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Old 03-10-2020, 05:01 PM   #1
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New to Kimber and getting ready to buy a K6S and have a ?

What is your opinion of the Crimson Trace version of the K6? Is it worth it or not? Are the grips comfortable to shoot? Thanks.
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I have one and being half rubber they are very comfortable. I am more of a banana grip shooter so I took them off and opted for Hogue G10.


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I won't be popular with saying this, but from experience when TSHTF, trying to find a laser dot on the target should be the last thing to fret about.

After three handguns with red lasers and three years shooting them, none have lasers on them any more. Can't see them in daylight (unless green), and in low light, you don't want to be fiddling about trying to actually see the damn thing when your opponent is trying to kill you.

Gain proficiency with your weapon from the draw instinctually at combat ranges, and forget the silly lasers. Fine for military applications, not so much in daily life. It's just one more gizmo to dink about with when you should be paying attention to the threat. JMO
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What is your opinion of the Crimson Trace version of the K6? Is it worth it or not? Are the grips comfortable to shoot? Thanks.

The Crimson Trace equipped K6 "could' be worth it, if you have small hands. I'm guessing part of your finger or hand could block the laser when you need it most.

I'll say up front, I don't own a K6S mostly because when I went to the LGS to check them out, I didn't like the way they felt in my hand. I tried several, held one for like 30 min. Nope, just didn't feel right.

I have a few revolvers, NONE of them have a laser grip. I like laser grips, I have a few 1911's with Crimson Trace grips, likem', use'm, feel they can be helpful in some conditions, situations. Only under perfect conditions can I see the Red laser. Changed the EDC pistols to Green, 110% improvement seeing in all conditions.

I doubt I would install a laser on a revolver.
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I won't be popular with saying this, but from experience when TSHTF, trying to find a laser dot on the target should be the last thing to fret about.

After three handguns with red lasers and three years shooting them, none have lasers on them any more. Can't see them in daylight (unless green), and in low light, you don't want to be fiddling about trying to actually see the damn thing when your opponent is trying to kill you.

Gain proficiency with your weapon from the draw instinctually at combat ranges, and forget the silly lasers. Fine for military applications, not so much in daily life. It's just one more gizmo to dink about with when you should be paying attention to the threat. JMO

Agree completely, been down the laser route myself, I no longer own a laser either.
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I bought it used with the CT grips mainly because I got a pretty good deal on it. I think I can strip that grip off and sell it at a steep discount and still come out good on what I have invested in the K6 when I add the $$$ back from the CT sale. I can see myself going to the Control Core Grip if they ever get back in stock.
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