P3-AT Armalaser

P3-AT Armalaser

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    P3-AT Armalaser

    Anyone here carry the P3-AT with the armalaser? Is it worth the cash? I've heard all the pros... but I'd be interested in any cons anyone might have.
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    Don't know myself but you might get better luck over at KTOG. Those guys know their stuff about anything and everything Kel Tec.

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    I was just over at KTOG, I did not realize CTC came out with a laser grip for the P3AT. I want one now, I like the CTC on my M&P and would enjoy having one on my P3AT. I can barely even see the sights as it is, a laser will help that.

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    I have had the Armalaser for myself for a little over a year now and have installed a few for other people. To date, no problems whatsoever on any of them. I feel they are worth the money. If you have any specific questions please fell free to ask.

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    I hold the understanding that you have to put your finger inside the trigger guard to activate the laser. Is that correct? If so, that's not cool. I think lasers are a great visual deterrent, but I also think you should never put your finger in the trigger guard until your sights are on the threat and you're ready to fire. That makes the Arma laser a liability, IMO. If I'm wrong about the activation, please let me know.
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    A big agreement from me on that one, Boomstick. I always carry my p-32 or my pf-9 in a Desantis Nemesis for just that reason. Hey, I just realized the p-380 is a mouse gun, so, if you had one, it could be called a Boomstick's Mouser. If you get that, you're too old to have access to a weapon.

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    This isn't the type of gun I would bother installing a laser on. It is meant to be a up close point and shoot belly gun, not something you plink cans with at 25 yards. But that's just my .02
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    For me personally, to do anything that makes the P3AT more bulky defeats the purpose of the gun.

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    Haven't used a laser on it but I've had several/carry several P3AT's and think they're about ideal for their role but I wouldn't spend the money to put a laser on them. Their roll is last chance up close and personal and at that range, it's likely to be a few seconds at best for it all to happen. I just don't think a laser can be effectively employed in the likely circumstances. If you have the time to use the laser or for it to be a visual deterent, then I would hope (if it's possible) that you're retreating and/or moving for cover. Again, I think it's working contray to the purpose of this weapon.

    Having said that, it would probably be fun to shoot with...
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