There are several things to consider in selecting the right WeaponLight for your handgun. Along with reliability, quality, and durability—all of which are satisfied by choosing a SureFire—you must decide how it will mount, whether it needs to be easily removable, what the best switching option is, and whether to use an LED or incandescent light source.
DIRECT MOUNT OR ADAPTER RAIL INCANDESCENT VS. LED
SureFire X200® Series WeaponLights slide directly on to most handguns manufactured with integral accessory rails. Military Series WeaponLights are designed for rail-less handguns and are attached via model-specific, hard-mounted adapters that may require a special holster. While all SureFire handgun WeaponLights can be quickly detached, the hard-mounted adapter for the Military Series remains on the gun.
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