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Ameriglo I-DOT Pro Green/Green, or Green/Yellow?

Discussion in 'Sights, Optics and Lasers' started by Neal, Mar 12, 2011.

  1. Neal

    Neal Millennium Member

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    The Green/Yellow is sold out right now anyway, but which are more popular?
     
  2. smokintonye

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    Not sure, but I want to try a set of the geen/yellow combo for my new Gen4 26. Anyway of finding out when they will be back in stock?
     

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    I think the green/green night sights are probably the most popular across all the different brands, but I actually prefer the contrast of a green/yellow combination.
     
  4. Neal

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    I just sent them an e-mail inquiry.
     
  5. Neal

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    Thanks. I think I would prefer the contrast also. I have read that yellow tritium is not as bright as green, but in the case of a dot over dot, that may not be a bad thing.
     
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    I ended up ordering the same front sight as the I-dot pro's, and got the pro operator rear in yellowinstead. I remebered how I tried XS big dots and didn't like them, and the I-dot is kind of the same concept, so I figure I am just a traditional 3-dot kinda guy!
     
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    I just got a set of U-RAP green/green from them. My absolute FAVORITE sights ever.
     
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    The yellow tritium at the rear sight is definitely not as bright as the green, but that's a characteristic I prefer. Under conditions of near total darkness and heightened anxiety, I feel the brighter green tritium focuses attention on the front sight and can't be confused with the rear sight as it might if both were green dots of nearly equal brightness.

    I also much prefer a two-dot night sight configuration over a three dot system (two at rear). I believe a three dot system is more distracting, slower to get aligned on target and more prone to confuse the shooter in near total darkness. It's just my opinion and a personal preference. Some shooters like a tritium front sight only with a plain black rear sight, but I prefer something on the rear sight to index front and rear in total darkness just in case it's needed.
     
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    I totally agree. I have 2 sets and prefer them to my Heine Straight 8's. I like the 8 configuration because for me I focus more on the front sight and lining up with just 1 other dot is quicker. I like the Ameriglo front sight because of the white ring around the dot. Helps me pick up the front sight faster in good lighting.I liked the fronts so well that I bought 3 of the.220 and replaced my Heine fronts.
     
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    Green/Yellow has a nice contrast. I just ordered a Green w/ Orange Circle Front and the I-Dot Rear for my G19.
     
  11. Neal

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    Me too, on the figure 8 dots. I have a Heinie straight 8 slant pro set on a 1911 and in the dark, the dot over dot is much easier to manage than 3 dots. The trouble with the Heinies is there is not enough light on the sides of the front post. I have not seen any Ameriglos, but I hope they have a wider rear notch.
     
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    The I dots have much wider notch U shaped. Heine has the QUIK notch which is wider than the regular straight 8 but they cost 139.95. The Ameriglos were 60.00 cheaper.
     
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    Thanks. I think I would like Ameriglos, but still have not heard back on my e-mail inquiry from 3 days ago. May have to call them.
     
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    They are good to deal with here is their phone number 1-770-390-0554
     
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    I got Green/Green and I love them. Nothing confusing about them in the dark. Yellow might come in handy more with 3 dots. Stacking 2 dots is just easy as pie.
     
  16. Neal

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    OK thanks. I called them on Thursday and left a message asking for a return call. Nothing yet, and still no answer from my e-mail a week ago. :(
     
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    Did you send an Email from your home Email? Or did you send the message form their Website? I have always had my questions answered by the next day when sent from their website.
     
  18. Neal

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    From their website "contact us" page.
     
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    Everybody says the yellow are not as bright as the green and I didnt really want to try them since the rear dot is also slightly smaller in appearance without the outline. I didnt want it to be smaller and dimmer
     
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    Hmmmm...Not sure then.