Lights on firearms

Identifying the “bump in the night” can be the difference in making the right call or possibly regretting the actions that you took for the rest of your life.
With that said I believe that it is paramount to have a light on your self defense firearm.

Here is a quick rundown and comparison video that may help you refine your search for a weapon light.

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I need a weapon light that doesn’t affect my grip. I shoot USPSA so i got that fully engulfed grip.

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Try the SureFire xc2

Maybe this could work for you?

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That’s gonna look funny mounted on a longbow

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What you got on your spear?

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I have tried different lights over the decades and I keep going back to Surefire. Run them on all my daily carry weapons and my backup guns. I have others… but… for what ever reason, I go back.

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I have Surefire lights that are now 30 something years old? Still use them and they still are going strong.

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Yeah, Surefire is a go to hell and comeback flashlight.

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Ill say the same here I did on the video.
There is NO white light in a combat zone for a reason.
Field Manual Noise & Light Discipline. Part of the CCT training.
CCT is Common Combat Tasks. What every swing richard show know before they deploy.

I have been all over the globe and have never used a white light in a restricted zone, I did things not in a combat zone also.
The muzzle flash is all we used. The M60 was real good at lighting up the area.

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Good. I want to hear people’s opinions.[quote=“Quick_Draw_Mcgraw, post:9, topic:15840”]
There is NO white light in a combat zone
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I believe I mentioned the advantage of having a 65-70 lumen light as opposed to having 1000 lumen light for what I would hope obvious Reasons.

As far as using the words always and never I will leave that to you.

Flashlights have been used in combat for a number of years to the best of my knowledge and Surefire has a list of contracts with 5 branches of the U.S. armed forces, No “space force” contracts as of yet.

I believe I also stated “self defense firearm” in the video generally speaking to the individual and not personal in a military capacity. I really hope That none of us are going into combat soon.

… don’t get fresh with me mister.

Awesome you are the bump in the night literally, and thank you.

I have never used an m60 but from footage that’s I have seen it looks like a blast.

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Waiting on that “Mars” compact 4 lightyear weapon light too?

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Great video. My very first firearm light is the Olight I got not too long ago from the video promotions on here. It’s their micro one, so it looks kind of odd on a Glock 34, but it’s the only handgun I have with a rail. Now that I have one, I realize how handy it would be to mount one on my home defense Maverick 88. I was glad to see you showcasing that Streamlight Protac because that’s what I recently ordered for it. Those Surefire lights sure look like an interesting option, though.

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Well yeah, aren’t we all?

Oh yeah!!!

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That’s awesome! Did you notice that there wasn’t a hard edge where the light stopped on the edges?
All the bright ones have a hard stop at the edge of the light, that’s where you see the black ring. That streamlight pro-tac has very good peripheral light.

I honestly think that you will like that light.

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Explains the loss of life in theater.

As far as using the words always and never I will leave that to you.
Not my words, the army field manual say so. Funny how it is still active in they DOD library.
Must only apply to us old jungle bunnies.

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I believe this is why surefire makes IR caps and IR lights… i have several. I have red caps too.

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I just ordered it so I haven’t seen the light’s edge yet. But now I’m looking even more forward to it.

I’m intrigued by your Surefire lights. I’m thinking of looking for an older used one for my AR.

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I run Surefire on damn near everything.
I think I have like 6 of these X300 From the first one to the new one. Fricken love them all.

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I really want a x300. I still don’t own one yet.

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I fricken love them. Especially how water resistant they are. Living an hour away from 130 inches of rain a year and the ocean, it is vital my lights are weather proof.

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