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Weapon light on carry gun?

Discussion in 'Self Defense and Handgun Carry' started by rawhide, Nov 11, 2017.

  1. rawhide

    rawhide Sharpshooter

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    IF I were to mount a light it would be on a G19 or HK VP9
     
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    I carry my Ruger lcp or lc9s, neither have a rail. I do keep a stream light on the nightstand,and have thought about going to a gun with a light so there is one thing less to reach for at night. I did have a light on my S&W sigma and I liked it, but didn't want to carry that brick in the summer. Should have kept it by the bed.
     
  3. Glocktogo

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    Agreed. I don't carry it all the time, but the loss of daylight savings time means it's dark by the time I get home from work, so it gets the nod more often this time of year.
     
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  5. tomthebaker

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    I posted this question a while back on a different forum with many policemen. The consensus was that for pro-active work like hunting bad guys in the dark t lights are a good idea.

    For reactive work, like drawing on a bad guy, they are unnecessary.
     
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    Nope. When I have done some FOF training it was the first thing someone shot at in the dark. I think it is better to have a separate flashlight. Or at least use your weapon mounted light intermittently.
     

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