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Modifying The Surefire SR07 For The Cloud Defensive LCS

Ike Stephens

Modifying The Surefire SR07 For The Cloud Defensive LCS

  Let me start by saying that I love the SR07 from Surefire. It’s an incredible, well designed tape switch that gives you both momentary and constant on activation and if mounted at 12 o’clock, it gives you access to your light no matter which side you’re shooting from. The main upgrade with this SR series of switches over the ST series was the fact that you could easily mount this to a picatinny rail without needing a mount or velcro. This mount that’s designed into the switch actually works quite well. Especially if you use a few zip ties in...

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Changing the Switching Order on the Surefire Sidekick.

Ike Stephens

Changing the Switching Order on the Surefire Sidekick.

in 2015 Surefire released one of the coolest EDC/ Utility flashlights to date. The Sidekick A. This little light is about the size of your car keys remote and is capable of putting out 300 lumens of bright white light! The even better part is it uses a micro USB charging port so you can literally charge it anywhere using a wall or outlet charger or even your laptop. It boasts a run time of 1.25 hours on the maximum setting and up to 45 hours on the lowest.Click here to purchase the Surefire Sidekick. Use the code: SUREFIRE ARTICLE...

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Converting Your Dual Output Surefire Handheld to Single Output: A Step By Step Guide

Ike Stephens

Converting Your Dual Output Surefire Handheld to Single Output: A Step By Step Guide

Lately we've been seeing more and more folks (myself included) putting handheld lights on rifles. According to Surefire it's "not recommended" but I personally know several dozen folks that have used a variety of Surefire lights on their rifles for a number of years with zero issues. It's a Surefire. It's going to work but I suspect Surefire "doesn't recommend" it simply as a CYA measure, which I definitely don't blame them for. The main issues folks are having is they want (with good reason) a single output light that also has the ability to have a "constant on" feature with...

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