SHOTREP | Streamlight SHOT Show 2018
Fifty Shades of FDE
Streamlight is introducing a two new models to their TLR line up that are designed for compact sized handguns: the TLR-7 and 8.
The TLR-7 is a white-light-only model, while the TLR-8 incorporates a laser with the light. The light has a 500 Lumen output running off one CR123 battery, which is impressive.
The switching is also intuitive, and totally ambidextrous. The lights are activated via a push forward or press on the side. A single press is constant on, holding it down is momentary and two quick presses activates the stobe feature. For the laser on the TLR-8, hold both sides down and program white light only, laser only or both. Both lights are designed to fit flush on a Glock 19 and fit in the same holsters for all the current line of TLR WMLs. MSRP is $170.
Streamlight also has a new USB rechargeable 18650 battery or a two cell CR123 replacement. This’ll save you a lot of money on batteries over time. They go for $20.
Also new is their F Stop handheld that runs on two AA batteries and has a head that’s adjustable by moving it back and forth to control the beam.
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SHOT Show 2018
This SHOT Show 2018 SHOTREP has been brought to you by the eeeee-light writin’ team at Breach-Bang-Clear. You’re welcome. Why are we focusing so much attention on SHOT, you ask? Is the NSSF SHOT Show that important, you wonder?
Is a pig’s ass pork?
The National Shooting Sports Foundation annual Shooting, Hunting, Outdoor Trade show may be just one of many conventions in Vegas, (as you can see by checking out Vegas Means Business), but it’s definitely the most important one in our world…well, unless you count the AVNs. Besides, as we’ve explained (NSSF SHOT Show 2018 Approacheth), this year is SHOT’s 40th anniversary — meaning it’s damned near as old as the most seasoned dancer at Nancy’s Squat ‘n’ Gobble! (We’re not entirely sure how old Industry Day at the Range, or as it’s also called, Media Day at the Range, really is.)
Regardless — we’ll be providing industry press releases and lots more from the floor. There’s damn sure gonna be a lot to talk about.
You can find all our SHOT Show 2018 articles in the SHOT Show 40th Anniversary lineup.
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