The following is a press release from Crimson Trace

Crimson Trace continues its leadership position in the firearms laser sight and light accessory categories with the release of the Laserguard Pro®–a light and red laser sight combination (model # LL-801) designed specifically for Smith & Wesson’s Shield semi-auto pistol. The advantages of this product include: ease of operation with Crimson Trace’s Instinctive Activation™, ease of transferring between modes, secure attachment on the pistol’s trigger guard, and a singular optic design incorporating the laser sight and bright light. The product will be avaialable in all channels in Q2 with an Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price of $279.

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Crimson Trace’s new Laserguard Pro LL-801 is a new product category for the company and incorporates an easy-to-notice red laser diode coupled with a powerful 150-Lumen LED white light. The advanced skills of Crimson Trace’ in-house engineering section resulted in the creation of the new Laserguard Pro—the industry’s most durable light and laser sight combination.

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Sighted in for 50 feet accuracy in Crimson Trace’s state-of-the-art Wilsonville, Oregon factory, this ultra lightweight and compact Laserguard Pro model can be easily adjusted (wrenches included) for windage and elevation. Other features include: Crimson Trace’s Instinctive Activation® located under the handgun’s trigger guard along with an easy-to-locate mode switch to move the light and/or sighting laser through several options. Those mode options include:

· laser only

· light only

· laser and light

· laser and light strobe.

A master on/off switch permits quickly turning the Laserguard Pro operation features off when wishing to conserve the CR2 Lithium battery’s power. The Laserguard Pro LL-801 is also covered under Crimson Trace’s popular Free Batteries for Life program that can save owners up to $50 across the product’s lifetime. This S&W Shield-focused product will fit both 9mm and .40 S&W caliber pistols. Holsters will be widely available from numerous manufacturers.

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More models of Laserguard Pros will be released in the months ahead with all designed to fit popular pistol models. This new product, and the nearly three dozen other Laserguards® already by Crimson Trace, are available for purchase in more than 2,500 locations across America. To locate a dealer near you, or to find out more about the new Laserguard Pro, visit: locator or call 800-442-2406.

About Crimson Trace

Crimson Trace is America’s acknowledged industry leader for laser sighting systems and tactical lights for firearms. The company’s award-winning innovations include: Lasergrips® and Laserguard® with red and green lasers, as well as Lightguard™  –all with Instinctive Activation ™.  Additionally, the company’s product line includes the best-in-class Defender Series™ and Rail Master® platforms – all of which are designed, engineered, manufactured and shipped from Oregon. Crimson Trace also sets the industry standard in comprehensive customer service that is available 24/7 at 800-442-2406.

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