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I have trijicons on my XDM and ....I like them enough, they light up great in the dark, but aren't
that great in daylight, but I recently had the opportunity to shoot a friends
M&P 9C with the new True Glo TFO set
TRUGLO® | BRITE•SITE™ TFO™ (Green/Yellow)
all I can say is "wow" so easy to pick up in daylight and they lit up really nice in the dark as well.
.....I may have to pick up a set for my 9C and my shield.
I'd look at those, if they make a set for you specific gun that's the way I'd go.
 

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Hmmm.......... I love my HD's. I guess it depends on the individual. I have the orange front sight on my P99, and yellow on my P226. Both are fantastic in daylight and dark. I'd be careful with the TFO's, I had a set and the fiber optic came out of the front sight within a month. I googled it and found loosing the fiber optic is fairly common. Their warranty sucks too! I understand the TFX is better, but I'm bummed on what I was told when I called them. TFO warranty, 6 mo, Trijicon warranty, 12 years. Do the math.
 

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For me, yes, I love the HD's.

The original Tru-Glo's were very fragile, I lost the element several times from the front sight, after repairing it and gluing it back into the sight body several times, the tritium vial leaked and died.

While I liked that bright aiming dot in daylight it's not sturdy enough for a EDC gun that sees training/classes.
 

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For me, yes, I love the HD's.

The original Tru-Glo's were very fragile, I lost the element several times from the front sight, after repairing it and gluing it back into the sight body several times, the tritium vial leaked and died.

While I liked that bright aiming dot in daylight it's not sturdy enough for a EDC gun that sees training/classes.
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I ended up going for the trijicon HD , i was told that the tfo's tend to fade with time and being carbon fiber it can be worn faster than the material that's HD's are made ! Thank you all for the feed back.. i was going to try them but the range was close :( i will update after i shoot some
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If you've decided ANY tritium night sights are "worth it". Then your breath of options include DOZENS of brands/models. Trijicon has a longer, better track-record with professional door-kickers than...most. :yup:
 
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There is a difference between trijicon nights sights and Trijicon HD's. Both are very good quality - but I believe the HD's are a better choice as a defensive sight.

I have them on a wide variety of my defensive pistols. I have also shot them at night on a variety of targets, both illuminated and non-illuminated. My personal experience with them (somewhere over 15,000 rounds through a variety of pistols) has lead me to trust them completely. They just....plain.....work.
 

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I have 3 sets; 2 CCWs and an HD pistol. I also run them in our local IDPA matches on 2 of my guns (SSP and CCP)

Big fan overall. The orange front dot is larger and brighter than several of my FO front sights.

Chuck
 

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The orange front dot is larger and brighter than several of my FO front sights.

Chuck
"Orange dot"? On my pistols, it's a freakin' golf ball!



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Seriously though - I think that the large, highly visible orange dot makes a big difference in acquiring one's front sight in a hurry, and on staying focused on it when stress is applied. I saw an immediate improvement in my accuracy at speed when I went from a conventional 3-dot to the Trijicon HD's.
 

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"Orange dot"? On my pistols, it's a freakin' golf ball!



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Seriously though - I think that the large, highly visible orange dot makes a big difference in acquiring one's front sight in a hurry, and on staying focused on it when stress is applied. I saw an immediate improvement in my accuracy at speed when I went from a conventional 3-dot to the Trijicon HD's.
It is HUGE! I had a guy ask me after a stage what my front sight was, he could see it from the gallery! I find it helps me index into the target as I push out during my presentation.

Chuck
 

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Are trijicon night sights worth it for my everyday carry pistol.???
Hard to say. What kind of shooting do you want to be able to do with it?
 

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Are trijicon night sights worth it for my everyday carry pistol.???
I have trijicon on my Dan Wesson 3 dot, I have night/day mepro light tru-dot on my sig p239, they are a bright fiber optic in the day, bright at night but they are F'ing Huge, I wouldn't get them again for a carry I should have left the factory trijicon sights on the gun I would have been happier.
 

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Are trijicon night sights worth it for my everyday carry pistol.???
I would probably still like the front sight the Meprolights Tru-Dot day/night (fiber optic/trijicon) but trijicon for the rear and even both would have been fine trijicon, I love my green front amber rear on my dan wesson I see them great in the day time!
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