What type of sights do you prefer on your carry gun?

What type of sights do you prefer on your carry gun?

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    What type of sights do you prefer on your carry gun?

    I've painted my back sights black and painted the front fluorescent red/orange.

    I'm getting ready to take the plunge and have Dawson sights installed. Fiber optic red front and black notch rear.

    What do you like and why?


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    ...open,iron, and non-adjustable...

    ...less sharp edges...I learn the POA of the weapon...point shoot a lot and don't need precision sights...
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    Regular old 3 dot night sights. I point shoot too, so I'm not really focusing on my sights


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    Fixed, I usually paint the front sight a high visibility color
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    Point shoot also. No need for the bells and whistles for me personally for SD.
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    XS Big Dot sights - XS Sight Systems - Home
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    I have painted sights, but I am waiting on a set of XS 24/7 big dots....maybe i will get them one day.
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    XS Big Dots as well.

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    I put some Meprolights on my G30. Big improvement over the stock Glock sights both in terms of visibility and quality.

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    Factory sights here, its my opinion that when needed for self defense you wont be using your sights it will be muscle memory at that point I train once a week at the range for body mass shots and a few head shots just in case. But I cant say its not a good idea to have a decent pair of sights for practice.

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    Quote Originally Posted by breakingcontact View Post
    I've painted my back sights black and painted the front fluorescent red/orange.

    I'm getting ready to take the plunge and have Dawson sights installed. Fiber optic red front and black notch rear.

    What do you like and why?
    I run almost the same setup as you...I run Ameriglo 'Hack' sights on mine. Blank rear with Bright Green (fluorescent) dot up front (which also has Tritium insert).

    This setup works well for me because it forces me to focus on the front sight and I find that I can acquire a sight picture faster. And we all know that in a defensive carry situation every second counts.

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    Standard Glock OEM plastic sights. I have never tried anything else.
    I don't always carry two concealed S&W 500's.........JUST KIDDING!

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    I have stock sights right now, but intend to upgrade my LCR with an XS Dot soon.

    Not sure which route to go for the M&P and Glock out of Trijicon 3-dot or XS Big Dots. Any advice?

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    Trij's on most of my Glocks, even put a front Trij on my SP101 to aid in point shooting.
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    I will add Trijicon night sights to my Beretta Nano as soon as they are in stock again.

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