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Old September 16, 2009, 01:26 AM   #1
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Mounting a flashlight on an over/under?

Hey there, I have a bit of an unorthodox question. I did a bit of googling to no avail.

I am currently using a Stevens .410 over/under as my main home defense weapon (the long and short of it is it was a gift and currently, its my only viable option on a college student budget). I would like to mount a flashlight under the lower barrel affixed to some type of pressure switch (or other switch which is easily accessible while shouldering/aiming the weapon).

Has anyone seen a device to accommodate my need?

Thanks for any replies.
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Old September 16, 2009, 01:59 AM   #2
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I wouldn't mount one, but then I'm old school
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Old September 16, 2009, 11:27 AM   #3
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Just use the Clint Smith rubber band trick, with something under the back of the light to act as a spacer to make the beam parallel to the barrels. Put the bezel of the light in the 'notch' between the barrels and rubber band it in place.

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Old September 16, 2009, 11:45 AM   #4
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I saw this one....

But I couldn't see how he activated it... and I was in a hurry to get out...

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Old September 16, 2009, 04:55 PM   #5
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I had never thought about that until this post. Pretty cool video Mr. Lapin!
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Old September 16, 2009, 05:48 PM   #6
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Ok don’t laugh but this actually works very well. You might be able to adapt the mount for the barrel. The flashlight is extremely bright.
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Old September 17, 2009, 01:52 PM   #7
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Ranger Band? (It's basically a piece of tire innertube) One of those elastic cable tie things that has velcro on the end or the thing for blousing your boot? Electrical tape? Thirty years ago these were the way the first tactical units did it. They didn't have all that ubertactical $$$$ stuff.

Not sure I'd mount something semi-permanently on a double barrel.
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Old September 20, 2009, 03:57 AM   #8
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Good ol-fashioned electrical tape is the only solution I can see... That or zip-ties... I'd wrap the light in e-tape to keep it from scratching the gun, but then again I wouldn't do such a thing to a double barrel anyhow...
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Duc tape works wonders!
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