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Old September 25, 2013, 07:11 PM   #1
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fiber optic sights help

My Ruger SR1911 the 2nd replacement stock Novak sight just broke. I refuse to put another one I want to put a fiber optic sights on it. Any body have any knowledge on these sights??
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Old September 25, 2013, 07:16 PM   #2
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Front?

Brazos Lightning Rod has the longest and brightest FO insert.
Dawson has the narrow blade and fine bead that is popular now. Also better protected than others I have seen.

I don't use a FO rear and cannot help there.
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Old September 25, 2013, 07:28 PM   #3
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Going to have to do some homwwark

I know that on many of their models, Ruger uses Hi-Viz and Williams. I do not know if they make one for the SR1911. Hi-Viz does make a front sight for a 1911 but do not know if this dovetail is standard/the same. ....


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Old September 25, 2013, 07:28 PM   #4
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Use Dawson's sights. Blacked out rear and fiber optic front of your choice. Or black front with a gold bead
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Old September 26, 2013, 11:59 AM   #5
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From Shopruger.com

http://shopruger.com/Sights/products/579/

Ruger's online site.
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Old September 26, 2013, 12:06 PM   #6
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I have Dawson's on 4 pistols. Clean round dot.
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Old September 26, 2013, 01:13 PM   #7
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I have a fiber optic front site on my Tanfoglio Witness Stock 10mm. I like it on a range gun, which is what my 10mm is.

However, I am wondering how did you break your Novak site? The fiber optic site, though it has not given me any problem, probably would not stand up to the abuse of a Novak steel site.
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