Question on "Fixed Sights" Glocks

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    Question on "Fixed Sights" Glocks

    So I am STILL waiting on my Glock 26 from my dealer (The wait is killing me) and something just came to mind. I ordered a fixed sight model. Fixed sight doesn't mean that they can't be changed out, right? I would like to put a fiber optic on the front and leave the rear as is.
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    I think it's termed fixed, in that they are non adjustable, it's my understanding all Glock sights can be replaced.

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    Fixed sight only means that they are not adjustable for windage/distance. They are able to be switched out, i had my LGS put Trijicon Night Sights on mine. Just be sure that if you don't change them both out to the same brand/set the sight picture may not be accurate due to the aftermarket sight being to high/low and not mathching up with the stock sights height, therefor you will not have an accurate sight picture/point of aim.

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    Yes, they can be changed.
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    They CAN be changed. Take a look at the XS Big Dots...I have them on my G26 and wouldn't have anything else..JMO..

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    If you're thinking about it, don't bother with the adjustable Glock sights - they're junk and will drift on you.

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    I considered them, but am very glad I went with the night sights. I was looking for a 32 with night sights, but the 23 seems to be just as nice...
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    Fixed sights on the Glocks are drift adjustable. The OEM plastic sights adorning most Glock pistols. You can rip 'em off and put something else in their place. Fixed don't mean permanent.

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    Quote Originally Posted by First Sgt View Post
    They CAN be changed. Take a look at the XS Big Dots...I have them on my G26 and wouldn't have anything else..JMO..

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    I completely agree. I love my XS Big Dot sights on my G26 and one of my G19's.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ram Rod View Post
    Fixed sights on the Glocks are drift adjustable. The OEM plastic sights adorning most Glock pistols. You can rip 'em off and put something else in their place. Fixed don't mean permanent.
    And...in MOST cases...once the plastic sights are OUT...they CAN'T be put back; the metal strip in the dovetail base "springs" and won't (easily, anyway...) slide back into the groove.....
    Of course...I don't see why you'd WANT to....

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    Ram, you're exactly right--in fact they may just rip themselves off the gun for you...<g>

    First Sgt--I respectfully disagree. the XS sights are, in this Marine's opinon,a gimmick looking for a problem to solve. Put that golf ball in a swail on your slide and you'll never shoot group the same way again. <g>

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    If you are a right-handed shooter, don't blame the sights for low and left!

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    Yes, you can easily replace them...do so with Trijicon night sights for point shooting in low or no light situations.
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