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Old 11-09-2012, 04:05 PM   #11
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Target identification is a must, if a light isn't on, you need a flashlight, either way you are going to be visible. A bright led light in your unadjusted eyes disorient you, even in daylight.

Your flashight isn't going to make you an easier Target unless you are in a combat situation and and at range, even if you were, I've yet to see a light that didnt have an off switch, this isnt call of duty. Find a way to attach a light to your primary home defense weapon. You can't undo the mistake of miss-identifying a loved one.

Sorry, I have to call BULLSHYT on that one.


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At age 68 my once sharp eyes are not what they were...fact...I've changed my handgun sights to give me help...ghost rings are a difference maker...as to my Mossberg I realize in the dark in a stressful situation I need help...that's why I'm leaning to the light option.


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Sorry, I have to call BULLSHYT on that one.
If someone breaks in when you're home, chances are they are going to know you are there and unless its pitch black, they are going to see you anyway.
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I have a heat shield on my Mossberg. I wouldn't take that off for a light. Best thing to do in my case is to have Mossberg in hands while somehow pressing light against foreguard.
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Its difficult to hold a flashlight with a shotgun, especially a pump. You've basically turned your shotty in to a one-shot weapon, because you either drop the flashlight to cycle, or drop the shotty.

I've got a Surefire integrated forend that is brighter than the surface of the sun, with a pressure switch that lights up the light for a nano-second...right under my thumb.

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Target identification is a must, if a light isn't on, you need a flashlight, either way you are going to be visible. A bright led light in your unadjusted eyes disorient you, even in daylight.

Your flashight isn't going to make you an easier Target unless you are in a combat situation and and at range, even if you were, I've yet to see a light that didnt have an off switch, this isnt call of duty. Find a way to attach a light to your primary home defense weapon. You can't undo the mistake of miss-identifying a loved one.
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Its difficult to hold a flashlight with a shotgun, especially a pump. You've basically turned your shotty in to a one-shot weapon, because you either drop the flashlight to cycle, or drop the shotty.

I've got a Surefire integrated forend that is brighter than the surface of the sun, with a pressure switch that lights up the light for a nano-second...right under my thumb.

Just sayin. :-)
That was what i actually meant, I don't expect anyone to carry a handheld light with a shotgun.
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;-)

Definitely not a formula for success.

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