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I have my eyes on a S&W 642 for a BUG. I have seen one at a local gun shop with a Crimson Trace laser on it. I wonder if it would be a benefit or a liability? Insight into the matter would be appreciated.
 

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I have my eyes on a S&W 642 for a BUG. I have seen one at a local gun shop with a Crimson Trace laser on it. I wonder if it would be a benefit or a liability? Insight into the matter would be appreciated.
Im a little confused. What would be a liablity? The laser? Carrying a BUG?
 

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If you're talking about the CT grips, benefit. I have them on my S&W 340. How could they be a liability? :confused:
 

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In the heat of battle (which may come upon you in seconds) a laser may not be needed, just some point shooting experience.
The S&W itself (a 642) could be a great asset. OMO:yup:
 

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I've been wanting a 642 as a BUG for a while. Nice snubbie!
 

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Sorry for not clarifying my question. This was in reference to the laser, not carrying a bug. I am all for a bug. My thoughts are at night in a dark house would the laser reveal my position?
 

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Sorry for not clarifying my question. This was in reference to the laser, not carrying a bug. I am all for a bug. My thoughts are at night in a dark house would the laser reveal my position?
The beam is generally not visible unless there is a lot of dust or smoke in the air.

All my defensive handuns have CT lasers.:hand10:
 

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I have the SW 642 (Power port) and I love it! The gun is so light and it carrys so well that you have no idea it is there.

I do not have the CT grips, I dont know how I feel about them yet..

But as far as the gun goes its great!
 

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Was shooting 2 weeks ago with a friend that has them on his M&P 40SC. We started out point shooting and then when he started using the laser his time from draw to first shot went up. I guess he spent a second or two looking for the laser on the target instead of point shooting.

They are a tool and like any other tool they are sometimes useful and sometimes not.
 

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I am no fan of the laser... I would much rather see somebody buy a regular snub and really learn the gun with the money saved on the laser.
 
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