Glock NS or Trijicon NS

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  1. GreenMill

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    I'm sure this has been asked many times. I want to put some night sights on my G21. What is the difference between Glock and Trijicon night sights? Thanks!!!
     
  2. johnson8861

    johnson8861 Daddo Chomper

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    I was wondering the same thing, as I am about to order a 21C.
     

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    I am sure you will get many opinions on this, but for me I went with the Glock night sights as they were cheaper. I have been happy with them and they are plenty bright. Good luck.
     
  4. homeyclaus

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    When comparing side by side, I found Meprolights have bigger white circles around the bulbs, so during the day, my eyes pick up the sights faster. Other people hate Meprolight for some reason.

    I personally would get a set if Novak night sights, because they seem to work well for me. In fact, I will probably do so next month.
     
  5. IndyGunFreak

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    Is this for a concealed carry piece, or a target gun?

    If for a concealed carry piece, no question... NEITHER! Most awesome sights for a defensive weapon there are.

    http://www.xssights.com

    IGF
     
  6. eaglesfan55

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    i have trijicons on my 35 and 19 and absolutely couldnt be happier. the white circles are thick enough to pick up quickly while the green on green in the dark is very bright.
     
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    I prefer Meprolights, they are cheaper than Trijicons around here and do the job nicely. I agree with the
    quote from homeyclaus.

    As I understand it the Glock factory sights are made by Meprolight for Glock. FWIW.

    Trijicons are fine too but the added cost does not seem neccessary.

    Mep's installed for between $80-100 around here.
    Trij's installed for well over $100 around here.

    Also as a side note I had Ameriglo's once on a G26...did not like them all that much, were not as big or bright at night and not big day sights either. And they were the same price installed as Meps.
     
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  8. faawrenchbndr

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    I have the Meprolights on my G20, I prefer them over the Trijicons.
     
  9. Captain38

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    My night-sights of choice are Trijicons!

    I can recall at least one occasion when I've waited up to three (3) weeks for them even when Meprolights were already readily available because I truly believe they are a superior product which will keep their glow long after others have faded away!
     
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    I did the same thing and mine are great also.
     
  11. ABACABB

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    +1 what he said
     
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    I prefer Meprolights over Trijicons hands down.

    I love my meps. Much brighter than any of the Trijis on my Sigs.
     
  13. SIUC4

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    TRIJICONS all the way! Its just all about personal preferance as in most all cases regarding firearms and accessories. Just check out the differences on some buddies guns if availiable, you will be happy with any night sight you go with, they are all quality products.
     
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    I went with Trijicon green front/yellow rear on my G21 duty weapon because I liked that setup.... and regualr green/green Glock brand on my G36 for everyday carry because they were cheap. Totally personal preference, as you can see, some prefer other brands and some say leave the gun stock..... if you can at least hold some guns with different sights, try that to see what 'looks' best to you.
     
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    If it means anything to you, the Trijicons are made here. The Meprolights are generally considered the brighter of the two. Both are quality products but, I prefer the Trijicons.
     
  16. Dogguy

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    IIRC the Glock night sights are made by Meprolight.

    I've never used Trijicons. I'm sure they're great. But I've had good luck with Meps and see no reason to switch. They're bright and the white donuts are quick to pick up in bright light.
     
  17. CanyonMan

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    Man I hate it when people do me this way .... But. I know you ask about Glock vs. trig. But for me, and I've had them all. I do prefer Meprolight. They are made better IMO, and have slightly bigger dots. (not that I'm searching for dots in my SD sight picture) BUT I do like the bigger dots for out back canyon play time shooting, where I need a finer aim. Meprolight adjustables are really nice if you can live with adjustables on your carry gun.

    I don't like the Glocks, because they seem 'cheaply made' IMO (no ofence to 'anyone here). I don't like the Trig because for "my eyes" the dots are to tiny.

    So:


    Meps:
    Tuffer IMO
    Better sigting IMO
    Brigther IMO



    Good luck !



    CanyonMan
     
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    I prefer meps, so therefore, the factory glocks are fine to me
     
  19. gapi

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    I guess the ones Glock installs for $57.00 per gun are Meprolight. I have them on a 17 & 21 and like them but have not compared them to anything else.

    The price is right!