes the better (accurate, reliable, durable, dependable) laser sight system?
Lasermax, Crimson Trace or other? Let me know. Thanks.

2 years 51 weeks ago, 12:15 PM

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Hawkeye,
I would recommend these two companies:

http://www.laserdevices.com/index.cfm/p-DBAL_A2_130.htm

http://www.insighttechnology.com/InsightAimandIllum.html

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2 years 51 weeks ago, 1:40 PM

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Doesn't seem like there's much in the way of pistol examples, I'll keep searching the websites that you provided. Thanks for the alternatives, appreciated.

2 years 51 weeks ago, 1:53 PM

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Hawkeye

I was unaware that you were looking for pistol mounted lasers.

combo systems here: http://www.insightlights.com/products.htm

what exactly are you looking for? or are you testing the waters to see what is available to make an informed decision?

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2 years 50 weeks ago, 3:56 PM

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Testing the waters, as it were. I've visited various manufacturer websites however, I'd like to hear from those that have first hand experience with the different laser sights available and then make a decision. Thanks for the input, it is appreciated so keep it coming.

2 years 51 weeks ago, 3:32 PM

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I've used crimson trace grips and a TLR 2 on pistols before. They both worked fine. I don't have any experience with internal lasers. I have always questioned their durability. The TLR 2 is a pretty good combo.
http://www.streamlight.com/product/product.aspx?pid=81

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2 years 51 weeks ago, 5:09 PM

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I like the CT Grip Lasers depending on the weapon. The only issue I have with them is making Holsters for those so the Laser is covered or not covered.

Not to enthralled with the Glock CT Grip though. Probably go with the TRL-2 as Reaper mentioned or one of the other Combo's. Something you might consider if you are going to get a Light/Laser combo would be the Viridian Green Laser. http://www.viridiangreenlaser.com/

I was shooting a Shorty POF with one in the afternoon and it was actually easy to see.

I wish CT would do one.... :p

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2 years 50 weeks ago, 8:11 AM

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Viridian sounds like a great option and I like that they have holster options that will accommodate a laser. It's daylight capability sets it apart. Thanks for the link.

2 years 50 weeks ago, 11:00 AM

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I like green lasers better as well. That viridian looks like it may be worth a test run. I have a cheapo green laser (nc star) on a throw-around ak. Its kind of hard to see in day light, but its great in low light/night time. I don't know the exact range, but its farther than I'll be shooting with that rifle.

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