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So I just bought a Glock 23 gen 3 the other day and really enjoying the gun and considering using it as my Winter carry! But one thing I would like to change are the sights and I was wondering what you would all suggest/use on your carry guns?
 

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So I just bought a Glock 23 gen 3 the other day and really enjoying the gun and considering using it as my Winter carry! But one thing I would like to change are the sights and I was wondering what you would all suggest/use on your carry guns?
Tagging this to follow. I've been reading about red dot sites on pistols lately and they look quite intetesting.

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Over the years, almost every Glock I've been issued or owned had Glock Night Sights (GNS). I just bought a new G45 with Ameriglo Bold. That's probably my go-to sight moving forward.

I think Glock bought Ameriglo.
 

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Up till this year, I used black/tritium steel rears in stock height and a orange/tritium front, e.g. the Ameriglo Trooper, GL-818 set:


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Since I transitioned to dots, my EDC G19 has a Holosun 507c on a Forward Controls plate. For BUIS I use the Ameriglo GL-470 set (black steel rear and black serrated steel front).
 

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How do you know which ones to buy to use for the hold position you want ?
1) Bench your gun with the plastic OEM sights and your preferred hold.
Sandbags, bench.....you know the drill.
I use 20 yards for my set distance.

2) With your calipers, measure your sight heights above the slide.
Also note your shooting results.

3) If you need an adjustment to your present sight heights use the Sight Calculator at Dawson or Ameriglo.
After you do the work, go buy the correct sights for your gun and hold type.

Note:
Glock includes "depth of dovetail" when they describe their rear sight heights.
Subtract .080" to get "height above the slide".
 

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1) Bench your gun with the plastic OEM sights and your preferred hold.
Sandbags, bench.....you know the drill.
I use 20 yards for my set distance.

2) With your calipers, measure your sight heights above the slide.
Also note your shooting results.

3) If you need an adjustment to your present sight heights use to Sight Calculator at Dawson or Ameriglo.
After you do the work, go buy the correct sights for your gun and hold type.

Note:
Glock includes "depth of dovetail" when they describe their rear sight heights.
Subtract .080" to get "height above the slide".
Thanks for that information.

Someone can probably use it and I don't plan on changing mine any time soon. But I'm still curious about how you do it. Sounds like a job for a good gunsmith !
 

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Thanks for that information.

Someone can probably use it and I don't plan on changing mine any time soon. But I'm still curious about how you do it. Sounds like a job for a good gunsmith !
On a Glock you use a special thin wall nut driver for the front sight.
A hammer and brass punch or a sight pusher are used for the rear sight.
 

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Where is everyone finding GLock OEM night sights? I need a set or two and cant find them anywhere.
 
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