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Why glock FO sights are high?

Discussion in 'Sights, Optics and Lasers' started by MP9, Nov 12, 2012.

  1. MP9


    Oct 29, 2010
    Hi guys..

    I have been reading about FO glock sights and I have noticed many of them, i.e dawson precision, warren tactical, 10-8... usually are high.. .215 height.

    is there any particular reason for that?
  2. SouthpawG26


    Sep 4, 2004
    These are generally considered competition sights and tall, narrow front sights and deep wide rear notches are usually preferred for practical and speed shooting matches, as they allow for quick pickup because of the large amount of daylight on both sides of the front sight, and tall fronts/deep rear notches make tracking the sights up and down as the gun recoils (ie, calling your shots by continuously tracking your sights, as the gun cycles) easier.
    Last edited: Nov 12, 2012