My first try at installing sights...

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    My first try at installing sights...

    Was a success.

    Installed some Dawson Precision sights on my P30S, thought the front sight was a little off when I was done but as they say the proof is in the pudding.

    5 shots @ 50' from a rest




    Off-hand @ 50' (1 shot per 1-2 seconds)


    As for that flyer on the 8 ring....well don't worry about that guy...




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    Awesome job, and I like those sights! But JD, that flyer.....well...its a little more like a 7ring breaking the 8 ring line..
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    Scared the hell out of my the first time I did it. Banging on something with a hammer that's small and fragile and costs 100+ dollars was not fun...
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    Nice install,..and great shooting. Did you use a pusher or did you do it the old fashion way..?
    What we've got here is failure to communicate.

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    Quote Originally Posted by glockman10mm View Post
    Awesome job, and I like those sights! But JD, that flyer.....well...its a little more like a 7ring breaking the 8 ring line..
    That it is, but an 8 is an 8 is an 8.

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    Quote Originally Posted by los View Post
    Nice install,..and great shooting. Did you use a pusher or did you do it the old fashion way..?
    Pusher, was a little hard as there's not enough flat on the slide, had to use a wedge to keep the slide vertical.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JD View Post
    Pusher, was a little hard as there's not enough flat on the slide, had to use a wedge to keep the slide vertical.
    You did good, JD. Nice sights to boot!
    What we've got here is failure to communicate.

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    Quote Originally Posted by los View Post
    You did good, JD. Nice sights to boot!
    Thanks, I'm pretty happy with them so far. Not sure if I'm going to stick with the red fiber optic or switch to the green. I think if I were to shoot more in-door that I would go green...

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    Quote Originally Posted by JD View Post
    Thanks, I'm pretty happy with them so far. Not sure if I'm going to stick with the red fiber optic or switch to the green. I think if I were to shoot more in-door that I would go green...
    Can you change-out the fiber optic stick without having to replace the entire front metal sight?
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    Quote Originally Posted by los View Post
    Can you change-out the fiber optic stick without having to replace the entire front metal sight?
    Yes, you can.

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    Excellent.....
    What we've got here is failure to communicate.

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    Nice looking sight, I don't have the intestinal fortitude to try that myself, well done
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    Quote Originally Posted by jblives2ride View Post
    Nice looking sight, I don't have the intestinal fortitude to try that myself, well done
    You don't need Intestinal Fortitude, just a sharp knife and a small flame.
    What we've got here is failure to communicate.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jblives2ride View Post
    Nice looking sight, I don't have the intestinal fortitude to try that myself, well done
    Quote Originally Posted by los View Post
    You don't need Intestinal Fortitude, just a sharp knife and a small flame.
    Oh no, that's a new front sight. It took a little file work and a lot of patience. The fiber optic is easy. The sight itself took some work.

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    Well....1200+/- rds of Winchester Ranger NATO down range this weekend and the sights stayed on, must have done something right.

    I am really digging the fiber-optic front, even in a point shooting class I think the fiber optic paid off as a big glowing indicator withing my field of vision of where my muzzle was...

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