Guide to the grenade light for a gun

Guide to the grenade light for a gun

This review is written by Lucas. — CEO and Founder T-rex arms — manufacturer kaybera kaydeksa. For the US arms market — the guy is young He has been resigning to the marketplace. He has several articles that revolve around a pistol. This is the first one that I translated, the rest will be later. Unfortunately, despite the fact that he is a successful entrepreneur — He writes a complete hellish syllable, which greatly reduces the process and makes it clear. In general, this text was hard for me.

 

Guide to the grenade light for a gun

Different lights, each with its own advantages and disadvantages. From left to right: Surefire X300-Ultra, Streamlight TLR-2, Streamlight TLR-3

This review is written by Lucas. — CEO and Founder T-rex arms — manufacturer kaybera kaydeksa. For the US arms market — the guy is young He has been resigning to the marketplace. He has several articles that revolve around a pistol. This is the first one that I translated, the rest will be later. Unfortunately, despite the fact that he is a successful entrepreneur — He writes a complete hellish syllable, which greatly reduces the process and makes it clear. In general, this text was hard for me.

 

Guide to the grenade light for a gun

Different lights, each with its own advantages and disadvantages. From left to right: Surefire X300-Ultra, Streamlight TLR-2, Streamlight TLR-3

 

Different lights, each with its own advantages and disadvantages. From left to right: Surefire X300-Ultra, Streamlight TLR-2, Streamlight TLR-3

 

It is difficult to hit a target when shooting in the dark. It makes it difficult to identify your own sightings. And try to add flashlight juggling to a normal grip with two hands. – not very convenient. This is why many small lanterns were designed. To simplify some complex tasks.

Glock 34 with Surefire X300 Ultra

Glock 34 with Surefire X300 Ultra

 

It can be used as a rule of thumb for a gun. Recharging and dealing with warps is not easier, because the flashlight is not holding.

Of course, there are drawbacks to using a grenade lamp, but this is a topic for another article. In this case, we can compare several models of lighting systems. Before we continue, there are many ways to choose from. Many shooters carry the gun at the same time.

Guide to the grenade light for a gun

ATTENTION: The prices are listed below. RRPs, but prices are in stores, and they are usually lower. RRP. (RRP – Recommended (Manufacturer) Retail Price. It is not a question of any kind. – comment)

INFORCE APL

$ 130

APL is the thinnest flashlight on the market. It is a polyamide (it is an old model). It produces a normal 200 lumens for 1.5 hours. Holsters made for APL pistols will be the thinnest ones compared to holsters made for «round» under-barrel lights like those of Streamlight and Surefire.

INFORCE APL

Glock 34 with Surefire X300 Ultra

 

It can be used as a rule of thumb for a gun. Recharging and dealing with warps is not easier, because the flashlight is not holding.

Of course, there are drawbacks to using a grenade lamp, but this is a topic for another article. In this case, we can compare several models of lighting systems. Before we continue, there are many ways to choose from. Many shooters carry the gun at the same time.

Guide to the grenade light for a gun

ATTENTION: The prices are listed below. RRPs, but prices are in stores, and they are usually lower. RRP. (RRP – Recommended (Manufacturer) Retail Price. It is not a question of any kind. – comment)

INFORCE APL

$ 130

APL is the thinnest flashlight on the market. It is a polyamide (it is an old model). It produces a normal 200 lumens for 1.5 hours. Holsters made for APL pistols will be the thinnest ones compared to holsters made for «round» under-barrel lights like those of Streamlight and Surefire.

INFORCE APL

Used for management «pedals» on both sides of the lantern. A short press switches on the constant light mode. Also keep the pedal pressed. This system makes it easy to control the APL even when shooting with one hand. A new generation of APL is that it can be tightened with a sleeve. But the quick-release system is no more.

STREAMLIGHT TLR-1

$ 105-145

The TLR-1 is the most popular under-flash flashlight. There are several varieties of this model. The regular version, which gives 260 lumens, (TLR-1), also offers a strobe plus, TLR-HL, and rare model, which is shines in infrared for night operations. The model of increased power produces 630 lumens for 2.5 hours.

STREAMLIGHT TLR-1

Streamlight TLR-1 is very expensive. Luminescence by any hand. Streamlight pistol lights are distinguished by a mounting screw, which can be unscrewed by hand, without a tool. Very good.

STREAMLIGHT TLR-2

$ 260-300

TLR-2 – This is an improved version of the TLR-1 with a red or green laser designator added. Lantern gives about 300 lumens. There is a switch that allows you to select one of the modes: «only flashlight», «flashlight and laser» and «only laser».

STREAMLIGHT TLR-2

Streamlight TLR-1 is very expensive. Luminescence by any hand. Streamlight pistol lights are distinguished by a mounting screw, which can be unscrewed by hand, without a tool. Very good.

STREAMLIGHT TLR-2

$ 260-300

TLR-2 – This is an improved version of the TLR-1 with a red or green laser designator added. Lantern gives about 300 lumens. There is a switch that allows you to select one of the modes: «only flashlight», «flashlight and laser» and «only laser».

