New sights for the G44

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  1. misunderestimated

    misunderestimated

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    So I now have 2 G44 both run perfect with CC1 ammo . I want to make one of them my GSSF gun, My other GSSf guns all have dawson sights front and rear. What is every one using for replacement sights. I reached out to Maryland gun works to ask if they have a new shoe for the pro sight pusher and they said they have not created one for the new polymer slide. What are you folks using to push a sight. Have they talked about it in an amorous course yet
     
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    Hey Larry, the G44 slide is the same size as the 19 and the original shoe plate of the MGW pusher works great. I have two 44s but my adjustable sights on them were too tall for the MGW. I have done a couple of other 44 sights on mine though. The lower rails are still steel.

    I take extra precautions when pushing steel sights onto the polymer slide-upper, by making certain that the slide is perfectly perpendicular to to the MGW, and then pushing a little, then backing off the MGW screw tension to relieve any potential edge gouging - then pushing a bit more, backing off tension, etc. Something like you may do when using a tight tap. MGW should know that there is no problem with the original size plate.

    I happen to have TruGlo TFXPro adjustable on one, Hi-Viz FO adjustable on the other

    I do have the more slim plate for the Slimline Glocks, and that works well for those.
     
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    I just put a .165" tall Dawson FO front on mine and blacked out the stock rear with a Sharpie. Works pretty well.
     
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    Same for me...
     
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    Thank you every one for your input
     
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    DannyR Moderator Millennium Member

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    I installed an Ameriglo red fiber optic front sight on mine.
     
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    I put on a Dawson set front and rear from a Gent 5 19. I filed the rear dovetail on the sight to where I could push it on with some good pressure by hand and then snugged the set screw up. Haven't had any issues yet. Can't wait to try it out in a match in Louisville!
     
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    I got these installed . Can't wait to shoot it in next couple weeks 20200717_103107.jpg 20200717_103129.jpg 20200717_103153.jpg
     
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    G19Tony Sneet CLM

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    Good to know. I’m a TFX Pro fan. Have them on my 2G 19 and my 43. Want to get a set for the 44 and the 2G 17.
     
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