Crimson Trace LG-489G Green Laser for S&W Shield

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Crimson Trace just announced their new LG-489G Green Laserguard for the Smith & Wesson M&P Shield. As with their other Laserguard line of lasers their new LG-489G attaches to the trigger guard of the S&W Shield. It also features Crimson Trace’s proprietary Instinctive Activation button which activates the laser when the gun “is held in a natural firing grip”. The LG-489G installs easily with no gunsmithing required and is powered by a 1/3N battery. The laser is also adjustable for windage and elevation. It retails for $299 and is expected to be available next month.

From the press release:

(Wilsonville, OR) Crimson Trace, America’s leading brand of laser sighting systems and tactical lighting products for firearms, announces the pending release of a Laserguard® green laser sight – the LG-489G® — designed specifically for Smith &Wesson’s M&P SHIELD™ pistols. This newest Laserguard® will feature a green diode and is designed to fit securely and unobtrusively onto the trigger guards of the popular polymer-framed M&P SHIELD™ pistols.

The LG-489G will feature Crimson Trace’s proprietary Instinctive Activation switch for instant on/off and will be powered by a 1/3N battery. This laser sight will be easily installed without special gunsmithing skills or tools and will permit easy windage and elevation adjustments with a provided tool. A free instruction booklet provides the full operation details to buyers.

Crimson Trace Laserguard® laser sights are well known for their factory-like fit onto the pistol’s trigger guard and add little, if any, weight or bulk to the firearm’s footprint. The new LG-489G’s powerful green laser will aid shooter’s with precision aiming and quick target acquisition during threat encounters. The LG-489G’s Manufacturer Suggested Retail Price will be $299. Numerous holsters will also be available when the product is released in August.

Smith & Wesson’s M&P SHIELD™ is a lightweight, striker-fired semi-auto pistol that is chambered in either 9mm or .40 S&W. The M&P SHIELD has a slim (1-inch wide) profile that makes it a top choice for concealed carry. The new Crimson Trace LG-489G Laserguard also features fish scale serrations to match those found on the side of the M&P SHIELD’s slide.

Crimson Trace manufactures more than three dozen laser sighting products that are designed to fit a wide variety of Smith & Wesson handguns. Crimson Trace’s product platforms include: Master Series®, Lasergrips®, Laserguard®, Lightguard™, Rail Master®, Rail Master Pros™ and the Defender Series®. All Crimson Trace products are proudly Made in the USA.



Ray I.

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  • Mr. Fahrenheit

    Ouch. $299 is only about $60 less than I paid for the gun.

  • rubicon

    LaserMax has such a better set up over this!

  • Handy Manny

    Dope laser but the hell if im going to pay what the gun costs for a fucking laser, give me a break.

  • steelman

    Nothing beats this setup. This thing rocks! Head shots at night.

  • steelman

    Lasermax sucks hindtit. Crimson Trace is the only laser worth the money.