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Looking for a laser light combo for my XD

Discussion in 'Handguns: Autoloaders' started by blackops, Jul 5, 2009.

  1. blackops

    blackops Well-Known Member

    I've looked all over, but am unable to find a solid laser light combo for my 4" XD. Anyone have any suggestions on where I can fight a good laser light combo for my pistol? Spending less than 200 would be nice! :D
  2. AKElroy

    AKElroy Well-Known Member

    I have the Streamlight TLR-2 on my XDm, and I paid over $250.00 for it. In hindsight, I would absolutey stick with light-only TLR-1; the Laser is really not needed for SD with a light this bright; save the money & invest in Heine Straight 8's. You can find the TLR-1 for less than $100.00. It is a quality piece & EXTREMELY bright.

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  3. Rubber_Duck

    Rubber_Duck Well-Known Member

    I also highly recommend the Streamlight TLR-1. I believe LA Police Gear had them for $89 or so, though their prices may have changed as I haven't looked in a long time. I have extensive experience with the TLR-1 as well as the TLR-2.

    The TLR-2 is great, and the laser is very visible even with the surrounding bright white light of the LED. The one thing I don't like is that it costs significantly more than the TLR-1.

    If you don't mind having a separate light and laser, you could mount this laser and mount the TLR-1 tac light to the bottom. Said combo would keep you under your $200 limit: http://www.combathunting.com/LASER_SIGHTS-Rail_Mount_Laser_System.html

    The disadvantage, however, is that you lose the ability to turn on both the light AND laser with a single switch like you can with a laser-light combo, and it would be bulkier than an all-in-one unit. The laser in the above link is a copy of the Lasermax Unimax laser IIRC. The original Unimax is about $200 alone.

    Hope this helps. :)
  4. colorado_handgunner

    colorado_handgunner Well-Known Member

    Stay away from Laserlite, period. Not worth spit.
  5. possum

    possum Well-Known Member

    i have a streamlight m6 that has worked great, i have had it for years, and have ran it on my xd for several training events, and it is solid and reliable.
  6. blackops

    blackops Well-Known Member

    I'm looking at the Insight Laser Light combo for $170. Seems like a good buy.
  7. Bobo

    Bobo Well-Known Member

  8. EdLaver

    EdLaver Well-Known Member

    I recently bought an Insight WX150L and it is the best light laser combo i have seen. Its smaller and has 150 lumen plus a strobe feature. Price is around $350 range.
  9. tangomike706

    tangomike706 Well-Known Member

    Im using the TLR 2 on my XDM .. a little more then 200.00 but I cant complain about the performance .. and previous comments are dead on .. the Light is so dammed bright (80 Lumens I think ) The laser is almost not needed .
  10. The Wiry Irishman

    The Wiry Irishman Well-Known Member

    I've had one for my FNP-45 for close to a year now, and am very happy with it. Holds zero popping it on and off the gun, I've never had to adjust it since I bought it, though I've only had maybe 800-1000 rounds through the gun with the light/laser on. Check on Ebay, I got mine from a guy's store selling new ones for ~120.
  11. doctorxring

    doctorxring Well-Known Member



    I have a TLR-2 on my XD40 Tactical. It is one of my home defense
    guns and I keep it in my night stand.

    I could not disagree more about this light versus the TLR-1 or any
    "just light" only.

    I can poke this weapon around a corner and make a DEAD on shot
    with only revealing a small part of my body. You might think you
    can do that with a light only, but you can't.

    The addition of a TLR-2 or some comparable product turns a pistol into
    a superbly competent low light or no light weapon. Just amazing.

    I bought it recently off of Ebay for $230 shipped.


  12. blackops

    blackops Well-Known Member

    I'm having trouble finding a combo for under 200 now...help please?
  13. bigmike45

    bigmike45 Well-Known Member

    As mentioned, one of the best is the Streamlight TLR-2, light/laser combo.

  14. Seattleimport

    Seattleimport Well-Known Member

  15. John Parker

    John Parker Well-Known Member

    With a name like BlackOps, aren't you issued a laser-light combo?

    Kidding, don't freak. I'll plus-one on the Streamlight, it's an excellent light!
  16. Darthbauer

    Darthbauer Well-Known Member

    Go to ebay and type in Insight M6. Lots of them going for under $200.

    Out of your price range but really damn nice, take a look at the Surefire M400.
  17. Kingofthehill

    Kingofthehill Well-Known Member


    NC Star... Light Laser combo... i paid 100 even. Its held "0" perfectly on the 3 guns i have them on with hundreds if not 1000+ through them. The ligth is very bright as well.

    Can't go wrong IMO... it does the job and does it well.


    Last edited: Nov 21, 2009
  18. Girodin

    Girodin Well-Known Member

    I have a TLR 1 and a TLR 2. The TLR 1 has thus far held up well to use on saiga 12 with 3" mag slug and 000 loads. The TLR 2 is on a handgun and I like it.
  19. swinokur

    swinokur Well-Known Member

    I use an Insight Tech Gear M6X. The only downside is it is not an LED. They weren't available when I bought mine. I have it on a G22 and i has worked flawlessly.

    The Surefire X400 is nice but way too much money for most folks.

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