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Old March 13, 2013, 09:17 PM   #1
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White Outline rear sight Vs. Dots?

I have a bersa tthunder 45 uc pro that I bought a new nickel slide for and it came stock with the u shape outline rear sight. I dislike the rear sight but can not seem to replace it with anything like dots or night sights. Seems no company makes a dovetail rear sight for the bersa yet. Anyway what are your thoughts on this rear sight good or bad. this is the first pistol I have ever owned with the outline rear sight that I could not change.
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Old March 13, 2013, 09:56 PM   #2
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I have guns with both dots and an outline and to be honest, I don't really notice a huge difference as long as the front sight is clearly visible to me. Now the figure 8 or snowman sights where you stack the dots is still a bit odd for me, but I only rented guns with those sights, don't own one...yet.
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Old March 13, 2013, 10:02 PM   #3
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I am just trying to get use to it. Just looks funny to me, however like you said once I am sighted in I am not using the rear sight
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Old March 13, 2013, 10:11 PM   #4
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I've found what I like best is a black rear with a decent U notch and a bright front dot. But pretty much just about anything can be made to work.
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Old March 13, 2013, 10:27 PM   #5
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Unless you want night sights, a little model paint will go a long way.
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Old March 13, 2013, 10:55 PM   #6
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I bought a Glock 19 with the stock white U shaped rear sight. All of my other guns have three dot sights. This was my first Glock and I didn't know if I would like the sights or not but I actually like them.
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Old March 13, 2013, 11:00 PM   #7
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I've used a sharpie to black out the rear sights on my Glocks. I prefer them that way.
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Old March 13, 2013, 11:07 PM   #8
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I don't have any problem with dots, or U's. What I don't like is the dot-dash of my KAHR CM9.
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Old March 13, 2013, 11:17 PM   #9
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im ok with the glock fieldgoal sights. not my favorite though. I put 3 dot night sights on all my glocks. much better for me
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Old March 13, 2013, 11:21 PM   #10
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I'm another fan of the blacked out rear sight with a nicely visible front.
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Old March 13, 2013, 11:23 PM   #11
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Blacked out rear sight and visible front sight here. Ameriglo Hackathorns for me.
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Old March 13, 2013, 11:40 PM   #12
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I've only shot one gun with the U shaped sight. It was a Glock 19 and I can't say I was to fond of it. My guns are 3 dots or night sights.
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Old March 14, 2013, 01:22 AM   #13
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White Outline rear sight Vs. Dots?

Turn the rear sight around. You'll be pleased with the result
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Old March 14, 2013, 04:23 PM   #14
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I found a local shop that might have a replacement sight for me. if they don't have both front and rear that will fit this gun I will get just the front
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