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ADS Ft Bragg Warfighter Expo – Streamlight

Friday, March 30th, 2018

This is the first chance I had to check out Streamlight’s new TLR-7 and 8 pistol lights.

TLR-7

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500 lumens; 131m beam; runs 1.5 hours; 4,300 candela
Custom optic produces a concentrated beam with optimum peripheral illuminationLow-profile ambidextrous on/off switch
Uses one CR123A lithium battery (included)
Safe off feature prevents accidental activation; saves batteries
Rail grip clamp system securely attaches/detaches quickly and safely with no tools and without putting your hands in front of muzzle
Securely fits a broad range of full-sized and compact guns
Durable, anodized machined aluminum construction
User enabled strobe function
2.15” (5.46 cm); 2.4 oz (68.1g)
Operating temperature: -40°F to +120°F
IPX7 waterproof to 1m for 30 minutes
Limited lifetime warranty
Assembled in USA

TLR-8


Features white LED and 640-660nm red laser
500 lumens; 131m beam; runs 1.5 hours (light only or light/laser combo); runs 18 hours (laser only); 4,300 candela
Custom optic produces a concentrated beam with optimum peripheral illumination
Low-profile ambidextrous on/off switch
Uses one CR123A lithium battery (included)
Safe off feature on bezel prevents accidental activation; saves batteries
Rail grip clamp system securely attaches/detaches quickly and safely with no tools and without putting your hands in front of muzzle
Securely fits a broad range of full-sized and compact guns
Durable, anodized machined aluminum construction
User enabled strobe function
2.15” (5.46 cm); 2.64 oz. (75g)
Operating temperature: -20°F to +120°F
IPX4 water-resistant
Limited lifetime warranty
Assembled in USA

www.streamlight.com

2018 USASOC Sniper Comp – Rheinmetall Vario-Ray Low Profile

Monday, March 26th, 2018

Designed and developed by Rheinmetall Soldier Electronics (RSE) in Stockach, Germany, the Vario-Ray Low Profile (VR-LP) is the latest version of their Vario-Ray line. It combines laser aiming and illuminating into a single device which is waterproof to 30m for 2 hours. It is very low profile, sitting just 1 inch above the Picatinny rail, with simple-to-use push button controls.

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Available with Green or Red visible laser, the VR-LP also incorporates an IR illuminator and target marker. The laser block is aligned at the factory which simplifies boresighting. Additionally, there is an eye-safe training mode when the blue blocking screw is installed.

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The VR-LP has standard Y-cable interfaces for use with the Rheinmetall modular weapon lamp or third-party lamps. It relies on a single CR-123A battery to provide 4 hours of dual IR 30/80mW use.

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The VR-LP is offered in the United States by American Rheinmetall Systems, LLC.

www.rheinmetall-defence.com

High Angle Solutions – Petzl ACTIK CORE

Wednesday, March 21st, 2018

The rechargeable ACTIK CORE headlamp offers 350 lumens of power which makes it ideal for outdoor activities like mountaineering, running, hiking and backpacking. A HYBRID headlamp that comes with CORE, a battery that is rechargeable via standard USB port. It is compatible with standard batteries without the need for an adapter. Red lighting preserves night vision and prevents blinding other members of the group. Its reflective headband helps you to be seen when a light is shone on it, and is equipped with an emergency whistle for rescue situations.

High Angle Solutions is a weekly series of articles focusing on military mountaineering solutions. It’s brought to you by UK-based Brigantes Consulting, in conjunction with several other brands, both here in the US and abroad. For example, this post on the Petzl ACTIK CORE was offered by Lyon Outdoor.

SHOT Show 18 – Hel-Star 6 SWIR From Core Survival

Friday, January 26th, 2018

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The Hel-Star 6 SWIR is a helmet mounted, multi-spectral personnel marker offering white, red, green and blue visible light as well as NIR and now, SWIR. It is shock and vibration resistant, dust proof, and waterproof to over 300 feet.

Powered by a CR 123 battery he white flash exceeds three statute mile parachuting requirement from FAA.

Additionally, it can be programmed with a wireless handheld device or, ID for future returns the light back to factory settings.

www.coresurvival.com

SHOT Show 18 – SureFire Stiletto

Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

The new Stiletto from SureFire is a handheld light with a belt clip so that it can be carried like a knife.

Offering up to 700 lumens via a MaxVision beam, it features a tail cap button as well as a button at the top.

The rechargeable light is programmable and offers a strobe function.

www.surefire.com

SHOT Show 18 – SureFire XH55G

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

The new XH55G leverages the concept of the popular X400 light and laser combo but moves the laser from a housing below the light to just above the light.

The XH55G offers 1000 lumens in the Maxvision beam pattern as well as a strobe setting.

Here, you can see it upside down, as it might be mounted to a top rail of a carbine. The X55 can be programmed via switches for which light and laser combo you wish to engage.

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Available with Green laser, the XH55G is MasterFire Holster compatible.

Coming late 1st QTR, 18 from www.surefire.com.

Adventure Lights Launching Trilobyte Helmet Light At SHOT Show

Thursday, January 18th, 2018

The Trilobyte is the next generation of Tactical Beacon that builds on the venerable VIP Tactical Beacon, and continues what Adventure Lights has accomplished since Day 1: Combat proven features asked for

by the operators providing customizable visual and Near Infrared spectrums that synchronize in a user friendly, rugged, compact AA Battery powered light able to withstand extreme environments.

Visit Adventure Lights at Booth 32501 to see the Trilobyte.

Crimson Trace Launches Laserguard for Smith & Wesson SD and SD VE Pistols

Thursday, January 18th, 2018

(Wilsonville, OR)— Crimson Trace®, recognized as America’s top brand of laser sights in a recent Southwick Associates shooting sports industry survey, today announced its newest Laserguard® laser sight—the LG-457 with red laser diode—for a precision fit onto the Smith & Wesson® series of SD™ and SD VE™ pistols. This new Crimson Trace Laserguard laser sight will fit the Smith & Wesson SD9™, SD40™, SD9 VE™, and SD40 VE™ semi-auto pistols.

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This newest Crimson Trace Laserguard laser sight with a red laser diode for the Smith & Wesson SD and SD VE pistols utilize Crimson Trace’s patented Instinctive Activation™ firearm laser technology. Award-winning Instinctive Activation technology ensures that the laser sight activates when the firearm is held with a normal firing grip and when the user is ready to fire. That system is one of many reasons why Crimson Trace is a leader in the firearms laser sight market. The new Laserguard LG-457 laser sight can be easily adjusted for windage and elevation, is easy to install and maintain, and is covered under the Crimson Trace innovative Free Batteries for Life Program. The Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price of the Laserguard LG-457 is $229.

Crimson Trace Laserguard laser sights incorporate either a red or green laser diode within a sturdy and compact housing and they are simple to install onto the pistol’s trigger guard. The necessary installation screws, plus battery for operation, are included in the product packaging. Some other laser sight manufacturers require the additional purchase of tools and batteries for installation and operation.

Crimson Trace leads the laser sight accessory category by offering more than 300 products through 2,500+ dealers across America. Those dealers include gun stores, ranges, big box outlets and numerous on-line retailers. Crimson Trace products can be easily installed without requiring modification of the firearm —or special gunsmith skills. For more information on Crimson Trace products and dealer locations, and to obtain a free copy of the company’s 2018 catalog, visit www.crimsontrace.com or call 800-442-2406.