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USMC 82-86
04-25-2011, 7:11 PM
I started the DROS on my G19 today. My question is about the sights, I like the stock sights and shot the rental well with those sights. If I do decide to go to a NS or the Tru glo tfo sights. What have you found to be the best sights for a glock with minimal problems? I have looked at Novak, Heinie straight eights, 10-8 etc. Thanks also do you let a local gunsmith do the job or send the slide in for the work to be done?

trickyvic
04-25-2011, 7:15 PM
I love the 10-8 sights on my G19. I did the swap myself with a borrowed sight pusher.

cali_armz
04-25-2011, 7:16 PM
I started the DROS on my G19 today. My question is about the sights, I like the stock sights and shot the rental well with those sights. If I do decide to go to a NS or the Tru glo tfo sights. What have you found to be the best sights for a glock with minimal problems? I have looked at Novak, Heinie straight eights, 10-8 etc. Thanks also do you let a local gunsmith do the job or send the slide in for the work to be done?

ive got stock sights on my g19, and trijicon night sights on my g30. those have worked well for me.

Don the savage
04-25-2011, 7:22 PM
I have a truglo green fiber optic front on my g17 and used a sharpie to black out the rear goal post sight for a quick sight picture. Works great for me. Just bought a g20 and the first mod was the same sight on the front but I'm going to go with a fiber optic rear because I'm not using the g20 for uspsa like I am the g17.
Of course I hate the stock glock sights. They look like something that a non shooter would put on a gun if someone told them what a sight was without seeing one, especially the rear

l8apex
04-25-2011, 7:25 PM
I've tried a bunch of different sights on my G19, settled on Defoor Black/Black sights and Black/Front Green sight. Ameriglo retails them for Kyle Defoor. A close second for me would be a Warren/Sevigny set up. Prefer a thin front sight. Read more on it at M4Carbine - Defoor Sights (http://www.m4carbine.net/showthread.php?t=50868)

sammy
04-25-2011, 7:25 PM
I love the 10-8 sights on my G19. I did the swap myself with a borrowed sight pusher.

A BIG one + on that. 10-8 sights are on 3 of my 4 Glocks and have a wonderful sight picture. Another big plus is when you get a jammed case in the chamber it has a grab point on the front of the rear sight you can use to use to but up against a table, tree or whatever is around to get the slide to the rear. It gives you much more leverage than just using your hand. I have needed it on several occasions, all with factory ammo BTW.

tuliakby
04-25-2011, 8:08 PM
Mail your slide to Glock if you want night sights. Meprolights installed and shipped back to you for under $70.

RoundEye
04-25-2011, 8:18 PM
I have the stock Mepro night sights on my G23, and they light up bright and seem to do the job good enough. I am interested is XS Express Sights which are the dot the "i" configuration. I have heard mixed reports, some say that they are not as accurate, while others completely swear by them.

I just pick up a PM40 that has a dot the "i" type of sighting system, so I figure I'll make my decision based on my experience with those.

Stupendous_Man
04-25-2011, 8:20 PM
Mail your slide to Glock if you want night sights. Meprolights installed and shipped back to you for under $70.

All of that for $70? Are they any good? I don't know anything about night sights and haven't even looked into them at all, but I feel like I'd jump on that.

chickenfried
04-25-2011, 8:21 PM
If you like the original sights why change them? Can't remember why but I didn't care for the G19 sights. so I replaced them with a set of Sevigny Competition sights w/fiber optic front. The rear is oversized so a little filing to fit the dovetail and a brass punch were used for installation. Front sight uses a 3/16” hex screw, I believe most aftermarket glock front sights are the same.
http://www.cpwsa.com/warren_sevigny_sights.htm

hcheese35
04-25-2011, 8:24 PM
i would go with these :D

http://www.defensivehandguns.com/yabbfiles/Attachments/homeboy_night_sights.jpg

Echidin
04-25-2011, 8:31 PM
OEM plastic Glock sights work best for me in daylight. In low light conditions its meprolight or trijicon.

FUBAR
04-25-2011, 8:33 PM
Trijicon Night Sights.

djeddiebear
04-25-2011, 8:33 PM
Great thread, I just picked up a G19 as well. I do have to wait the 10 days though :( Anyways, my buddy has a 34 with the tru glo fiber optic front sight and that thing is great.

chesterthehero
04-25-2011, 8:39 PM
hi-viz (http://www.hivizsights.com/GL2006-Glock-Interchangeable-front-sight-P94C11.aspx) on the front.. stock goal post on the rear... i think i paid $25-30 for mine...

tuliakby
04-25-2011, 8:39 PM
Stupendous, according to Glock the meprolights are brighter with alonger

tuliakby
04-25-2011, 8:40 PM
Warranty over the trijicons and a lot cheaper. If you're in the IE ill split shipping to smyrna with you. Been on my to do list since I.bought my g17

l8apex
04-25-2011, 8:43 PM
When you make you decision and need an install, post up. Some of the members here have the proper tool for install including me. We will do it for free. Good luck with your choice.

cali_armz
04-25-2011, 9:09 PM
i would go with these :D

http://www.defensivehandguns.com/yabbfiles/Attachments/homeboy_night_sights.jpg

oh man, is that for real?

way too funny

IPSICK
04-25-2011, 9:53 PM
I like Warren Tactical Sights but if you like the factory sights, you should get the Trijicon sights for Glock.

barca101
04-25-2011, 10:16 PM
I have a Glock 19 and I have Ameriglo Hackathorn orange sights. There great. Another sight I would look at is the Trijicon HD which is similiar to the Hackathorn / 10-8 sights. It has the large orange front sight and a U notch for the rear with 2 dots. I may purchase one for my next glock purchase.

