[NRAAM 2024] The NEW Streamlight TLR-7 HL-X

Over the last few months, Streamlight has been quietly stepping up the output on a number of their weapon lights. The latest model to get this treatment is the TLR-7; the new TLR-7 HL-X is a dual-fuel version of Streamlight’s weapon light for compact handguns and has more lumens and candela than the previous version. Hop stopped by the Streamlight booth at NRAAM 2024 to check out their new crop of lights.

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[SHOT 2024] New Streamlight Products – TLR-7X, SpeedLocker, TLR-6 HL

At the SHOT Show 2024, the renowned flashlight maker Streamlight launched three innovative products –  the TLR-7X weapon light, SpeedLocker storage box and TLR-6 HL weapon light.

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2023 Fall Buyer's Guide: Choosing Your Perfect Weapon-Mounted Light

In the world of tactical gear, a weapon-mounted light is not just an accessory – it’s a critical tool that can mean the difference between clear sight and obscurity, accurate identification and guesswork. Whether you’re a law enforcement officer, a hunter, or a responsible civilian who believes in the right to self-defense, the right weapon light can enhance your accuracy, identify threats, and even disorient potential attackers.

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TFB Review: VWS TLR-VIR II EFL (External Focusing Lens)

We looked at the Villain Weapon Systems diffuser for the DBAL-D2 almost a year ago. In that time he has been busy making other upgrades like focus lenses and diffusers for MFAL (Multi-Function Aiming Laser). Like a focus lens for the L3 ATPIAL-C and makes it useful. Well, now he is making an EFL (external focusing lens) to make the Streamtlight TLR-VIR II IR Illuminator more useful.

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Pocket Lumens! NEW Streamlight Wedge XT Everyday Carry Flashlight

If we asked you to do a “pocket dump,” what would be a part of your everyday carry (EDC) collection? Most people have the basics – keys, wallet, cellphone, maybe a CCW handgun – but fail to carry an EDC knife or flashlight. In terms of defense, an EDC flashlight is just as important as a handgun or knife. It is a tool for escalated situations to not only fix your truck on the side of the road, but also to blind Creeper McCreepyFace in the Mcdonald’s parking lot when you’re buying some chicken nuggies. For scenarios like your late-night chicken cravings and much more, the new Streamlight Wedge XT everyday carry flashlight will be right up your alley.

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Streamlight Announces 2,000 Lumen ProTac 2.0 Rail Mount

Streamlight’s line of weapon lights just got a little brighter with the introduction of the ProTac 2.0 Rail Mount. Boasting 2,000 lumens and a rechargeable battery, the 2.0 breathes new life into an already capable package. TFB covered the handheld version of this light earlier, but this is The Firearm Blog, so the gun-mounted light deserves some coverage as well.

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Streamlight TLR-8 Sub Weapon Lights with Red/Green Lasers

Streamlight has added new Low Profile Tactical Lights with either red or green lasers suitable for subcompact handguns. The red laser version is named TLR-8 sub and the green laser is TLR-8 G sub. Both come with a 500-lumen light. Streamlight claims that the light runs for 1.5 hours and the laser for 11 hours, on a single CR123A lithium battery. Furthermore, the light has ambidextrous rear paddle controls, a strobe function, and comes with an IPX4 water-resistance rating.

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New Streamlight ProTac 2.0 Tactical Light with USB-C

Streamlight has a new Tactical Light called the ProTac 2.0. The flashlight has three operating modes: High, Medium, Low – all controlled via one hand. With the High setting, you get 2,000 lumens and 17,300 candela; on the Medium setting, it provides 570 lumens and 5,000 candela. The Low setting gives you 100 lumens and 890 candela. The MSRP is $195.

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New Green Laser TLR Rail Mount Iterations from Streamlight

Streamlight has some of my favorite pistol and rifle-mounted weapon lights on the market. Their wide array of options for both pistols and rifles has been expanded with the addition of new Green Laser TLR Rail Mount Versions including their TLR RM 1 and RM2 tactical weapon lights. The new models, like previous versions, are designed to be quickly and securely attached to any long gun with standard 1913 rail attachments and come complete with remote switches designed to exit the weapon at a 90° angle to improve cable routing and preserve rail space.

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Friday Night Lights: Streamlight Sidewinder Stalk Multi-Spectrum Helmet Light

Welcome nocturnal aficionados to another installment of Friday Night Lights. Today we take a look at a relative newcomer to helmet-mounted administrative lighting. Streamlight has expanded their Sidewinder series of military lights and made the Sidewinder Stalk. It is a helmet light that has a variety of attachment methods and is dual fuel and multi-spectrum. Let’s take a closer look.

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TFB Review: FLUX Raider MP17 – P320 PDW Chassis

FLUX Defense made a name for themselves with their brace for Glock pistols. Since then they came out with their MP17 aka FLUX Raider. It is the most anticipated P320 chassis and even though they have been making it for a while, the demand has not died down. They sell out in minutes. I managed to get one thanks to my friend Alex K. of Nocorium. He had a spare and sold it to me at his cost. So let’s see what makes the FLUX Raider so great.

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Escape From Bondage: Un-Californiaizing My AR-15 Part 1

Recently, due to the reaction of the U.S. government to Coronavirus, my day job has become 100% remote work. I work in the television industry, which has always meant one horrific thing. I was stuck living in Los Angeles. I was born and raised in LA, but as I got older and my priorities changed, I realized how much I hated living there. I started planning my escape in my early twenties, and when the opportunity to leave presented itself, my wife, baby, and I jumped on it. Our last day as California residents was Christmas 2020. We now reside in beautiful Colorado and couldn’t be happier. As an avid gun and self-defense enthusiast, the new opportunities before me were almost overwhelming. Suppressors? Binary triggers? No handgun roster? I wanted to drive straight to the nearest gun store and buy them all. Unfortunately, that would be hell on our bank account, so I had to pick a place to start. One of the most hideous affronts leveled against my passion for firearms is the illogical and ignorant laws surrounding AR-15s. I had a California compliant AR, and that knowledge made me churn and boil inside like I was filled with fiery magma. Welcome to my mini series Escape From Bondage: Un-Californiaizing My AR-15 Part 1.

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Blackhawk Introduces Streamlight TLR-7A Flex & TLR1-HL Lights

Company collaborations, just like a song with Timbaland, can lead to some pretty great products. Aside from the people with no respect for safety who shoot blindly at dark shapes in their homes, we all understand the need for a flashlight. Different applications change what kind of light you need. Sometimes a handheld is the way to go, and sometimes you want your light attached to your gun. Are you clearing rooms or carrying it on your concealed pistol? For the latter two scenarios, Blackhawk has collaborated with Streamlight to bring you two lights for use with your Blackhawk holsters. These are the Blackhawk Streamlight TR-7A Flex and TLR1-HL.

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New Streamlight TLR-10 Gun Light with Red Laser

Streamlight has one of the most popular lines of weapon-mounted flights currently on the market and this year they have been coming out with all sorts of new products. They recently released the TLR-10 1,000 lumen light that comes complete with an integrated red laser and rear switch options to match your shooting style.

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Wedge Rechargeable EDC Light Launched by Streamlight

If you’re in the market for a new rechargeable EDC light, Streamlight has just launched the new Wedge EDC rechargeable flashlight. The Wedge features a compact size, USB-C rechargeable capability, sturdy machined aluminum construction, and a Type II anodized finishes. Full details below.

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