What's The Scoop On The "J" Frame Lasermax?
This is a discussion on What's The Scoop On The "J" Frame Lasermax? within the Defensive Carry Guns forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Looks like LaserMax is trying to swipe a little thunder from Crimson Trace.
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February 11th, 2007 12:08 PM
February 11th, 2007 09:53 PM
I have a CT LG-205 on my J-frame. Hard plastic is tough on the hands wrt recoil.
So I looked at the LaserMax JMax at a recent gun show. Looks like a similar small grip size as the CT LG-205. I like the switch feature better than CT, but suspect that it would still be brutal on the hand.
After talking with CT, it looks like the LG-305 (if NOT using pocket carry) or the LG-405 (if using pocket carry) is the best solution (albeit more expensive) for Shootability.
February 11th, 2007 10:09 PM
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Yes, the hard plastic on my SP is also a bit tough on the hand but - that aside I do like the CT. Parallax may be greater but at combat ranges no biggie IMO.
As for price, my set was IIRC $174 or so - and thus not bad.
Does seem like Lasermax is trying to give CT a good run for the money!
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February 11th, 2007 10:37 PM
February 12th, 2007 09:48 AM
The LG-405 (and -305) have some "cushioning" in front to help absorb the recoil. The -305 extends down further than the metal in the butt, thus making it more difficult to conceal for pocket carry. The -405 is supposedly even with the metal butt, making it more ideal for pocket carry.
The above is what I was told by CT's Tech Supt when I queried them on what the differences were between the 3 models.
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