A weapon-mounted light is a tactical accessory designed to be attached to a firearm, typically a handgun or a long gun such as a rifle or shotgun. It is also known as a weapon light or a gun light. The primary purpose of a weapon-mounted light is to provide illumination in low-light or dark environments, allowing the shooter to identify potential threats, aim accurately, and make informed decisions.

Weapon-mounted lights are generally compact and lightweight, designed to integrate seamlessly with the firearm’s accessory rail or mounting system. They are typically powered by batteries, with LED (Light Emitting Diode) technology being common due to its efficiency and durability.

The advantages of using a weapon-mounted light include:
  1. Target Identification: In low-light or no-light situations, a weapon-mounted light allows the positive identification of potential threats, reducing any risks and ensuring safety for all.
  2. Enhanced Accuracy: By illuminating the target, a weapon-mounted light helps to aim more effectively, improving accuracy.
  3. Tactical Advantage: Having a light source attached to the firearm frees up the support hand, enabling them to perform other tasks such as opening doors, reloading, or providing medical aid.
  4. Versatility: Many weapon-mounted lights feature different output modes, including high and low intensity, strobe, or momentary activation. These options allow for adaptability to various lighting conditions and tactical situations.

It’s important to note that the use of weapon-mounted lights should be accompanied by proper training and adherence to firearm safety principles to prevent accidental or negligent discharges.

The selection of the best weapon-mounted lights can vary depending on individual preferences, specific needs, and the type of firearm they will be mounted on. However, here are a few popular and highly regarded options:

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SureFire X300 Ultra: The SureFire X300 Ultra is a widely recognized weapon-mounted light known for its durability and high-performance output. It provides a powerful and focused beam, features ambidextrous activation switches, and offers multiple modes and output levels.

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Streamlight TLR-1 HL: The Streamlight TLR-1 HL is another popular choice, offering a bright and concentrated beam with a long throw. It features a rugged construction, ambidextrous controls, and a strobe function for disorienting potential threats.

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Streamlight TLR-7/TLR-8: The Streamlight TLR-7 and TLR-8 are compact weapon-mounted lights specifically designed for handguns. They offer a powerful output, easy one-handed activation, and a compact profile that fits a wide range of handguns.

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Inforce APLc: The Inforce APLc is a compact and lightweight option designed for concealed carry handguns. It features a low-profile design, ambidextrous controls, and provides a bright and focused beam for close-quarters engagements.

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SureFire Scout Lights: The SureFire Scout Lights series is renowned for their versatility and high-quality performance. These lights can be mounted on rifles or shotguns using various mounting options and offer different beam patterns and output levels to suit different applications.

These are just a few examples of well-regarded weapon-mounted lights on the market. It’s important to research and consider factors such as brightness, beam quality, battery life, durability, ease of use, and compatibility with your specific firearm before making a purchase decision. Additionally, seeking recommendations from experienced shooters or professionals in the field can provide valuable insights.

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Buyer Responsibility & Legal Ownership Limitations

It is the buyer’s responsibility to ensure that the item being purchased is legal to own in your city / state. Verify with your receiving dealer if you are not 100% sure that it is legal. – Magazines that violate capacity restrictions will not be shipped or substituted.

You must be 18 or older to purchase a rifle or shotgun and 21 or older to purchase a handgun.
You are responsible for compliance to your local and state laws.
Be aware of restrictions on extended magazines and certain types of AR-15 style rifles.

Not for sale where prohibited.
Blackstone will not sell or transfer a firearm to any of the following states: California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Washington, Guam, Puerto Rico, Samoa, Virgin Islands. In addition, we do not conduct any international sales. **Last updated 01/01/2023 (subject to change)

Automatic Knives (OTF & OTS):
Blackstone will not sell or transfer any automatic knives to any of the following states: California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Washington, Guam, Puerto Rico, Samoa, Virgin Islands, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, Virginia. **Last updated 01/01/2023 (subject to change)

During checkout you specify a Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) near you who transfers the firearm to you, after successful background check if needed.
FFL can be your local Gun Shop, Gun Range or Pawn Shop willing to perform the transfer.

“Local Store Pick Up” in Charlotte, NC. *Sales tax may apply.
Blackstone Shooting Sports
2001 Wilkinson Blvd.
Charlotte, NC, 28208

The buyer is responsible for all FFL’s transfer fee/s upon pickup which is generally $15-30. “Local pickup” at our Charlotte location is free of charge.
For all FFL transfers, the firearm dealer (that we are sending the item/s to) must send us their valid license (FFL) by emailing (FFL@blackstoneshooting.com). Blackstone is not responsible for any lost items shipped via USPS, FedEx, and UPS.

Ammunition Sales

All ammunition will be shipped FedEx or UPS ground; no air freight allowed.
Ammunition and firearms must be shipped separately.
Always make sure you order the correct ammunition for your specific firearm.

Federal law requires that you must be at least 18 years old to purchase shotgun and rifle ammunition and 21 years or older to purchase handgun ammo.

Check your state and local laws for any other restrictions before ordering.
Ammo Shipping Restrictions: Blackstone does not ship ammo to CA, IL, NY, NJ, MA, DC, CT, or P.O. Boxes

Return Policy & Warranty

We fundamentally believe you will be thrilled with the products you purchase from Blackstone Shooting Sports. That’s because we go out of our way to ensure we get you the exact products you need from the best brands in the industry. We understand, however, that sometimes a product may not be what you expected it to be. In that unlikely event, we invite you to review the following terms related to returning a product.

If you need to return an item or cancel an order, simply contact our Guest Support Team at 704-414-6020 or by emailing returns@blackstoneshooting.com (be sure to include your order #). Feel free to use the live chat function on our website for the fastest support. All inquires received during business hours are answered same day!

*All canceled and returned items are subject to a 10% restocking fee.

Please allow 1-5 business days to credit back to your original form of payment.

Damaged/Used Product: Unless there is a verifiable manufacturer’s defect with the merchandise, no returns will be accepted on damaged or used products. This includes firearm parts that have been previously installed.

Returns Within 30 Days: The original method of payment will be refunded in full. Merchandise must be in new condition with all original packaging, documentation, accompanying accessories, and a receipt.

Returns Within 10 days: The original method of payment will be refunded in full. Merchandise must be in new condition with all original packaging, documentation, and a receipt. Non-cash transactions:

Restricted Items

Due to safety and liability concerns, Blackstone does not accept any returns on ammunition that have exited the facility. All online ammunition sales are final.

Blackstone does not accept any returns on firearms. We will assist with all recalls, warranty claims, or manufacturer defects with firearms previously purchased from Blackstone.

Blackstone does not accept any returns on knives. This is to ensure every knife purchase from Blackstone is 100% factory sharp, blemish free, and warrantied by the manufacturer. We will assist with all recalls, warranty claims, or manufacturer defects with knives previously purchased from Blackstone.

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North Carolina residents will be charged a 7.25% sales tax.

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