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Thread: Interesting option for classic 1911s, TLR-6 Light/Laser combo

  1. #11
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    Last edited by RetroRevolver77; 08-01-20 at 12:10.

  2. #12
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    This thing is WAAAAY brighter than I thought.

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    If you aren't armed when you take a dump in your own home then your opinion on what is a practical daily carry weapon isn't interesting to me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Greg Bell View Post
    It’s clearly best on a officers model aesthetically. It is fine for beside the bed duty but I think they should make a 300 lumen longer model for the full size. But, it locks in tighter than any rail mounted unit so at least you don’t have to worry about losing zero and you get an ok early 00s lumen light for burglar work for $80
    I like it--economical, compact, and effective enough. Like I noted above, when you look at the alternatives for enhanced sighting systems on your non-railed 1911, for me personally RDS is a total non-starter there. I'm not a huge fan of the idea of milling a 1911 slide for RDS anyway, but especially in the case where I want to run a WML on the same pistol. And while I'm a huge CT fan for laser sights--they're pretty much all I use currently--there's no way I'm gonna run one of those laser grip sights that they produce for 1911's. I've tested those, they are totally RH biased, interfere with your grip as a lefty, and besides I don't want to give up my current VZ grips anyway--they are too awesome to part with.

    As for aesthetics, you're right it probably would look more proportional and 'at home' on a smaller sized pistol, it might fit pretty well on my Commander.

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