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Night sights for Glock

Discussion in 'Handguns: Autoloaders' started by Rob_Watson, Feb 18, 2012.

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  1. Rob_Watson

    Rob_Watson Member

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    Just purchased glock21 and wanting to know if I should upgrade to night sights? If so which ones are good?
     
  2. Hedgemeister

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    I like the Trijicon HDs and Truglo TFO sights. I don't think you can go wrong with either.
     
  3. el Godfather

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    I use Mepros on mine. They have worked well. I think regardless of specific brand you should go for night sights. While at it, get threaded barrel, suppressor, and 3.5 lbs connector as well.
     
  4. rcmodel

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    Do you shoot in low light or at night?
    If yes & yes, then yes.

    Seriously, I have Meproligts on a Glock & two SIG's, and would buy them again.

    Trijacon & Meprolite offer 12 year warrentys on the green & yellow tritium.
    5 years on orange.

    Tru-Glo only says "Tritium glows continuously and will last for years".
    They told me once in an email when I ask, the warrenty is 5 years.

    rc
     
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    A friend of mine just showed me the new Trijicon HD's the other day which he has on his G19. All I can say is wow -- I was impressed. The rear notch combined with the front post and everything about the sight is ideal to me. Trijicon's got a winner on their hands with the HD's.
     
  6. Geneseo1911

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    I went with Trijicons because Trijicon will re-lamp the sights for $54, while the other make you simply buy new sights (or so I understand).
     
  7. BCMjUnKiE

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    Trijicon's are what I have on my G27 and Beretta 96 A1. Super Bright.
    My M&P I went with the VTAC NS.
     
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    The only way to ( GLOW ) go is trijicon for me. Here in Alaska it is mostly low light all winter long. Have them on all of my handguns and also on my AR's.
     
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    I'm not trying to tell you which is best. But... I have the TruGlo TFO's and also Meps on a couple of Glocks. The TFO's are nice in low light and the Mep's are better for one-handed cocking on a belt. I have never looked at Trijicon's but have read that their ghost rings are painted. The Mep ghost ring is plastic. A ghost ring is the little white circle around the tritium piece. The part that glows is fiber optic cable impregnated with tritium gas which glows. I understand that this is made in Israel and licensed to be sold to Trijicon which in turn resells it to Meprolite and TruGlo. So, there you have it... Everything I know or think I know about night sights. There are other brands that have great reputations also.
     
  10. dirtengineer

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    I have meprolight and TFO on two different guns. The TFO are way brighter if there is any ambient light. The meprolight are brighter in total darkness. I prefer the TFO, but am happy with the meprolight.
     
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    the stock glock night sights are great.
    ive had one set of mepros and one set of trijicons and the trijicons were brighter and better imo
     
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    +1 for TFO's on a Glock
     
  13. GunNut

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    Ameriglo makes great sights and they use Trijicon vials, I've got them on all of my Glock handguns.
     
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    i got meps on my G19. im happy.
     
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    I run night sights on all of my guns that see carry duty and I have to say I think that they are worth it. I generally carry glocks and the plastic sights were a big turn off to me as they look fragile so thats what led me to after market night sights. I will give a thumbs up for XS night sights but it took along time for me to warm up to them as they function like a true combat sight and precision takes alot of practice '' for me'' but they come up fast and work at 10 yds or less.
     
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    I had Glock install Glock factory night sighs on my G26. They are really great. I like using them in daylight just about as much as the old factory sights. I miss the rear white U outline. $50 installed is not a bad deal.
     

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    My G26 Gen4 has Ameriglo Pro Operator sights that are Orange/green in front and Yellow in rear...

    Had to buy a sight pusher to install rear sight...but worth the money, because I will lend it to anyone who pm's me...and pays for their own postage.
     
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    put XS big dot on my SP101, so pleased that plan on removing the Americaglo off my Glock 29 SF and replace with XS sight. Not much of a decision since i lost the americaglow front sight. Stuck a normal something on as a replacement. XS sights are for Close quarters . . Don't think i will ever be capable of 2 inch group at any distance. Old and terrrible eyesight. Watch my neighbor shoot, wish i could be a tenth as accurate
     
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    I do like the XS sights on a smaller handgun. Have not tried them on a Glock.
     
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    Ameriglo Hack front with i-Dot Pro yellow back is what I prefer right now.

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    XS 24/7 Big Dot's on all 5 of my Glocks.
     
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    I really like the Truglo TFO sights. Fiber optic and tritium both. Win/win. In real darkness the tritium isn't as bright as dedicated tritium sights, but I still like them better. Of course I also have a Streamilght TLR-1 on my nightstand gun.
     
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    AmeriGlo Hacks.
     
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