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Old June 13, 2011, 03:50 PM   #1
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PK380 Upgrades Anywhere?

I've had my PK380 for 1.5 yrs now, and I love shooting it. Just wondering if there are any upgrades to this firearm yet? I cant find anything... not even mags other than walther made.

Also anybody have a link on how to adjust the sights? Manual says to push hard; yea its not moving. It shoots high and right.

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Old August 26, 2011, 10:12 PM   #2
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Old August 27, 2011, 07:36 AM   #3
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Also anybody have a link on how to adjust the sights? Manual says to push hard; yea its not moving. It shoots high and right.
Are the sights dovetailed in place? If so, you probably need to remove the slide, clamp it in a padded bench vise, and drift them sideways with a hammer and punch. This is normal; they're usually very tight so they don't "shoot loose". I recommend marking the sight(s) and the slide with a pencil beforehand to make it easier to judge how far you've moved them; they usually don't need to move much. It might also be wise to remove the safety levers first.

Regarding shooting high, some European combat automatics are sighted to hit POA at 50m- a remarkably long range by traditional American standards- and consequently hit 4"-6" high at 10-15yds. This can be corrected with a taller front sight or a shorter rear sight. The manufacturer may stock non-standard sights, or you can file down the rear sight. OTOH if I were you, I would just live with it and train yourself to aim slightly low. Aim for the bottom of the bull or the 10-ring rather than the center. IMHO a gun that shoots high is easier to deal with then a gun that shoots low because you can at least see the target above the sights.

Mandatory disclaimer: I do not own a PK380 and do not have personal experience with any of this.
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Old August 27, 2011, 08:03 AM   #4
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There's not a great deal of aftermarket stuff for this pistol. I've had mine for about as long as yours. Only thing I have bought are two mags (Walther) and an IWB holster (DeSantis Sof Tuck). I've seen the laser from Walther ($120+) but I don't see myself buying one.

As far as the sights go, I use a six o'clock hold on mine and it shoots pretty much dead center.

I really like this gun, but I'm looking to trade it in for an LC9. This might become one of my "wish I would have kept that gun."
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