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Old 09-05-2017, 07:29 PM   #1
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How many use Crimson Trace and are they worth it.

I would like to know how many of you out there use the Crimson Trace and do you think that they are worth it?
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Old 09-05-2017, 07:44 PM   #2
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My Micro 9 came with the CTLG and I thought that I would really like them, but I did not. The positive side is that they are extremely accurate, you can point and shoot without your sights and you know you are going to hit your target. I had trouble keeping the laser on when I was trying to use it, could be my grip is not strong enough to keep the sight turned on, and sometimes it was blocked by my index finger, so I wouldn't get a clear light. I only had them 3 months when they stopped working and I had to return them to CT for a new pair. I just took off the CTLG last week and am using a pair of VZ grips which I really like. Don't think I will be putting the laser grips back on. I do think they are a great idea especially in the dark, and I am sure that most people probably really like them. I am not knocking the product, they just weren't for me.
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I do. Laser grips and laser guards were grips are not available. They can be very useful if they are zeroed in properly. Not taking away anything from point shooting or iron sites but I can see where they would have their usefulness in some situations.
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Great in low light or dark, I prefer the standard sights in daylight conditions. EDC not so much, in the home for defense yes


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Old 09-05-2017, 07:58 PM   #5
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I have a Ultra Carry II and am considering on getting one for this gun. I have heard a lot of complaints on trying to work the laser and try to fire like starnovi just stated. I am also wondering on what use they really have. If most cases you are in gauged you are about 8-12 feet. Do these do you any good or are they for practice shooting? I am not sure what the function is for laser grips.
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I agree with Cucamonga's comments. They can be useful when in situations where you cannot get in a good stance for aiming. I also experiencing similar issues that Starnovi describes with her's.

I have two sets. One on my M9 and on my Solo CDP. One thing I can say is they can be helpful in identifying issues with your trigger pull when doing exercises with snap caps.
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Old 09-05-2017, 08:33 PM   #7
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I have a Crimson Carry Pro and I could live without them. I don't feel would be useful in a self defense situation but they are fun to drive the cat nuts.
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They let you focus on the threat to get hits on target and may even give the perp pause when he sees it. With the instant and intuitive activation you don't have to give it too much thought or precious time.
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Old 09-05-2017, 09:06 PM   #9
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Sure if you practice with them enough to get use to them but I never have. Probably why I could live without them
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I have 3 sets so they must be good.
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