Night sight advice needed.

Night sight advice needed.

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    Night sight advice needed.

    I've got a new Glock G20 on the way and am looking to upgrade to night sights. How are the Mepros? That's what I've been looking at. Any others or any combinations (front/rear) to consider? How hard are they to install? I'm no gunsmith but I turn a mean wrench on my HD.

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    Not that hard to change unless the sight is pinned or partially pinned. Use a sight pusher. Mepros are excellent.
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    Thanks Supertac45,

    Any advice on a good online dealer for the Mepros? Stick with one color front and rear?

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    I have Trijicons on my 17, and TruGlo TFO's on my 26. I prefer the TruGlos. Never used Mepros.


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    Thanks Rock and Glock,

    It looks like it will come down to the Mepros, Trijicons or Heinie Straight 8s. I've read that the Mepros and Trijicons are basically the same at night but the Mepros are better for daytime.

    Also, is anyone using a different color up front than for the rear sights? Can this help with alignment in nightime situations (keeps from aligning the front dot to the left or right of the rear dots and centered where it should be)?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wasabi View Post
    Thanks Rock and Glock,

    It looks like it will come down to the Mepros, Trijicons or Heinie Straight 8s. I've read that the Mepros and Trijicons are basically the same at night but the Mepros are better for daytime.

    Also, is anyone using a different color up front than for the rear sights? Can this help with alignment in nightime situations (keeps from aligning the front dot to the left or right of the rear dots and centered where it should be)?
    I prefer heinie straight eights personally; I have them on my 1911(and just ordered a set for my XD).

    I used to worry about the three-dot alignment issue at night, but I haven't experienced it. Usually, I can tell my wrist is pointing a little weird and the dots get farther apart when mis-aligned (roughly double the usual distance when evenly spaced).
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wasabi View Post

    Also, is anyone using a different color up front than for the rear sights? Can this help with alignment in nightime situations (keeps from aligning the front dot to the left or right of the rear dots and centered where it should be)?
    My TruGlos are Yellow on the rear, Green at front. Green means "Go"


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    Anybody know about this Heinie/Dawson combo:
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    What's the CGR Race Cut?

    What about the Warren sights?
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    Dang, too many coices.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rock and Glock View Post
    My TruGlos are Yellow on the rear, Green at front. Green means "Go"
    Same here. I have the grn/yel TFOs on all 4 of my pistols.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wasabi View Post
    What's the CGR Race Cut?

    Think he widens the rear notch.

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    Tru-Glo

    If you want good day and night visibility, give a serious look at the TFOs from Tru Glo. I have them on al my Glocks and it's becoming the most popular install we do at the gunshop.
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    I'm going through the same decision. I have trijicon sights on my 226 but I think I'm going to put the mepro's on my g19. This site is the lowest I've seen for both:

    Factory Glock parts and gun accessories for public safety and law enforcement officersWeapon Sights

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    Try this link Sprinco USA - P-T Night Sights They sell a brand called PT's the offer several colors and combinations as well as shapes. They use to offer a 15 year warranty. I have these on two different glocks. I had one go bad on a rear sight and they sent me a complete replacement set with no questions asked. I actually think these are made in Ft. Worth, Texas.
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