At this year’s Shot Show, Streamlight introduced a TLR-6® weapon light for use with non-rail 1911 firearms. Featuring both a light and an integrated red aiming laser, it is designed to maximize visibility and targeting capability in a variety of home defense and tactical applications.
The light, which uses an ultra-bright power LED, securely attaches to the trigger guard of many non-rail 1911 handguns including those manufactured by KIMBER®, Colt®, Ruger®, and Smith and Wesson®. (A full list of current model handguns it fits is available at Streamlight.com).
In 2015, Streamlight became the first company to offer a light and integrated laser for sub-compact handguns when it introduced a TLR-6 model that fits the trigger guard of Glock® 42 and Glock® 43 handguns. Today, the company offers multiple models of the light to fit a variety of compact pistols and full-size handguns.
“With this latest introduction, we continue to expand the versatility of the TLR-6,” said Streamlight President and Chief Executive Officer Ray Sharrah. “Now, tactical and home defense users who use non-rail 1911 weapons can also benefit from the light’s bright output, as well as its red aiming laser.”
The TLR-6 delivers 100 lumens, 2,000 candela and a beam distance of 89 meters. Its parabolic reflector produces a balance of beam and peripheral illumination. The light features three lighting modes: LED Only, LED/Laser, and Laser Only, with operating run times of one hour for the LED Only or LED/Laser modes, and 11 hours for the Laser Only mode. All modes automatically shut off after ten minutes to conserve batteries. The light also uses an integrated 640-660 nm red laser, which has an operating temperature range of -20°F to +120°F, permitting use under a wide variety of weather conditions.
The TLR-6 for non-rail 1911 handguns has an MSRP of $175.00. It comes with Streamlight’s Limited Lifetime Warranty.