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Night sight color preference

Discussion in 'Sights, Optics and Lasers' started by lawboy, Apr 18, 2012.


  1. lawboy

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    Ordering some Meprolights tomorrow. I'm kind of torn between getting green front with green rears, or green front with yellow rears. My Sig 238 has green/green, which I like, but is there a downside to yellow rear sights? I'm thinking the contrast would make the front sight easier to find, but does anyone prefer green/green?
     

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  2. bac1023

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    I like yellow rear night sights, but green/green is fine too.
     

  3. KS Trekker

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    I'm partial to the orange rear and green front. I really like the contrast and brighter front sight. Good choice going with the Meprolights!

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  4. Meeteetse

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    I would need to see both. I like the green front and yellow rear, but some of the night sights I have seen are hard to see for my eyes, especially some of the yellow ones.
     
  5. WarEagle 1

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    I like Green on all mine except for my G26 where I have yellow backs and a green front.
     
  6. mrsurfboard

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    I have green front/orange rear on my G36. I'm thinking I might like yellow rear better though. With Meprolights, the front green is brighter then the orange rear, so yes, the front sight stands out.
     
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  7. 257 roberts

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    I have night sights on my G26,G19,G23,G30,S&W M&P 40c and my Colt Officer 45acp
    I prefer the green front/yellow rear
     
  8. TxGlock9

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    I like contrasting. Yellow rear / Green front.
     
  9. ZekerMan

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    Another vote here for yellow rear/green front.
     
  10. harleytech

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    +1 green/green for me...
     
  11. ak103k

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    I prefer the all green. The are the brightest and longest lived.
     
  12. kaptain

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    I have Ameriglo on my G26 and G19 - yellow rear / green front - I like them a lot!
     
  13. AgentM79

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    I (personally) find it hard to discern between yellow and green rear sights - they look almost the same to me. Green appears brightest to me, overall. I have Glock OEM tritium sights on my issued G26, and like them as well as anything else I've used.