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Other sight choices for "old style" slide?

Discussion in 'Kahr Club' started by Brackish, Mar 31, 2010.


  1. Brackish

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    I have an MK9 with the "old style" dovetail and "dot the i" sights. They are adequate, but I would like to try something different. The selection of sights offered for the old style is limited.

    http://www.kahrshop.com/index2.asp?cate=acc&model=novakmepro

    Is the dovetail a standard cut that other aftermarket sights will fit? What is the proper lingo/spec to describe the cut when searching for alternative sights?

    I would like to try low profile fiberoptic sights, at least on the front sight. WHat is the scuttlebutt regarding fiberoptic sights on carry guns in terms of durability, etc?

    Thanks
     

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  2. Brackish

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    Still searching. It may be that the front sight dove tail is actually unchanged between the old and new styles, with only the rear changed. I suspect this based on this page from Hiviz, wherein the front sight is allegedly for either style, while the rear sight is for new style only.

    http://www.hivizsights.com/Kahr-Pistol-Sights-C23.aspx

    I wll update as I find more info, and any input is still welcome and appreciated.

    Interestingly, when I put "old style" into the search engine here, I get no hits, even this thread!
     

  3. Brackish

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  4. john from md

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    I wound up in the same boat with my P9. I too went with the meprolights.

    In my gun, they shoot a little higher than the old sights, about 2 inches at 15 yards. I just live with it.

    John
     
  5. Brackish

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    I got both my meprolights and wolff 22.5# recoils spring set with the metal guide rods today. Sights went on without a hitch and the springs, well, work, I guess. We'll see if they do anything more than make a quick tap and rack more difficult.

    THe sights certainly are an improvement. I found the i dotting less instinctive/comfortable-to-the-eye than lining up three dots.

    We'll see if I actually shoot any better, especially at speed.
     
  6. seed

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    The Wolf springs are more stout than the factory springs at same weight ratings. For the MK9, you might have better luck with the Wolf 20# set-up.
     
  7. BackDraft

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