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Kt P32 Armalaser or Crimson Trace

Discussion in 'Sights, Optics and Lasers' started by Mikeyboy, Jan 16, 2008.

  1. Mikeyboy

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    I was going to buy a frickin' laser for my Kel Tec P32 and I was surprise to find out that now Crimson Trace makes a laser similar to Aramlaser.

    Anyone who owns one can tell me which one is better.
     
  2. ricklee4570

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    Good question, as the Armalaser is less expensive, I wonder as well if it is as good in quality?
     

  3. stmcelroy

    stmcelroy Holster Maker

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    One activates by just gripping the gun, the other adds an extra step of having to turn it on.

    In a defensive situation less steps is better, get the Crimson Trace.
     
  4. ricklee4570

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    What is the extra step?
     
  5. stmcelroy

    stmcelroy Holster Maker

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    You have to stick your finger in the trigger guard and touch the laser to turn it on, while not as bad as having to turn it on like a Lasermax, it still is an extra step that you have to remember to do.

    I have a Crimson Trace grip on my LCP and will have to admit I really don't like how it changes the grip of an already small gun, so maybe i'll have to give the Armalaser a try.

    Now on my S&W 340PD the CT grip is perfect.
     
  6. RayB

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    While instant-on is a great feature for a CCW, I prefer a master on/off switch on a bedside gun.

    --Ray
     
  7. dbrook67

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    On my Glock 19 the CT does change the grip. I like the way it works and is activated by grip - however, it has caused quite a blister to develop on my thumb, and it is a little harder to eject the mag since my thumb is now slightly further back.

    Would I buy it again - probably, but when I am on the range I typically cover it up (since there is no off/off switch) so I can practice getting the front sight on target without the distraction of the laser.

    Just some more food for thought ...