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Night sighsts

Postby lazyh » Sun Nov 01, 2015 9:27 pm

I bought a Gen4 Glock 19 yesterday and am thinking about having night sights installed on it. I notice there are three sizes, 6.1mm, 6.5mm, and 6.9mm. Do you have any suggestions as to what size I should get?

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Re: Night sighsts

Postby samuelrp » Mon Nov 02, 2015 5:50 am

I shoot low with my G19 consistently. So personally, I would choose accordingly.
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Re: Night sighsts

Postby Nathan » Mon Nov 02, 2015 11:14 am

samuelrp wrote:I shoot low with my G19 consistently.

Are you thinking this is a gun issue or a shooter issue?
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Re: Night sighsts

Postby Nathan » Mon Nov 02, 2015 11:41 am

lazyh wrote:I bought a Gen4 Glock 19 yesterday

Congratulations; is this your first Glock?


Do you have any suggestions as to what size I should get?

Unless you are going to utilize a suppressor, the 6.5 is probably the best choice; it is also the OEM size had your pistol came with OEM night sights. The 6.1 is for the single stack G43 and G42. The 6.9 is typically used on the 10mm/45. Please confirm this, but this is what I believe to be true.
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Re: Night sighsts

Postby lazyh » Mon Nov 02, 2015 3:12 pm

Actually I only own seven Glocks. I have a Gen 3 19 and decided I really needed the Gen 4 also.

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Re: Night sighsts

Postby Nathan » Mon Nov 02, 2015 3:32 pm

lazyh wrote:I have a Gen 3 19 and decided I really needed the Gen 4 also.

...I understand completely. :D
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Re: Night sighsts

Postby samuelrp » Mon Nov 02, 2015 6:35 pm

Nathan wrote:
samuelrp wrote:I shoot low with my G19 consistently.

Are you thinking this is a gun issue or a shooter issue?

It may be a shooter issue, but a taller rear sight may fix it right?
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Re: Night sighsts

Postby Nathan » Mon Nov 02, 2015 6:53 pm

samuelrp wrote:It may be a shooter issue, but a taller rear sight may fix it right?

I never recommend correcting a shooter issue by replacing parts until all efforts to retrain the shooter are exhausted. Have someone else shoot the gun. Don't tell them what specific problem you are having, just tell them that you want to compare how they shoot it and see if the same thing happens.
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Re: Night sighsts

Postby hkguy » Tue Nov 03, 2015 6:58 am

its definitely shooter issue.
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Re: Night sighsts

Postby samuelrp » Tue Nov 03, 2015 7:00 pm

I just adjust my sight picture. Can shoot well with it, just low.
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Re: Night sighsts

Postby Nathan » Tue Nov 03, 2015 8:20 pm

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Perhaps this diagnostic target will help, intended for right handed shooters.
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Re: Night sighsts

Postby MisterB » Tue Nov 03, 2015 11:08 pm

Maybe he's just a bad ass

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Re: Night sighsts

Postby Nathan » Wed Nov 04, 2015 8:17 am

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Re: Night sighsts

Postby samuelrp » Sat Nov 07, 2015 6:43 pm

I need some range time, maybe I'll try something different.
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