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Old July 30, 2012, 09:07 PM   #1
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Tritium Inserted into front Red Ramp...?

I will be asking Tooltech to install 3-Dot Night Sights on my new S&W Model 627 2 5/8" (new version of the "Bloodworks" revolver).

Regarding the front sight, they tell me I can choose between 1) removal of the original front red ramp sight so they can insert a Patridge front sight with the tritium insert, or 2) they can drill into the orginal red ramp front sight to insert the tritium tube.

I much prefer the idea of keeping the original ramp sight, because it is less likely to snag on my holster or bellyband when drawing.

But I'm wondering what it will look like, with the tube inserted into the ramp. Will it look goofy? Will it look cool? Will it be effective?

Has anybody done this? Any pictures, so I can see what it will look like?

Thanks!
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Old July 30, 2012, 09:30 PM   #2
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I've not seen many tritium vials installed into revolver front ramps. I do recall seeing a vial "laid" length ways into a ramp... that was cool, but I can't find a photo to save my life.

This sounds like a carry piece, so you might look at the "round top" tritium sights, like the XS Big Dot Tritium... they call 'em "snag-free".

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Old July 30, 2012, 10:02 PM   #3
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I did consider the XS Sights, but they only offer it for the front sight...nothing for the rear sight. I'm want a 3-Dot system.

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Old July 30, 2012, 10:59 PM   #4
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3-dot... gotcha. Good luck with it.

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