Streamlight is introducing a smaller version of their popular Wedge light, the Wedge XT. It's lighter and shorter than the original Wedge and now has a tail cap mounted switch, which I suspect a lot of folks will prefer. It's isn't as bright on high as the Wedge 9500 Lumens compared to 1,000 Lumens) but still has plenty of output and throw for EDC purposes. It's also USB C … [Read more...] about Streamlight Introduces the new Wedge XT Everyday Carry Flashlight
This set up was a long time in coming. I've been working on this PF45 for over a year and keep having light strike issues. I swapped the frame and slide internals out to Glock OEM parts, and eventually got a Hooper Gun Works Titan slide which cleared up my issues. She runs like a champ now and is ready for carry. The pistol is an OD Green PF45 in .45 ACP, using OEM mags with … [Read more...] about I Love it When a Build Comes Together
SureFire has a new weapon light release for your sub and micro compact carry guns with their XC1-C. It puts out 300 Lumens and runs on a rechargeable NiMH AAA which is pretty handy. It has ambidextrous switch and can work in momentary and constant on modes. I kind of like that it's just light, on or off. No strobes, no lasers, no things to cycle through. Just light when you … [Read more...] about New SureFire XC1-C Ultra-Compact EDC WeaponLight
SureFire just dropped a new weapon light/laser combo for compact handguns. The SureFire XC2-B Kicks out 300 lumens and runs off of a rechargeable AAA battery. You basically get all the features you're used to in SireFire's larger weapon lights but in a new compact package. Check out the specs below and hit the link for more details. Features Delivers 300 … [Read more...] about New SureFire XC2-B Compact Weapon Light and Laser Sight
Yes, that's a trick question. For most of us, there isn't one best light in terms of size, battery, output, and features. Are you really going to carry a Streamlight ProTac HL on a daily basis? It's a great light, but it's 6.5 inches long and weighs almost half a pound. That will tend to weigh you down as you go about your appointed rounds. Maybe something more pocketable like … [Read more...] about What’s the One Best Flashlight for You?