Glock Factory Night Sights

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by neomedic, Aug 31, 2007.

  1. neomedic

    neomedic

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    I just got a G21 with Glock Factory night sights. It is my understanding the the front sight is staked on. In about 10 years when I want to replace them, can it be done? Or will it result in marks/holes in the slide (if I wanted Trijicon next time around?)

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    can easily be replaced
     

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    No problem, just take the very small bolt out of it.(under the slide) and grab it with plyers and pull it off.
     
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    They are actually crimped on with a specific tool. They can be removed without a pair of needle nose pliers. Basically all you have to do is take the gun apart and turn the slide over to the underside. Use the pliers to squeeze the crimped metal a little then turn it back over and grab the top of the sight with the pliers and twist it off. It should not scar up the slide.
     
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    What about the hole in the slide? Will that hole be used by the replacement front sight? I'm such a noob with night sights, first handgun with night sights.

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  6. RayB

    RayB Retired Member

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    Yes. Any proper replacement sight will fit in the original hole in the slide.

    The replacement will likely be secured with a nut and threads, and some Loc-Tite.

    The front sight's easy! I've installed XS, Trijicon and DP front sights.

    It's the rear sight that might take some doing to install...

    I've got the factory Meps on my G21 and like them a lot! :thumbsup:

    --Ray