Sights for CCW

Sights for CCW

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    Sights for CCW

    Hello all! I'm fixing up my 1911A for CC, and want some input form you all. I have owned the gun for many years, but I had Bomar Target Sights put on it way back when. Now I want to change them out to something a little more friendly to CC. The Bomar's work great for target shooting, but hang up in almost any concealed holster I put the gun into. I do want night sights, so let me know what you think might work best, based on your own experience.

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    Was the slide milled for the BOMAR? If so that will limit your available sights that will fit in the milled cut.

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    I just got some meprolights put on my 1911 and they're excellent. They're the same size as my old fixed iron sights so they don't get hung up in my m-tac. It was a slight adjustment on the range since before I sighted at the top of my front sight and now I'm looking at the glowing dot a few millimeters below that.
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    Very likely your slide was milled to specifically fit the Bomar sight which is going to severely limit your options toward something else.
    See a gunsmith locally for direction and advice.

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    I agree you may be stuck with them. JFWIW the TFO sights are the very best sights for daytime, low light and in total darkness and I have used the majority of the competition at one time or another!!

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    Do what I did, leave the gun as is and buy another 1911. If the sights work fine for target shooting leave them for that and have a different gun to carry. It might cost the same as having a gunsmith fix the old one. Always better to have two of the same kind of pistol. You know the saying 1=0 and 2=1.
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    Harrison Fixed for Bomar Cut. HD-001

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    Once you are on that page click on "Show Full Article" to see pics.

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    I'd recommend Fiber Optic \ Night Sights. That would give you brighter sights day or night.
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    Well, with that Bomar cut already milled into your slide the Harrison (above) is the only fixed sight that mates to an existing BoMar cut.

    Now you CAN get No Snag BM Cut Tritium sights for your BoMar cut slide BUT, they are adjustable and NOT a fixed rear.

    There are no fixed BoMar cut Rear sights with Tritium inserts that I am aware of.

    Brownell's has a few No Snag - ADJ - Tritium to choose from.
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