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Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by Z71, Oct 25, 2012.

  1. Z71

    Z71

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    ...I knocked the front sight slick off my Glock 19 today!:crying:

    However I found it and stuck it back on.

    Guess it's time to order some night sights for my G19 and G17(my G17 pistol's front sight is about worn-off)

    Who's got decent prices on Ameri-glo..Mepro's or whatever brand steel nite-sites?....I notice some suppliers I checked were markedly higher on the same brand sights than others.

    I don't think I want any more plastic sights. :upeyes:
     

  2. Z71

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    Hmm..Aren't the Glock front sights stake-on?
     
  3. Glock40man

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    The only time I have ever seen them staked on, is from the factory.
     
  4. Gavin S.

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    They're held on with a small nut.
     
  5. Z71

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    Yes!!..That's what I'm looking for
     
  6. Bruce M

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    Good thing you found the sight even if you replace it.
     
  7. Glock Junkie

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    Opticsplanet.com usually has sales on weekends
     
  8. Z71

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    I ordered a couple sets of the Glock sites...plus a sure-fire mag and a Mini 14 30 shot mag from GT Distributing.

    Hope they're a reputable company!!...I've never heard of them before.

    As far as knocking my front sight off(and finding it)...I think the G19 had maybe taken a front sight hit sometime in the past. The pistol dates to approx. 1990 and is in excellent shape excepting a buggered front sight.

    I've been just using the G19 like I received it..buggered front sight and all...however I snagged it on the plywood top of my shooting table this evening..and the sight came right off! Wasn't all that hard a hit either.

    Anyhow..I sort of straightened out the little plastic 'wings' that retain the blade to the slide. Then tucked it back in the hole and pushed the pin-looking thing back into the sight. Seems sturdy as ever...and I fired probably sixty shots or better and it stayed put.

    The G19 is getting new sights anyhow. I don't think much of the stock plastic sights, and never really understood just why Glock used plastic for standard sights anyway.

    New sights were in my future..and I have a topic from a couple months back about self installing Glock sights....I just never bought any until now.
     
  9. Glock40man

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    I have bought a few sets of sights from them and, a few spare Glock magazines as well.
     
    Last edited: Oct 26, 2012
  10. poodleplumber

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    Ameriglo sells (or at least used to sell) a front site with a little wrench. I like a night sight on front only, so it was a good choice for me.