Discussion in 'On Topic' started by THT, Aug 12, 2009.
Trying to figure out where to mount my TLR1 now that I have a remote switch for it.
wherever it is comfortable
if you have a fixed front sight I would put it directly behind that
and have the sight interfere with the beam and cast a big shadow?
mine is at about 1:30. i'm a lefty.
not as big a deal as you'd think
besides, unless you have a short barrel, it's going to cast a big shadow no matter what
if you have an offset mount that'd be ideal though
oh and I missed remote switch...I'd say you should definitely get an offset mount
I put the TLR1 at 12 o'clock for ambidextrous use
made a huge deal on mine. so many more options to have a clean beam
on a TLR1?
the best spot? 12. but its also the most occupied spot with optics and such.
get as close to 12 as possible
i've done 1:30, 3:00, and 4:30. whatever suits your light.
i have a thrower that i use at +50 yds so keeping the beam close to my POI is important. its mounted at 1:30.
my flood was mounted at 4:30 for thumb access but now i have a pressure pad, so its been relocated to 3:00.
Since I have a fixed FSB I can't use 12:00. I use 6:00 because it isn't in the way when holding off a barricade on either side, it doesn't get hung up on any gear, and it can easily be operated with either hand.
I mount mine at 10:30.
I run a tradtional style weaponlight because I did not want any wires. I can transfer the weapon light from platform to platform and I can hit the rocker switch with my thumb with my usual hand position. My shotgun has a simlar set up. Pistol, rifle, shotgun I use my left thumb to activate the rocker from my natural hand position.
dude you're like rambo
I prefer 0214 and 1037 myself.
Ideally? Right in front of the FSB, if fixed, or on top of it if it's a low-pro railed model.
Realistically, mine will probably go at 3 o'clock, or I'll get one of those offset devices, or FSB clamped rails, to get the light up about 1:30 or so.
I'm around 11
This, will need to get a mount though. but this is where mine would be.
I have mine at 6, but only because it's on a VFG. I don't like having extra shit on there constantly