Which is Best for a 1911 - Red Dot or Laser?
Optics & Lasers • 3m 25s
Steve wants something better than iron sights on his home-defense 1911. He can’t decide whether a red dot or laser would be best. Gun Talk’s Tom Gresham asks Steve a few questions to help him choose.
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