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Discussion in 'GSSF' started by Pat S, Jun 21, 2004.

  1. Pat S

    Pat S Millennium Member

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    I'm looking to put an adjustable set of sights on my G24 for GSSF competition. What sights do you think are best for this competition?

    Thanks, Pat S
     
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    Fireglock Which is worse?

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    I'm partial to the drop in Bomars.
     

  3. Custom Glock Racing

    Custom Glock Racing I did it first. Millennium Member

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    Pat S Millennium Member

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    What's the difference bettween drop-in Bomars and CGRBMGL?

    Pat S.
     
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    Fireglock Which is worse?

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    Matt's just hawking his wares. He sells the Bomar drop-ins, some with narrowed front blade.
     
  6. Pat S

    Pat S Millennium Member

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    I went to his website and looked at his sights. Do all Bomars over hang the slide? Is there an advatage/disadvantage to this? How about the narrowed front sight he offers? Finally, who has the best price on this type of sight? I figured I'd try them on my G24 and if I like them I might put a set on my G17 also. I don't like the stock sights that came on the gun.

    Thanks, Pat S.
     
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    Fireglock Which is worse?

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    There's no real advantage except that they are legal in GSSF competition. The "melted in" Bomars can only be used in Unlimited. You can buy them from Brownell's but they won't have the thinned front blade. Thinning the front blade is easy, maybe a little time consuming, add a little cold blue and you're ready to go.

    A lot of competitors use the Bomars. For non adjustables the Heines are popular.
     
  8. Custom Glock Racing

    Custom Glock Racing I did it first. Millennium Member

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    All drop in bomars hang over the back. It does give you a slight advantage with a longer sight radius but the advantage is negligable.

    The sights hanging over the back would be a disadvantage for a carry gun but its no problem otherwise.

    CGRBMGL Bomars are drop in but made to my specs which are different than standard drop in bomars.

    My version allows the shooter to see more light on the sides of the front sight when aligned which most shooters find to be faster to pickup and more precise. In addition to a thinner front the rear has a wider notch and a different profile blade that offers a crisper sight picture.
     
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    Pat S,

    Matt's sights from Custom Glock Racing are the best sights you can use. Like Matt has described, the wider rear notch and the the special blade will allow you a better sight picture. The additional light allowed to pass through the rear notch will allow your eyes to focus on the front sight with a clearer image and with less strain. I use Matt's sights and my old eyes of 50+ years have no problem seeing the front sight with ease.

    Thanks,
    Bobby Carver
     
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    Amen...to the sights and CGR I have one on both my 22's...and the setup gives these 53 year old eyes a better chance of seeing whats necessary...;f
     
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    FYI, I just put a set of CGR Heinies on my 17 which I'm going to be using in GSSF and it was like "where have you been all my life?" Very nice target sights (CGR version w/slightly wider rear notch); like Bobby the warranty is off on the old eyeballs & they really help.
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    I have a set of CGR Heinie sights on my G36 and I like the combination very much. I may be wrong but I think with the Heinies the front blade is not narrower but the rear notch is bigger. Matt?
     
  13. Custom Glock Racing

    Custom Glock Racing I did it first. Millennium Member

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    Correct on my Heinies only the rear if modified but with bomars its both.
     
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    Matt:

    I think I'll give a set of your Bomars a try. A couple of questions for you first:

    Do you have these in stock at this time?

    What is required to install them?

    Thanks to all those who have replied to this topic!


    Pat S.
     
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    Custom Glock Racing I did it first. Millennium Member

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    I have them in stock currently.

    You need a thin wall 3/16 nutdriver for the front. The rear is a press fit with a set screw (you will need a 1/6 hex wrench). A pusher is nice for the rear but not required.