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Couple of Questions

Discussion in 'Sights, Optics and Lasers' started by 2ninersavo, Jan 12, 2010.

  1. 2ninersavo

    2ninersavo

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    Hi,
    I need to ask a few questions. Thanks for any replies.
    First, how tight is the front sight to be tightened? I know its small but it will take alot of stress from the recoil.
    Second, I want to use either Trijicons or Meps, which one will give the the most light between the front and rear in daylight conditions. The guns will be a 17 and 19.
    Thanks 29R
     
  2. EL COLONEL

    EL COLONEL

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    Very tight, also put a drop of locktite on it,trigicons let more light in. I like mepros better , just my opinion..................................................:wavey:
     


  3. RayB

    RayB Retired Member

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    1) Clean all contact surfaces with alcohol and blast dry with canned air. Clean fingers with alcohol too & blast dry. Remember, alcohol's flammable!

    Put a small drop of Red Loctite on all contact surfaces and attach sight. I tighten the sight 1/4 - 1/2 turn past finger tight with a wrench. Make sure any final adjustment is a tightening adjustment.

    Clean off excess Loctite with Q-tips and patches.

    Let sit 24-hours.

    That's it! I've never had a front sight come loose!

    2) Trijicons are the better target sights. Avoid solvents and scrubbing on the sight's white O-rings, as they'll wipe off.

    Judy has Trijicons on her G19, and they've held up fine, plus they're great target sights!

    --Ray