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Old February 21, 2014, 10:07 PM   #1
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best night sights for glock

what nights sights would be best for glock, that which will also work best in low, bright daylight besides at night.
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Old February 21, 2014, 10:11 PM   #2
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Trijicon GL01's are just what you describe.
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Old February 21, 2014, 10:13 PM   #3
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You can't go wrong with the offerings from Trijicon or Meprolight. I use the Trijicon HD sights personally, but it really comes down to preference when choosing between the specific models and colors from either manufacturer.
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Old February 21, 2014, 10:13 PM   #4
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I'm planning on getting HD Trijicon for my Baby 26.

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Old February 22, 2014, 02:27 AM   #5
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What's the consensus on Glock factory night sights option?

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Old February 22, 2014, 02:35 AM   #6
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I misread that. The Glock factory night sights are good, I'm pretty sure Meprolight makes them.
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Old February 22, 2014, 10:15 AM   #7
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Truglo tfo. If you haven't shot a handgun with fiber optic sights you need to. You will never be happy with a traditional night sights again. Go to the store and check them out. Trijicon also makes them but they are more money and the consensus seems to be their isn't enough differnece to justify the cost
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Old February 22, 2014, 10:24 AM   #8
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Sights....

In my view, the Trijicon HD orange-green sights are best. They are steel & designed for LE duty or hard use.
Many US police & military forces use Trijicon sights.
Wayne Novak, www.novaksights.com are impressive too. Novak is a top US pistolsmith. He helped co-design the S&W third generation series and the more recent SR1911 .45acp line.

I like the XS Big Dot tritium system too. It's fast to use & bright.
As stated, my 1st choice is the Trijicon HD.

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Old February 22, 2014, 10:43 AM   #9
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Tru-glo on my G19 and G30 -- great
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Old February 22, 2014, 02:14 PM   #10
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Glock stuff....

I forgot to add; www.Glockworx.com www.glockbooks.com www.glockstore.com www.glockmeister.com .

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Old February 22, 2014, 02:30 PM   #11
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I have a number of Glocks with factory night sights. The rest I put Meprolights on them, and you cant tell them apart.

Ive been thinking of giving a set of TruGlo's a try, but Im still a little leery of how they will hold up to hard use. I like the way they are set up, seems like the best of both worlds, but Ive seen a couple of the fiber sights come apart with use. Has anyone else used them hard with good result?
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Old February 22, 2014, 02:37 PM   #12
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Another vote for Trijicon HD's. I use the yellow front version. I have not found anything better. Fast to acquire and capable of good accuracy.
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Old February 22, 2014, 02:38 PM   #13
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Fiber optic sights....

I'm not a fan or supporter of most "fiber optic" sights.
They are bright & can aid marksmanship but they seem way to fragile for duty uses or concealed carry/open carry.

The small tubes look like they could snap or break quickly.

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Old February 22, 2014, 04:51 PM   #14
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I have had good experiences with the Trijicon "bright and tough" night sights. I have those on two of my Glocks.

On my regular carry Glock, I have Novak plain black rear with a Glock-brand front sight. The Glock-brand sights are almost as good, and a little cheaper. (The Trijicons are a little bit brighter, IMHO, but not decisively so.)

If you like Novak rear sights (which I do) keep in mind that the Glock front sight sold by Novak is *not* compatible with compensated Glocks (because of its length), and is significantly dimmer than the Glock-brand or Trijicon front sight. I don't particularly recommend it.
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Old February 22, 2014, 11:04 PM   #15
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another vote for truglo! got them on my G23 about 7 years ago and they still work great!
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Old February 23, 2014, 06:05 AM   #16
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I like the oem steel "bucket" rear Glock sight along with a oem Glock tritium front.
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Old February 23, 2014, 03:27 PM   #17
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R4E; ODS....

If you want to try a new concept, see R4E's Optimized Duty Sight(ODS).
This night sight line was T&Eed by a former SF soldier with training as a armorer/weapons expert.

These night sights aren't easy to find but you might like them.

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Old February 23, 2014, 03:54 PM   #18
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I'm casting another vote for the Trijicon HD sights. Most night sights are all the same at night (three tritium dots). But where the HDs really stand out is during the daytime: they have a flat-black U-notch rear with a bright orange or yellow-green front sight. Also, the rear U-notch is wide enough to make sight acquisition very fast; it gives you plenty of daylight visible on each side of the front sight even if you're using an isosceles stance.
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Old February 23, 2014, 04:51 PM   #19
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@ClydeFrog - those ODS sights actually look interesting. Have you seen them yourself yet?
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Old February 23, 2014, 06:34 PM   #20
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R4Evolutionstore.com

No, the Glock ODS sights are new.
I've yet to see them or shoot any Glock pistols with them.
Fox News did a article on the firm & it has a lot of + buzz. Unlike the new RIP 9x19mm rounds, but that's a different topic, .

I'm not even aware if R4E uses steel or polymer for these Glock sights.
The product descriptions don't say.
For sales & ?s, Id look here; www.r4evolutionstore.com .

The company may expand to other models like SIG, XD/XDm, Walther, Ruger, S&W M&P, etc later into 2014/2015.

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Old February 23, 2014, 07:55 PM   #21
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I just bought a set of Trijicon night sights for my Glock 21 and I love them. I also think they look better than the green sights.
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