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Streamlight TLR-6 SIG SAUER P365

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Streamlight TLR-6 SIG SAUER P365 2019

Streamlight TLR-6 SIG SAUER P365

By: Sal Palma

TLR-6 specifically for SIG’s exceptional micro-

compact pistols, the P365 family.

The explosion of subcompact and micro-

compact conceal carry pistols entering the
market presents challenges for consumers who
are considering illumination accessories for
their firearms.
Taking a look under the hood of this light / laser
To begin, the majority of all subcompact and accessory…
micro-compact frames lack accessory rails so
manufacturers were left to work with trigger
guard attachment - true for most subcompact
and micro-compact platforms. Although
adequate for light only weapon mounted
accessories, without a mounting rail there is no
way to stabilize a light/laser accessory to
mitigate the risk of laser misalignment. So, a
shooter could notice a slight misalignment of
the aiming laser just from normal day to day
holstering. I’m not pointing out a manufacturing
defect but one can only do so much given the
platform’s lack of a mounting rail. Enter SIG’s
P365 family.

Sig designers had on their thinking caps when

they included longitudinal mounting rails as
part of the P365 frame. Streamlight capitalized TLR-6 UNIVERSAL KIT
on that specific architecture and introduced a

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Streamlight TLR-6 SIG SAUER P365 2019
Streamlight’s designers knocked it out of the the accessory to get. Features, durability and
ballpark when they separated the LED/laser performance make it a clear choice and the
module from its shell. This made it possible for route I recommend you take to accessorize your
the company to respond to many of the P365.
compact pistols entering the market. Using this
approach, the light or light/laser module can be -SP
enclosed in an assortment of “shells” molded to
fit specific pistols and models. Very simply, it’s
equivalent to you having a variety of jackets to Manufacturer Specifications:
 High Lumens: 100
The TLR-6 delivers 100 lumens of well  Run Time: 1.00 hours
collimated light with a well-defined hotspot and  Beam Distance: 89 meters
an abundance of peripheral lighting.  Max Candela: 2,000
Streamlight offers two configurations of its TLR-  Battery Type: CR-1/3N Lithium
6, one light/laser model and a light only model.  Battery Quantity: 2
If you opt for the light/laser combination, you’ll  Length: 2.20 inches (5.59 centimeters) -
be able to adjust the aiming laser for windage 2.97 inches (7.54 centimeters)
and elevation. Once zeroed, the P365’s  Weight: 1.12 ounces (31.75 grams) -
mounting rails prevent even the slightest lateral 1.27 ounces (36.00 grams)
movement, so your laser remains zeroed.  Colors: Flat Dark Earth Brown, Black
Runtime1 is also excellent, at 60 minutes on (2)  M.S.R.P.: $187.43
3 Volt CR-1/3N lithium coin batteries. Battery
replacement is toolless and can be
accomplished without dismounting the light
from the firearm.

The TLR-6 is fully ambidextrous and depending

on model, has three modes of operation: light,
light/laser and laser only, and in all modes of
operation there is a 10 minute auto shut-off to
maximize battery life.

The TLR-6 is sufficiently rigorous to withstand a

1 meter drop and has a water resistance
meeting IPX4 standards.

In closing, if you own or are planning on

purchasing a SIG P365, Streamlight’s TLR-6 is

Runs 1 hour (LED only or LED/Laser); Laser only: 11
hours, Non-laser model runs 1 hour

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