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Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by wrx04, Mar 29, 2011.

  1. wrx04

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    After playing around with my SRP, i realized i dont like the sights at all. Mine has the night sights with metallic rings around them. They are really distracting.

    I want a plain black fixed rear sight. Besides the 10-8 that everyone seems to like, are there any other good options? Thanks.
     
  2. Cerebrus

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    Harrisons rear sight looks pretty good as well as PW's Tier one..
     

  3. Quack

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    Heinie Ledge rear sight...for the most part, sight's are similar. I prefer the 10-8 for the U-notch rather than the other's that have a square notch.
     
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    Was debating between the 10-8 and the HD, but went with another 10-8.
     
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    I'm having a Harrison put on mine. Basically from what I can tell, it's the exact same as the 10-8, except the circle vs. square cut.
     
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    the harrison and heine like quack said are very similar.
     
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    Me too on the U...if you don't like Harrison or 10-8, maybe Warren.
     
  8. samuse

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    I like the Novak plain black .145" notch myself. Works well with a Baer tritium front.

    I had that setup on a LB Custom Carry.

    I just tried another 10-8 on my Springfield and I like 'em until I get outside. The serrations catch my eye, where the smooth Novak kinda disappears.
     
  9. GJ1981

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    The Harrison is cut deeper than the Heinie. Some people don't like that but I have taken a liking to it. There are some other minor differences.
     
  10. Quack

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    you still have the 10-8? i have a few black Novak's that are sitting in my parts box collecting dust.
     
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    Sure do.

    You have one with the .145" notch?
     
  12. Bob469

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    are there any options for the colt standard dovetail besides the GI type ? Everything i've found require the slide to be milled... which i'd rather avoid...
     
  13. Quack

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    there's sights out there. what are you looking for?
     
  14. Quack

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    nah, it's the standard .125" sights.
     
  15. Bob469

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    Something along the lines of a novak low mount or even the 10-8... would like something carry friendly with a plain or serrated face, no dots...
     
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    the Nowlin lowrider rear sight is what you are looking for. Looks like a Novak, but no milling of the slide.
     
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    Thank you Quack... Im gonna look into that one, i like it alot more then the GI's i've found although I like the harrison if i had to go the GI route... i forgot that i did see the novak that fit the colt but it looked horrible...

    I've also been playing with the idea of trying your infamous Quack trigger since i doubt i'll ever run into one in the WV area
     
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    You might want to look at an Heirloom Retro as well.
     
  20. Bob469

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    It seems that they have stopped making them ? And i saw that 10-8 makes something similar to it but it doesnt say that it will fit the factory dovetail...