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Old October 22, 2010, 03:33 PM   #1
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Sights for Citadel 1911 3.5"

Just picked this little gun up last week and went shooting today. Very nice, had one hickup in the first 10 rounds, for the next 60 rounds with all three magazines it worked just like it should. I really like this gun.... It is my first 1911 and hope that it does not spoil me for only 1911's. It sure was a sweet shooting gun.

My question is (Yes I did a search) where could I get some night sights for this little gun??

I know you guy, gals will point me in the right direction.
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Old October 22, 2010, 06:52 PM   #2
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http://cgi.ebay.com/FACTORY-KIMBER-1...item45f639579f

http://cgi.ebay.com/Meprolight-Night...item53e08eb7f0
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Old October 22, 2010, 07:40 PM   #3
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Citadel 1911 night sights.

Trijicon -Colt sights should work. Call CS to verify before buying.
The thing is, you are going to need a sight pusher tool to remove the front sight and reinstall and align the new night sights. Your gun shop may be able to do this without scratching your pistol but you won't unless you have a universal tool.

Trijicon and I believe Meprolight can factory install the sights but you will need to send them your slide.


http://www.trijicon.com/user/parts/p...categoryID=7#3
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Old October 23, 2010, 12:10 AM   #4
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Thanks guys. Should novak sights work?
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Old October 23, 2010, 12:25 AM   #5
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http://cgi.ebay.com/FACTORY-KIMBER-1...item45f639579f

http://cgi.ebay.com/Meprolight-Night...item53e08eb7f0
All 1911 sights are not the same. The angle, width, and depth of the dovetail varies by manufacturer, and neither of those will work. The first link is a set of Kimber takeoffs which will have the Kimber sight cut. The second link is a rear sight with a Colt cut and a stake on front.

The Citadel 1911's are the same Armscors that used to be imported under the Charles Daly brand, and they use a proprietary sight cut. Sights with a Novak cut can be modified to work, but it will take some fitting.
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Old October 23, 2010, 12:51 AM   #6
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Novak does make night sights.

The Novak style is kind of a generic term for the style of the sight. The Novak "style" rear sight is pushed to the rear.

All of the leading night sight manufacturers make Novak sights under their own names.

http://www.novaksights.com/products/sights/index.html

If you choose Novak they can also install your sights.
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