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Old 03-07-2012, 07:55   #26
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I bought my first glock last week (26) and I have been contemplating the same thing. I have been leaning towards the TFO's mainly because I am a shot gun shooter first so I am more comfortable with the TFO style set up from my shotgun. Has anyone had any draw issues with the TFO's being slightly bigger than the stock sights? This will be my CCW so I want to make sure they aren't going to snag anywhere. Does the holster make a difference with the TFO sights?
You may want a bigger sight channel in your holster, that's all I'd think would matter. However, those are alot of sight for such a small gun. Also, I'd never put FO sights on a carry gun. I've seen them fly out at the range. More than once. They're easy to replace - because they fly out. It's lame, because someone turned your sight off. Never seen them lose a tritium vial though.

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I have heinie's. I like em, but I looked at about a dozen different sights before I settled on these. A sight preference is very individual.

This is my carry gun, and I use it for IDPA. These sights do well for IDPA, I imagine they'd work for CCW as well. When I slow down to take the shots, I do fairly well. It's not the gun, that's for sure.
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Old 03-07-2012, 08:46   #27
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I know it's a lot of sight so I am going have them put on and look at them before I commit to buying them, there is a glock guy down here that we do a lot of buisness with so this shouldn't be an issue.
How would those sights fly out at the range? They are pressed in to the slide and the locked in by a set screw correct? I don't see how they could just "fly out"? Has anyone else experienced this issue?


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Old 03-07-2012, 09:05   #28
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Both times I've seen it happen, was with Tru-Glos. I don't remember seeing a set screw.
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Old 03-07-2012, 09:22   #29
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I watched him install a set at the last gun show and I could have sworn there was a set screw but I will def check into it. Thanks for the heads up. I've never heard of that before.


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Old 03-08-2012, 00:23   #30
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There are several excellent sights out there. Im not a big of of the 3 dot system but I have had Meprolights and they were pretty good. The Tru Glo were the brightest I used. But I have since moved onto the XS sights. They are great for quick target acquisition and shooting with both eyes open. Its just like dotting the i.




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Old 03-08-2012, 05:56   #31
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I have been told by a few friends that they like the xs sights as well but I've heard their as accurate at the range?


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Old 03-08-2012, 08:46   #32
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They're not inaccurate, sights don't make your accuracy, just your point of aim. They're as consistent as any, its just difficult to get that big ass dot in the same place every time. They're very quick though, but take alot of practice to get used to.
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Old 03-08-2012, 09:48   #33
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I don't mean to high jack the thread but I am in the same boat as the OP. what sights would you recommend for max accuracy?


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I shoot warren precision sights. Personal preference but I cannot stand 3-dot sights. I'm a front sight shooter, and the two dots on the rear do nothing but distract my follow thru and slow my target aqusition down. Warren was the only company that offered a solid rear with a tritium front.

Hiene also has a good set of 2-dot night sights. The rear sight has a smaller slightly duller dot than the front.
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Old 03-08-2012, 15:12   #34
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I have been told by a few friends that they like the xs sights as well but I've heard their as accurate at the range?


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Old 03-08-2012, 16:42   #35
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That video is all fine an dandy but I've seen the surgical point shooting school do that with NO SIGHTS....

I'll find the video, its on youtube...


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Old 03-08-2012, 16:49   #36
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That video is all fine an dandy but I've seen the surgical point shooting school do that with NO SIGHTS....
Exactly. Saying one can shoot accurately with no sights proves the point even further.
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Old 03-08-2012, 17:28   #37
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ok so i bought the xs big dot sights. i liked them after i saw them in person, i'll post a pic later
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Old 03-08-2012, 17:39   #38
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new sights

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Old 03-08-2012, 18:14   #39
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For these aging trifocal wearing eyes, I have found that the trijicon hd night sights work quite well.
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Old 03-08-2012, 21:44   #40
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I have TFO's on a G19 and like them. I have Trijicon HD's on a G23' and they are awesome!
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Old 03-09-2012, 00:54   #41
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Ameriglo Operator for me.
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Old 03-26-2012, 09:56   #42
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Truglo TFO's are on my G23. They are really bright and they give Gretta a nice smooth side profile.
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Old 03-11-2013, 14:07   #43
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I noticed a comment or two in this discussion stating that Glock uses Metrolight as their sights.


I am in no position to conform this to be accurate, or not. I can says this, having just got off the phone with on of their guys. When asked who makes their night nights, the response was we make our own. When I mentioned that I read on GT that Metrolight did, the guy said this was not so. I am thinking perhaps Glock makes the housing and then sends it to Metronight for the lighting element, but if that is the case, Glock does not seem to want that known (not that there is anything wrong with it).
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Old 03-11-2013, 15:22   #44
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I have the Meprolights on my G20SF, and even though people tell me they are supposed to be junk, I've had no issues.
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Old 03-12-2013, 15:48   #45
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I have some Meps on some of my Glocks. I have some Ameriglo I dot pros on some of my Glocks.
I will convert all of my Glocks to I dot Pros!
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Old 03-19-2013, 20:04   #46
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I like Trijicon, but I also like Meprolight Tru-Dot. The Trijicons are really made nice and Meprolight Tru-Dots will still be useful thank's to the big white dots long after these burn out. ARMORER1911
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Old 03-28-2013, 00:35   #47
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anybody have any thoughts on the XS sights Big Dot's?
XS Big Dots suck !
Did a lot of shooting with them in competition to test them out.
Ok at close range, but not accurate beyond 35 feet.
Trying to shoot bowling pins at 50 feet, showed how in-accurate these sights really are.
Nothing much to line up with.
Like Heinie Straight Eight sights, I tried out and got rid of.

Truglo TFO's are good all around sights.
Range or carry.

Dawson Precision might be best pure range sights.




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Old 03-29-2013, 03:27   #48
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My G30sf has the factory plastic sights right now, and I want to replace them. Having a hard time making a choice on which type and brand to buy. Trijicon is my first choice, with no consideration for Meprolite, then Glock factory night sights.

I think Trijicon will serve me well.
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Old 04-04-2013, 00:23   #49
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That video is all fine an dandy but I've seen the surgical point shooting school do that with NO SIGHTS....

I'll find the video, its on youtube...
I'm pretty sure that was JUST the mullet shooting; the guy wasn't do anything...


All kidding aside, trijicon have found their way onto my wanted list...
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Old 04-04-2013, 05:23   #50
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