What do you guys think of these?

What do you guys think of these?

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    Senior Member Array ErikGr7's Avatar
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    What do you guys think of these?

    What do you guys think of these? instead of using lasers?

    Might be usefull in low light situations..

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    Not sure about "instead of" lasers, but more like "instead of" normal 3 dots or night sights. I've not shot with the Hi Viz, but know a few who love the light pipes for IDPA. Reputation is good for competition. I'll defer to someone with first-hand experience for real advice...this is just hearsay.
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    What do I think of those? I looked at them via the link provided, and I'm never going to give it a second thought.

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    Fine for daytime shooting but I'd rather have Tritium for night.
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    I'm not sure about them for handguns. I own one of their older (discontinued) front beads for my shotgun - it is all metal construction except for the plastic "fiber optic". Even if it breaks it'll still work as well as a brass bead. When I hit the light switch to illuminate the target, that hi-viz fiber-opticahoozitmaggigy is bright and impossible to miss.
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    fiber optics are great if you have a light source coming down right on top of the sight... for HD I would toss em to the wayside... for competition shooting outdoors - GREAT!
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    I think I'll stick with tritium sights on my sig. I might get these on my target revolver though.

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    id go with truglo's tritium fiber optic sights

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    Found this too. Glows in the dark for only $9



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    Hi Viz. My opinion:

    My USP45 came with a Hi Viz front sight from the factory as part of a limited run of pistols that H&K did. The sight is awesome in daylight, and would make an excellent sight for an IDPA gun, but in low light they are a lot less discernible.

    I prefer the Trijicons that are on my carry pistol for all-around defensive sights. They work in any lighting.

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    I have a case of ageing eyes and all of my handguns have HiViz sights. They really are a tremendous help in picking up the sights in any regular light to low light condition. Having said that, they are definitely no replacement for lazer sights in very low light to dark conditions.
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    Truglo - NOT on my guns!!!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by abjz71 View Post
    id go with truglo's tritium fiber optic sights
    I would not go with Truglo, I put 2 sets on my Kimber Custom II and both time the front sight failed. First one the tritium came out but the stick stay in, the second one I lost both. The response from them was well we don't know what might have caused that maybe cleaning solution. Needless to say I will not buy another product from them.

    Hopefully others will have or had better luck.
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    I would prefer some sort of tritium night sights on my pistol for low light situations. However for use in bright daylight or for handgun hunting, I think Hi Viz sights have merit.
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    I've hear good things about the fiber optic sights and they're quite popular on some of the custom weapons these days, but I don't think they're for me. I like my tritiums.
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    I have Hi-Viz on my P16-40 race gun, it works good for that, but I prefer Trjicon <sp> for my EDC gun
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