The Insight laser on my Smith & Wesson Bodyguard 380 fizzled out. I have had the gun for several years now. I function check the laser periodically, like most of my gear, since the Bodyguard is my often carried back-up gun on duty. I turned the laser on and it produced a weak light. Then it shut down entirely. No problem. Or so I thought.
I fetched my original S&W box and owner’s manual. There is a tiny Allen wrench in the blue box. I mean it is super small hex key. It is nothing you would normally have on your workbench. The key is specific to adjusting, and also removing, the Insight laser in the receiver of this gun.
After consulting the manual, I unloaded the firearm, field stripped it, and attacked the laser assembly. There is a small set screw that holds the laser body down in the forward portion of the receiver. The screw does not come out, which is nice since you will not lose it. Run the screw out with the Allen wrench. When it is sticking up a bit, use the firearm’s takedown lever to Continue reading