STREAMLIGHT TLR-2

The battery life depends on the selected mode. 48 hours, and a flashlight only. It can be turned on briefly or on hand.

STREAMLIGHT TLR-3

$ 75

The TLR-3 is one of the smallest flashlight on the market. It is not recommended to use Streamlights lights. It gives about 170 lumens for 1.5 hours.

STREAMLIGHT TLR-3

Luminescence by any hand.

STREAMLIGHT TLR-4

$ 120-200

The TLR-4 is the same body as the TLR-3, but with a laser designator in red or green. Holsters suitable for TLR-4 are quite large, although the lamp itself is relatively compact.

STREAMLIGHT TLR-4

Luminescence by any hand.

STREAMLIGHT TLR-4

$ 120-200

The TLR-4 is the same body as the TLR-3, but with a laser designator in red or green. Holsters suitable for TLR-4 are quite large, although the lamp itself is relatively compact.

STREAMLIGHT TLR-4

Like the TLR-2 there is a mode switch. It can be turned on briefly or on hand.

SUREFIRE X300

REMOVED FROM PRODUCTION

The X300, which produced 170 lumens for 2.4 hours. It is shorter and slightly more than the X300 Ultra. The X300 is still in use. X300 has a quick-rail system for rail mounting «permanent» The solution is for those of you who love harder.

SUREFIRE X300

SUREFIRE X300 ULTRA

 

$ 240

Surefire X300 Ultra is probably the most common flashlight among the US military. It is incredibly durable, it produces 500 lumens for 1.5 hours. The X300U is also often found on the rifles. The mounting system is similar to the X300.

SUREFIRE X300 ULTRA

SUREFIRE X300 ULTRA

 

$ 240

Surefire X300 Ultra is probably the most common flashlight among the US military. It is incredibly durable, it produces 500 lumens for 1.5 hours. The X300U is also often found on the rifles. The mounting system is similar to the X300.

SUREFIRE X300 ULTRA

SUREFIRE X300-V

 

$ 290-350

The X300-V is the IR version of the X300 Ultra. The shooter can switch between the white light and the white light of the IR flashlight. It is especially useful to ensure that it is not possible to carry out a vision of devices.

SUREFIRE X300-V

The lamp will last 1.8 hours when used in IR mode. It is a new version of the X300-V. The mounting system is similar to the X300-U.

SUREFIRE X400 ULTRA

$ 430-590

Surefire X400 Ultra X3000 At the bottom of the X400 you can select one of three modes: «only flashlight», «only LCC» and «lantern and LCU». It can be twisted by hand. It can be considered quick-detachable.

SUREFIRE X400 ULTRA

The lamp will last 1.8 hours when used in IR mode. It is a new version of the X300-V. The mounting system is similar to the X300-U.

SUREFIRE X400 ULTRA

$ 430-590

Surefire X400 Ultra X3000 At the bottom of the X400 you can select one of three modes: «only flashlight», «only LCC» and «lantern and LCU». It can be twisted by hand. It can be considered quick-detachable.

SUREFIRE X400 ULTRA

SUREFIRE X400-V

 

$ 780

The Surefire X400-V has a white IR mode. It is an ideal system for those who work with night vision devices. Warning: he is expensive. Like the X300-V, the head turns to select a mode. The switch below allows you to choose between a flashlight and a laser. It is a new version of the X400-V Ultras. The mounting system is similar to the X400-U.

SUREFIRE X400-V

STEINER DBAL-PL CLASS 1 LASER / ILLUMINATOR

 

$ 780-900

DBAL-PL is multi-functional. «sighting and lighting» by the system. It includes an IR laser and a flashlight. Unlike the TLR-2 or X400, you cant choose to turn on the flashlight or laser separately. You can select IR or visible light and the corresponding illuminator and laser are simultaneously turned on. The white light has a power of 400 lumens. The system is not quick-detachable.

STEINER DBAL-PL CLASS 1 LASER / ILLUMINATOR

STEINER DBAL-PL CLASS 1 LASER / ILLUMINATOR

 

$ 780-900

DBAL-PL is multi-functional. «sighting and lighting» by the system. It includes an IR laser and a flashlight. Unlike the TLR-2 or X400, you cant choose to turn on the flashlight or laser separately. You can select IR or visible light and the corresponding illuminator and laser are simultaneously turned on. The white light has a power of 400 lumens. The system is not quick-detachable.

STEINER DBAL-PL CLASS 1 LASER / ILLUMINATOR

It should be noted that it can be a sight, that is, it will work perfectly in conjunction with a night vision device. Of course, this system has certain advantages over the collimator, but collimators should also be subject to review. We have an article about collimators on pistols. here. (And I’ll translate her translation later. J — comment)

 

INSIGHT M3X

$ 110- $ 140

The Insight’s flashlights are a bit dated now. At the peak it produces 125 lumens. Batteries live an hour. There are insight lights that can be used to fit in this project.

INSIGHT M3X

INSIGHT M6X

 

$ 260-330

The M6X features an LCC and a 150 lumen capacity. It is a holster for it. Batteries live 2 hours.

