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Red vs. Green Lasers: Visibility in Bright Light

Laser sights can be a valuable addition to a defensive firearm. They project a visible beam onto the target that can be used for aiming when properly zeroed. Most laser sights are either red or green, and both colors offer advantages. In this segment of “At The Range,” Handgunning Editor Jeremy Stafford and contributor Patrick Sweeney compare the visibility of red and green lasers in outdoor, sunny conditions. The equipment used to conduct this test includes a Smith & Wesson M&P9 M2.0 with a Streamlight TLR-2 HL red laser sight and a SIG Sauer P320 X-Carry equipped with a Crimson Trace LG-420G Green Laserguard

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