Top Ten Reasons for Owning a Laser Sight System


July 30, 2013

Wilsonville, OR

With more Americans obtaining firearms for self-defense, home protection and target practice, the new—and many long-term—gun owners also have questions about laser sights. These pointers can aid in the decision making process:

1.)  Holding is Aiming: If your firearm has a laser system (such as Crimson Trace's Lasergrips® or Laserguard® with Instinctive Activation™) installed and aligned, where the laser is projected is where the firearm in aiming - period.  Crimson Trace lasers are factory sighted at 50 feet.

2.)  Lasers Instill Confidence: Any firearm with a laser sight can be quickly aimed, even in low light conditions or when the user - or the target - are moving.

3.)  Laser Sights Offer Distinct Advantages: Handguns are compact firearms that can be difficult to aim because of small or no iron sights.  Adding a laser sight can help the shooter with point-of-aim and achieve more accurate shot placement.

4.)  Laser Sights Can Reduce Threats: Everyone has seen laser sights on firearms used in movies and TV, and in the real world, lasers can Help Bad Guys Make Informed Decisions™.

5.)  More Guns, More Models: Firearm owners and gun models are increasing in America.  To help match laser sights to firearms, Crimson Trace now offers nearly 150 models.

6.)  Real World Applications: Having a laser sight can save your life.

7.)  Start Seeing Green: Today, more firearm owners are buying green laser sights that are easier to see under brighter light conditions.  Crimson Trace now offers more than a dozen green laser products.

8.)  Details on a DVD: To learn more about laser sights and how to use them, request a free copy of "The Lasers Edge" DVD directly from Crimson Trace.  More than 250,000 copies of the DVD have been viewed in homes and CCW classes across the US.

9.)  Back Up is Available: If you have questions or problems with any Crimson Trace laser sight, a 24/7 staffed customer call center is available.

10.)  Increased Fun: Laser sights can help turn any firearm practice session into a fun time.  Laser sights make guns cool and more fun to shoot.


Crimson Trace—based in Wilsonville, Oregon—is the acknowledged industry leader for laser sighting systems. The company produces award-winning innovations, including: 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 proudly designed, engineered and manufactured in the USA. Crimson Trace sets the industry standard in comprehensive customer service that is available 24/7 at 800-442-2406.

For more information contact:

Michael D. Faw
Media Relations Manager
Crimson Trace
9780 SW Freeman Drive
Wilsonville, OR 97070