If you own a full-size handgun and you’re looking for a good laser sight to help you get on target when you absolutely need to, consider the Sightmark‘s ReadyFire LW-R5 (SM25007).

The compact ReadyFire LW-R5 extends 20 yards during the day and a whopping 300 yards at night. It mounts easily between the trigger guard and muzzle of any picatinny/weaver-railed, full-size handgun. This 5 mW laser sight is powered by two AG13 batteries, giving you up to seven hours of continuous use. Also, at a weight of just 2.3 ounces, it’s not a hinderence on your firearm.

The durable, shockproof Sightmark ReadyFire LW-R5, which also features easy slide switch activation, is available at a suggested retail price of $47.99. See below for specs.

Laser Wavelength, nm 632-650
Laser Type Class IIIa
Laser Power Output <5 mW
Dot size (in @ 50yd) approximately 3”
Effective range-day (yd/m) 20
Effective range-night (yd/m) 300
Adjustment Value Continuous one click=
Elevation Range of Adjustment approximately 400 MOA
Windage Range of Adjustment approximately 120 MOA
Maximum Recoil 1,000 G’s
Battery Type 2x AG13
Battery life (hours) 7
Shockproof yes
IP Rating (waterproof) IP55- water resistant
Finish/Color matte black
Body Material Glass filled nylon composite
Mount Type Weaver/ Picatinny
Operating Temp,°F/°C 0 to 120/ -17 to 48
Length (in/mm) 2.4/ 61
Width (in/mm) 1.1/ 27
Height (in/mm) 1.1/ 27
Weight (oz) 2.3

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