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“The Colt New Agent is an excellent choice for a concealable pistol for personal protection,” said Joyce Rubino, Colt’s Vice President of Marketing, “With the addition of Crimson Trace® laser sights, New Agent shooters can be increasingly confident that their shots will hit the mark.”
The upgraded New Agent model 1911 weighs less than 24 ounces and measures 6.75 inches in length. While possessing the power and protection of a full sized pistol, this compact model is a great option for concealed carry. Colt’s New Agent offers a seven-round magazine capacity in .45 ACP and an eight-round magazine capacity in 9 mm Parabellum.
The carbon steel slide is finished in matte blue and the lightweight alloy frame is black anodized. The New Agent’s trigger is skeletonized aluminum with a 3-inch bushingless barrel.
The New Agent’s traditional double diamond grips have been replaced with black, wrap-around Crimson Trace grips made of a polymer and rubber combination. With the Crimson Trace laser sight and trench style sighting system in lieu of iron sights, the New Agent has a snagless draw, adding to the capability of this pistol.
Highly visible at self-defense distances, the red laser comes factory-zeroed at 50 feet. The unit may be fine tuned by the user for their choice of ammunition, via integral windage and elevation adjustments. When the pistol is held with a natural firing grip, the instinctive, front-activation laser is initiated.
“We’re thrilled to offer this quality Colt pistol paired with Crimson Trace’s popular laser sight to give shooters a product combination that will increase shot confidence,” said Rubino.
About Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC
Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC is one of the world’s leading designers, developers and manufacturers of firearms. Colt pistols, revolvers and rifles have been marketed, distributed and sold to law abiding, responsible citizens in the United States and throughout the world for 175 years. Colt operates its manufacturing facility in West Hartford, Connecticut. For more information on Colt’s Manufacturing Company LLC, please visit www.coltsmfg.com.
About Crimson Trace
Crimson Trace is the World’s only manufacturer of grip-activated laser sights, which are employed by military, police and civilian users across the globe. All Crimson Trace products are proudly designed, engineered and manufactured in the USA. For more information, visit www.crimsontrace.com.
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(Wilsonville, OR) Crimson Trace, market leader for integrated laser sighting systems, today announced the release of their new Rail Master platform for all rail-equipped firearms. With an MSRP of $149, the innovative laser sight sets new standards for durability, battery life and quality. Featuring a tap on / tap off switch, the compact unit comes with four interchangeable inserts which utilize Secure-Lock Technology™ to enable a custom fit to any handgun, enabling the user to adjust the sight’s location on the rail to optimize activation.
“The new Rail Master is the most versatile laser sight available,” said Kent Thomas, Marketing Director for Crimson Trace. “Our design group took great pains to make incorporate all the quality engineering that has been a hallmark of Crimson Trace products and we’re proud to be able to offer a low light solution for the widest possible selection of handguns and long guns.”
The Rail Master offers a four hour battery life as well as the most powerful laser permitted by law. When mounted on a handgun, the low profile sight holsters easily and barely extends the profile of the frame. It sits unobtrusively on the railed handguard of an AR15 and extends the versatility of this highly adaptable rifle. Fully adjustable for windage and elevation, the unit retains zero when removed from the weapon and runs on easily available 1/3N batteries.
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These Lasergrips feature the smallest laser diode ever offered, with full windage and elevation adjustability and a master on/off switch. The new units fit seamlessly over the Glock’s backstrap and require no gunsmithing to install. Because the laser utilizes Crimson Trace’s patented instinctive activation system, the user simply picks up the gun in a normal firing grip and the pressure sensor in the grip module instantly activates the laser to project a bright dot on the target.
“Glock handguns are justifiably one of the most popular self defense firearms on the market,” said Kent Thomas, Marketing Director for Crimson Trace. “With the new Lasergrips, the Gen 4 models now have a low light, instinctively activated sighting system that takes them to a new level of usability and we now fit almost every model in the Glock lineup.”
The new Glock Gen 4 Lasergrips are zeroed at the factory, offer a four hour battery life as well as the most powerful laser permitted by law. The low profile Lasergrip is fully compatible with the recently launched Lightguard® tactical light, turning any Glock into the ultimate in low light defensive handguns. With SHOT show looming, Crimson Trace is readying for a host of exciting new product introductions and events to capture the imagination of the firearms buying public. Look for announcements over the forthcoming weeks.
(Wilsonville, OR) Crimson Trace today announced the launch of its brand new web presence, with more consumer-driven features than ever before. The new site is packed with state of the art functionality, allowing visitors to create wish lists, submit product reviews, shop for Lasergrips™ and interact with social media.
