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Compact rail light for G29?

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by CUJ0, Jan 28, 2013.

  1. CUJ0


    Oct 20, 2011
    Central CA/ LV, NV
    I've searched but I can't find a decent light to go on a G29. . .

    What I'm looking for is something relatively short fore/aft where the lens is close to square with the muzzle (eg., G34 w/ a Surefire X200). I know I don't have much to work with in the way of space considering it's a "sub compact."

    There's not much space to work with when you factor in the switch, battery and lens...I don't need/desire a lot of lumens.

    Any suggestions are greatly appreciated.

    Last edited: Jan 28, 2013
  2. PVolk


    Oct 2, 2009
    The TLR-3 is pretty short but it's still going to stick out beyond the muzzle. I don't know of anything shorter.

    [ame=""]Streamlight 69220 TLR-3 Weapon Mounted Tactical Light with Rail Locating Keys -[/ame]

  3. CUJ0


    Oct 20, 2011
    Central CA/ LV, NV
    Thank you.

    I've been a Surefire fan but will have to look into the Streamlight. There is also a company called Insight that I've seen. I'm just looking for something that fits and works. I don't need the lumens. The Surefire's are getting more lumens and are growing larger in size.

    Once again, thanks.
  4. GRT45

    GRT45 Transform & Win

    Jun 20, 2010
    Take a look at the Viridian C5L Laser/Light. It's only 1.9 inches long and combines a green laser and 100 lumen tac light.

    GT member GLOCKTOMETRY has a rather famous thread showing how he modified the G26 subcompact to add an accessory rail and install the C5L. It should be no problem for the G29. See pics here: Custom Rails on my G26 for Weapon Light
    Last edited: Jan 28, 2013
  5. bentbiker

    bentbiker NRA Member

    Sep 11, 2009
    Orange County, CA
    Or, without the laser, the CTL is the same size, but cheaper. I agree with GRT45 that the C5L is the better deal.
  6. gunowner1


    Jul 11, 2011
    Jensen Beach
    I have a TLR-3 on my G30 and it functions fine. I just popped it off of the G30 and put it on my G29 to see what it looks like. It sticks out 3/4" from the gun.
  7. CUJ0


    Oct 20, 2011
    Central CA/ LV, NV
    Thanks again for all of your input. I really appreciate it.