Saturday, August 31, 2013

Crimson Trace Master Series 1911 Grips

The Master Series grips operate similarly to the basic CT laser grips but they have a G10 pattern on them for a better grip, especially under adverse conditions.

Pros:
-You are able to see them in bright sunlight but they do jump out better in lower light conditions
-It helps when shooting from unorthodox/non standard shooting positions
-Adjustable for windage/elevation
-Instinctive activation
-Great for dry fire practice
-They do have an 'on/off' switch so you can save your battery when practicing
-Crimson Trace provides replacement batteries each year for as long as you own the grips
-Dot size is 1/2'' at 50 feet
-Available for several size 1911 frames.


Cons:
-Price.   Generally the Master Series grips run $275 and up
-Can become a crutch; especially for new shooters.

Here's a video review with some shooting in bright sunlight, some night shooting, and a discussion of the pros/cons of the grips:




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