In addition, the site was redesigned for greatly enhanced navigation, greatly reducing clicks and effort for the consumer to find information, videos, reviews, specifications, etc with just a single click. Adding to the consumer friendly experience, a Dealer Locator has been built in that utilizes easy to use Google Maps that will help find over 2000 Crimson Trace dealers and ranges.
“We are very excited about the launch of the new Crimson Trace website.” Said Gary Killingsworth, CTC’s E-Commerce Manager. “We’ve painstakingly mapped out every detail of the project and we feel that the new site will allow our customers, dealers and partners quickly and easily find what they are looking for within a few clicks, while creating and maintaining a digital environment that is fun, fast and worth visiting regularly.”
A video library addressing frequently asked questions and giving step by step instructions regarding the installation, use and maintenance of Crimson Trace’s extensive lineup of sighting tools is a key part of the experience. “Our customers are very web-savvy and often prefer to do their own research, rather than calling our world-class customer service team,” said Killingsworth. “We wanted to give them every tool they asked for and already the video section of the site has experienced record traffic.” The new Crimson Trace.com experience also lets the visitor share with other users details of their own lasersight knowledge and even allows them to buy gift certificates for friends and family.
CTC Defense, the military division of Crimson Trace also gets its own presence as part of the upgrade and visitors will be able to see some of the high-speed equipment developed as part of the company’s focus on the needs of SF troops. Civilian users are well-served through the means of a generous customer loyalty and membership program, which is expected to be very well received by the legions of rabidly loyal CTC fans.
The new site can be found at www.crimsontrace.com
Iain Harrison, Media Relations Manager (503) 754-4117 or (800) 442-2406 ext. 1305
(Wilsonville, OR) Crimson Trace today released their revolutionary Lightguard platform for Glock, Smith & Wesson and Springfield handguns, marking their long-awaited entry to the white light category for personal defense. Engineered to fit seamlessly to the weapon, Lightguard gives the user a sleek, concealable white light that adds zero width and less than 1.2oz to the handgun’s all-up weight. With an MSRP of $149, the Lightguard will be available through distributors from 10/24/11.
The product launch will be a accompanied by a an extensive ad campaign on TV, radio, print and direct media, designed to explain the benefits of the new platform to a receptive audience that already appreciates the need to identify the target in a self-defense situation. Crimson Trace engineered the Lightguard to be compatible with their existing line of Lasergrip™ instinctively activated laser sights and for the first time, the user has the ability to control both light and laser without disturbing their firing grip on the handgun, or using their index finger for anything other than trigger manipulation.
“The Lightguard is destined to be the fastest-selling product in the Crimson Trace lineup,” said Director of Sales, Jeff Goddard. “Initial response has been phenomenal and we have an enormous number of units pre-sold already.” Crimson Trace is working with a number of respected holster makers to accommodate Lightguard-equipped pistols including DeSantis, BladeTech, Galco, Fobus and Crossbreed, among others “This is the first time the CCW user has had the ability to carry a powerful weapon light in a concealment holster,” said Goddard. “For the customer who values being equipped for any situation, this is an huge advantage. Heading into the Holiday season, I see this being on a lot of people’s wish lists.”
Powered by a single CR2 battery, the Lightguard features a 100 lumen, wide-throw bezel and Crimson Trace’s patented instinctive activation system. The Lightguard was the winner of the prestigious FMG Publications’ 2011 Academy of Excellence Award for Self Defense Product of the year. Units are available for Glock full size and compact models, the full-size Smith & Wesson M&P and Springfield’s XD and XDm. Further details can be found at www.ctclightguard.com
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Crimson Trace, market leader for integrated laser sighing systems, proudly announces the upcoming availability for instinctively activated Lasergrips for Kimber’s new, innovative compact 9mm carry pistol – The Solo. Ready to hit the market in late spring, the two sku offering is the result of painstaking and exhaustive engineering and are the thinnest Lasergips yet, bringing the decisive advantage of laser sighting without adding any bulk to this compact package.
“We’ve been working with Kimber for over a year to develop a set of Crimson Trace grips befitting of the quality and innovation that is the new Solo,” said Kent Thomas, Director of Marketing for Crimson Trace. “By partnering with one of the world’s best firearm manufacturers since the inception of the project, we are able to offer both of CTC and Kimber consumers the finest laser sighting systems as soon as ground breaking new models such as the Solo are introduced.”
Available directly from Crimson Trace or as an option from Kimber, the Solo Carry Lasergrips are zeroed at the factory and offer a four hour battery life, as well as the most powerful laser permitted by law. The popular rosewood finish seen on Kimber’s Crimson Carry is also incorporated into this model, offering a subtle contrast to the pistol’s stainless or two-tone finish with an MSRP of $359
All Crimson Trace products are proudly designed, engineered and manufactured in the United States.
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