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Are you a gun fanatic as well? If so, you'll want to talk to other owners about what you own in this forum.

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Old 08-31-2009, 07:21 PM   #1
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Laser sights

Anyone use one? Recommend one? I have a Taurus 24 7 PRo. It has the rails.
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Old 08-31-2009, 07:36 PM   #2
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You would have to get a bigger holster.

Thats all the input I really have but my gun has the rails so would like to no more as well so subscribing.
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Old 08-31-2009, 07:52 PM   #3
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depending on the size of your gun, you might like the Glock OEM ones. They are small and extremely lightweight and the light is amazingly bright and wide. They come with and without a laser.

here is a pic of it on a glock19 (midsize 9mm)



here it is on a glock17 (regular size police issue 9mm)

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Lasermax...I didn't check to see if they have one for your application. It is great because it doesn't require any additional (external) parts which require funky holsters, etc. All contained in the guide rod....but they are pricey.

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I'm not a fan of laser sights. My Beretta came with one and it was the first thing I swapped out.
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Old 08-31-2009, 11:46 PM   #6
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Honestly I don't think its a necessary addition, but I did get one for my CT because its my tricked out gun. I got a Viridian X5L green laser and it comes with a bright tactical light in one package. I was gonna go for the Lasermax, but I didn't get the light. Not cheap though...399ish + shipping

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I have a Streamlight M6 laser/light combo that I've had since I was in the Army. It's worked extremely well for me in the past, but I really have only used it for the light. The laser is something I just don't use. If you want no-aim capability, a laser certainly works. The problem is that you have to set the proper point of aim. Because the laser is mounted so far below the barrel, you can either set the laser straight and always shoot high, or you can zero the laser to the gun at 11yds and know that you'll have to compensate outside that range.

The Crimson Trace grip laser system is a pretty good system that I've played around with. It's a good compromise and you don't have to get a different holster. It's integrated into the grip and works by grip pressure. It's the best overall option, IMO.
There isn't a model out yet for the 24/7, but I suspect they'll have one out pretty soon, so stay tuned.

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Lasermax...I didn't check to see if they have one for your application. It is great because it doesn't require any additional (external) parts which require funky holsters, etc. All contained in the guide rod....but they are pricey.

http://www.lasermax.com
I had one in my G36.

Three issues:

1. it was not accurate and could not find someone who could adjust it.
2. i was never comfortable knowing I had modified a reliable gun
3. expensive
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I had one in my G36.

Three issues:

1. it was not accurate and could not find someone who could adjust it.
2. i was never comfortable knowing I had modified a reliable gun
3. expensive
I heard about issues relating to the zero being knocked off due to repeated pressure and jarring. It seemed like a good idea, but flawed system overall.
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