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Best Weapon Light?

Discussion in 'Gun-Parts & Access.' started by BadBowtie03, Mar 15, 2010.


  1. BadBowtie03

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    Hey guys, i know that "best" is a pretty loaded adjective... what I mean is best for me. I am thinking about putting a light rail on my 1911, and then using a weapon light on the gun. So, If I dont want to spend more than 150 bucks, what is the best one out there? I want it to be water proof, and reliable as well as have great light output. Battery life is a plus also. It needs to be able to fit in a holster still... So, any suggestions? Thanks for the help!
     

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  2. DannyR

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    I would suggest a Streamlight TLR1 for a 1911.
     

  3. YogiBearFan

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    TLR-1 is about perfect... and less than $100 just about anywhere.

    If your not in a position to snap a light onto a rail, I would recommend a Surefire G2Z.
     
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    +100 Streamlight TLR1 "Lifetime No-Excuse" Warranty. Now that's a Warranty!!
     
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    #5 Seawolf, Mar 25, 2010
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    an extra $50 will get you an X300
     
  7. BadBowtie03

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    Botach SUCKS. Just Google search "Botach Complaints".

    http://majikthise.typepad.com/majikthise_/2008/03/botach-tactic-1.html

    Brownells and Opticsplanet are good places to shop and have AWESOME customer service. Go with the Streamlight TLR1. You can't go wrong with a "Lifetime No-Excuse" Warranty. And if you want a laser, get a pair of Crimson Trace lasergirps.
     
  9. Seawolf

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    Well just don't come in and say someone sux without at least giving us the reader's digest version of why.
     
  10. bulldog18

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    Well did you "click" on the link above? Did you Google search "Botach Complaints"????....Botach SUCKS:wavey:

    +100 Streamlight TLR1 "Lifetime No-Excuse" Warranty. Now that's a Warranty!!
     
    #10 bulldog18, Mar 27, 2010
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    X2 Botach sucks! I ordered a set of magpul mbus from them, a month later they show up. After calling several times and always put directly on hold and finally hanging up. When i finally talked to someone, they sent more so i got 2 sets for the price of one.
     
  12. BBJones

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    +1 on TLR1. Haven't used a ton of weapon lights but my TLR1 does everything I need it to do.