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Old 03-05-2013, 15:58   #26
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That's because lasers suck. They may help you get on target a little faster, but they aren't going to make you shoot better. That is fundamentals, grip and trigger control.
A laser is a great training tool to teach trigger control. It will show when you dip or slap the trigger and also any flinch. You can do this with dry fire practice and when at the range.
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Old 03-05-2013, 16:07   #27
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The problem with lasers on handguns is that they show your "shake", and make you jerk the trigger before you are totally "on-target".
That shake is already there, the laser is just showing it to you. As a training tool, the laser can give you instant feedback on what you are doing. Dry fire practice will show if you are slapping the trigger and can help you steady your aim. The trigger control you learn will transmit to better shooting when just using iron sights.
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Old 03-06-2013, 10:03   #28
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My factory Glock night sights dont look that bright in the daylight..And mine are less than a year old..Did you buy those are did they come already installed on the gun?

Yes no kidding I thought the OP's sights was fiber optic at first glance, I've never had a set of NS's that bright in that much light that the picture is taken.

The top pic has to be TFO's right?

Oh about lasers I've never really cared for them on my semi autos I like iron sites but on small snub noses I like them.

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Old 03-23-2013, 18:00   #29
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I have had 2 lasermax lasers i would not own another as i cannot adjust them, myself, i will say i nowhave ct lasers on all carry guns and would not own a pistol wo one.....i want the advantage , say if a fast hip shot is necessary, its worth the bucks to me...IF YOU GET knocked on your ass and need to make fast shots the laser can save your life, but for target shooting no, I will use my iron sights...
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Old 04-01-2013, 12:43   #30
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That's because lasers suck. They may help you get on target a little faster, but they aren't going to make you shoot better. That is fundamentals, grip and trigger control.
And single action pistols are the only handguns for self defense because automatics can jam
I've had a lasermax on my G26 for years. I rarely use it at the range, except for teaching new shooters. I don't see a single situation where having the laser installed can be an issue. I can see plenty of scenarios where having it could be a benefit.
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Old 04-01-2013, 14:07   #31
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"... I've had a lasermax on my G26 for years. I rarely use it at the range, except for teaching new shooters. I don't see a single situation where having the laser installed can be an issue. I can see plenty of scenarios where having it could be a benefit..."
I agree. It can't hurt. It may help.

Like you, I don't use mine at the range.
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Old 04-01-2013, 16:57   #32
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And single action pistols are the only handguns for self defense because automatics can jam
I think you meant revolver instead of pistol...
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Old 04-02-2013, 06:08   #33
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lasers will mess you up.
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Old 04-02-2013, 09:24   #34
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I think you meant revolver instead of pistol...
You got the point
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Old 04-02-2013, 21:29   #35
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I have had 2 lasermax lasers i would not own another as i cannot adjust them, myself, i will say i nowhave ct lasers on all carry guns and would not own a pistol wo one.....i want the advantage , say if a fast hip shot is necessary, its worth the bucks to me...
I have a lasermax micro on my Steyr M9A1. Its adjustable.

Carry it in a Remora holster. Only $35 and i like it quite a bit. [The holster]

Personally, I think lasers are ideal on a carry gun.

If it shoots a little low or high, oh well. So long as it puts them pretty close to what youre pointing at without having to aim.
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Old 04-02-2013, 21:45   #36
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The problem with lasers on handguns is that they show your "shake", and make you jerk the trigger before you are totally "on-target".
You beat me to it!

That dot makes it easy to try to get the shot.off instantly. That induces jerking the trigger. Master the art of letting the dot bounce around some while the squeeze is underway.
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