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Old June 19, 2017, 07:15 PM   #1
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Favorite Sights for Shield

Once again, I am going broke saving money. I succumbed to the rebate gambit and ordered a Shield in .45 ACP . On my 9mm Shield, I have TruGlo TFX with the combined tritium/fibreoptic sights. I like them but thought I would go with something different, like the TruGlo Hackathorn.
I doubt it will be a carry gun and cannot recall ever shooting a pistol at night. I do like a fairly large visible front sight . Suggestions from personal experience ?
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Old June 20, 2017, 05:46 PM   #2
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I had Williams Fire Sights on my Shield, which I liked just fine, but decided I wanted true night sights on it, so I switched to these AmeriGlo tritium I-Dots:

https://www.amazon.com/AmeriGlo-Trit...+shield+sights

It's just my opinion, but I have found that I can line up faster with these than with traditional three-dot sights.
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Old June 20, 2017, 11:27 PM   #3
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I ended up going for the one you have pictured , except I opted for the U-shaped plain black rear .
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Old June 21, 2017, 07:22 AM   #4
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To me the three Dot sights were just a blurred mess. I installed AmeriGlo Hawthorn sights and now on target a lot better
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Old June 25, 2017, 08:26 AM   #5
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I painted my front sight with flo orange paint, made a world of difference.

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Old June 28, 2017, 08:39 AM   #6
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How hard was it to change the sights?
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