Laser shooting test
By Dennis Adler
The pellet cartridge loading model of the ASG Dan Wesson Model 715 with 4-inch barrel is hard to upstage, however, the high polish blued (steel grey) BB model seems to be running a close second with accuracy at 21 feet under 1-inch. To improve upon this performance I am fitting a Walther Night Force LED tactical flashlight and red laser combo to the 4-inch model. This is a full-sized light/laser unit that is well suited to the length of the Dan Wesson’s under barrel rail section. Smaller tactical light/laser combinations usually have On/Off paddles that extend in front of the pistol’s triggerguard, and these are better suited for semi-autos with longer rails. The Walther Night Force uses a large, single On/Off switch at the back of the housing and has an integral push-button release Weaver/Picatinny spring-tensioned mount. Although not needed for this test, the Walther’s tactical light has six white LED lights surrounding the central 5mw Class IIIA red laser. These project a fairly wide beam of light downrange that is good for about 15 to 25 yards, depending upon ambient lighting. For my test on the indoor range I only used the red laser which brilliantly painted the bullseye on a Birchwood-Casey Shoot-N-C target at 21 feet.