INSIGHT M6X

INSIGHT M6X

 

$ 260-330

The M6X features an LCC and a 150 lumen capacity. It is a holster for it. Batteries live 2 hours.

INSIGHT M6X

TRACE CMR-202 RAIL MASTER

 

$ 140-160

The CMR-202 is a very small under-gun lantern. It produces 100 lumens for 2 hours, has a stroboscope and an automatic shutdown function after 5 minutes to save the battery. This is an extremely useful feature of the flashlight. The system is not quick-detachable.

TRACE CMR-202 RAIL MASTER

VIRIDIAN X5L

 

$ 290

A small compact under-barrel flashlight X5L produces a 224 lumens, has a integrated LCC and a mirror control for both hands. For a combo flashlight with a laser, the price is very good. Unfortunately, very few manufacturers are compatible holsters.

VIRIDIAN X5L

VIRIDIAN X5L

 

$ 290

A small compact under-barrel flashlight X5L produces a 224 lumens, has a integrated LCC and a mirror control for both hands. For a combo flashlight with a laser, the price is very good. Unfortunately, very few manufacturers are compatible holsters.

VIRIDIAN X5L

Remote buttons

Under-barrel lights controlled by pressing or turning switches and buttons. It is usually done. For some people, controlling a flashlight with a weak hand while firing can be tricky.

You should be able to make sure that you are on fire. You can choose from the following: If you shoot with one hand.

Surefire X300-V on my “blaster”

Surefire X300-V on my «blaster»

Head rotation on the X300-V switches between visible and infrared radiation. There is even an OFF mode to avoid accidental switching on.

Surefire X300-V on my «blaster»

Head rotation on the X300-V switches between visible and infrared radiation. There is even an OFF mode to avoid accidental switching on.

 

Head rotation on the X300-V switches between visible and infrared radiation. There is even an OFF mode to avoid accidental switching on.

Glock 34 with Surefire X300U returns to holster.

 

Glock 34 with Surefire X300U returns to holster.

Streamlight TLR-1 in action. It can be seen that the TLR-1 is quite wide. It makes holsters under it quite massive.

 

Glock 34 with Surefire X300U returns to holster.

Streamlight TLR-1 in action. It can be seen that the TLR-1 is quite wide. It makes holsters under it quite massive.

 

Streamlight TLR-1 in action. It can be seen that the TLR-1 is quite wide. It makes holsters under it quite massive.

Our Raptor Holster is compatible with flashlights, can be worn for 1 hour, 3 hours, on a chin - anywhere

 

Our Raptor Holster, compatible with flashlights, can be worn for 1 hour, 3 hours, on a chin — anywhere

Gun lanterns help fight under the barrel.

 

Our Raptor Holster, compatible with flashlights, can be worn for 1 hour, 3 hours, on a chin — anywhere

Gun lanterns help fight under the barrel.

 

Gun lanterns help fight under the barrel.

The Raptor model can be ordered in a version compatible with the barrel-mounted lights. It is compatible with any Surefire X300 models.

 

The Raptor model can be ordered in a version compatible with the barrel-mounted lights. It is compatible with any Surefire X300 models.

Inforce APL is one of the narrowest rifle lamps on the market. He is narrow enough to wear his belt.

 

The Raptor model can be ordered in a version compatible with the barrel-mounted lights. It is compatible with any Surefire X300 models.

Inforce APL is one of the narrowest rifle lamps on the market. He is narrow enough to wear his belt.

 

Inforce APL is one of the narrowest rifle lamps on the market. He is narrow enough to wear his belt.

Our sidecar holster for 1 hour. The most comfortable place to carry a gun with a lantern

 

Our sidecar holster for 1 hour. The most comfortable place to carry a gun with a lantern

Streamlight TLR-3 mounted on Glock 19.

 

Our sidecar holster for 1 hour. The most comfortable place to carry a gun with a lantern

Streamlight TLR-3 mounted on Glock 19.

 

Streamlight TLR-3 mounted on Glock 19.

All lights in the streamlight line have the same control. On the left side, on the left side, on the left. On the right side is the opposite.

 

All lights in the streamlight line have the same control. On the left side, on the left side, on the left. On the right side is the opposite.

It is a flashlight or both at the same time.

 

All lights in the streamlight line have the same control. On the left side, on the left side, on the left. On the right side is the opposite.

It is a flashlight or both at the same time.

 

It is a flashlight or both at the same time.

Streamlight TLR-2 shines while constantly holding the rocker. This is a very useful way to give out your position.

 

Streamlight TLR-2 shines while constantly holding the rocker. It is very useful to give you your position.

Surefire X300V is especially useful for night vision devices.

 

Streamlight TLR-2 shines while constantly holding the rocker. It is very useful to give you your position.

Surefire X300V is especially useful for night vision devices.

 

Surefire X300V is especially useful for night vision devices.

 

Weaponry lamp technology has come a long way. There are a lot of holsters that can be accommodated. There are also ways to learn how to train yourself.

Guide to the grenade light for a gun

 

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