NOTARPilot
04-25-2011, 10:24 PM
all my glocks have trijicons ;)

Seiran
04-25-2011, 10:36 PM
I'm running the Tru-Glo TFO's in Green/Green and have no complaints. Easy to pick up during the day and in the dark, and easy to pick up again after you flash your light in the dark to ID a target.

Another set of sights that I like are the Heinie Straight 8's. I like the 2 dot style and found them to be very quick and easy to pick up and acquire a good sight picture with.

You can't go wrong with either.

locosway
04-25-2011, 11:14 PM
I started the DROS on my G19 today. My question is about the sights, I like the stock sights and shot the rental well with those sights. If I do decide to go to a NS or the Tru glo tfo sights. What have you found to be the best sights for a glock with minimal problems? I have looked at Novak, Heinie straight eights, 10-8 etc. Thanks also do you let a local gunsmith do the job or send the slide in for the work to be done?

I love my Warren Tactical sights!

http://www.dawsonprecision.com/ProductDetail.jsp?LISTID=800008D8-1212761702

They compliment the firearm well, and I'd have it no other way.

KVN
04-26-2011, 1:59 PM
I got factory NS on my 19 and Trijicon on my 21.. My 19c thats still in the waiting period has factory since its going to get dirty anyways.. I like the trijicon, there pretty bright but not obnoxiously bright

Wrex
04-26-2011, 2:17 PM
If your in Anaheim I'd just take a drive to Glockworx. I have heinies on mine just because I like having the same type of sight on everything.

emptybottle151
04-26-2011, 2:37 PM
ghost ring rear sight

bsg
04-26-2011, 3:05 PM
oh man, is that for real?

way too funny


i believe they've been out for awhile now.

mdhpper
04-26-2011, 3:06 PM
i would go with these :D

http://www.defensivehandguns.com/yabbfiles/Attachments/homeboy_night_sights.jpg

Good choice.

Hoot951
04-26-2011, 3:08 PM
ghost ring rear sight

Really?

DaveFJ80
04-26-2011, 3:20 PM
red dot

vintagearms
04-26-2011, 3:32 PM
Warren/Sevigny

gun505
04-26-2011, 3:34 PM
my 19 is stock gen one dont shoot that bad with it ,they grew on me however i have a g30 in jail that I am going to put some heinie sights on it still deciding in the straight 8 or the 3 dot ones.

coyotebait
04-26-2011, 3:56 PM
All of that for $70? Are they any good? I don't know anything about night sights and haven't even looked into them at all, but I feel like I'd jump on that.

My G17 came with the factory night sights, the are VERY similar to the Trijicons on my G30. Trijicons cost around $130 installed a few years back.

baz152
04-26-2011, 5:30 PM
Meprolight night sights are without a doubt the best made Glock night sights, those and the factory Glock night sights which are made by Meprolight.

tbhracing
04-26-2011, 5:32 PM
My 17 and 19 both have Trijicons. If you need a photo, please let me know.

:chris:

fuenstock
04-26-2011, 5:34 PM
I went with Heinie ledge 10-8 with the wide rear sight(QWIK). For my bad eyes they work great!

bsg
04-26-2011, 6:21 PM
My 17 and 19 both have Trijicons. If you need a photo, please let me know.

:chris:


great quality imo; i have them on a few of my w german Sigs. i have been considering the Trijicon HD.

415shooter
04-26-2011, 6:58 PM
Trijicon night sights

Stupendous_Man
04-26-2011, 8:31 PM
What's the real-world effect/difference between trijicon and meprolight? Why do you prefer one or the other?

reg290
04-26-2011, 8:33 PM
Tru-glo bright sights or tfo's are awesome. Got some on my 22 and they're dead on, and look battery powered because they're so bright. (See pic)
http://i456.photobucket.com/albums/qq286/reg290/IMG_0539.jpg

locosway
04-26-2011, 8:39 PM
What's the real-world effect/difference between trijicon and meprolight? Why do you prefer one or the other?

Trijicon makes the tritium themselves, and others use it in their sights. Trijicon has nice options like the Novak rears. Meprolights are good, and it really comes down to a personal preference I suppose. I personally like the Warren Tacticals that use the Tritium.

Tru-glo bright sights or tfo's are awesome. Got some on my 22 and they're dead on, and look battery powered because they're so bright.[/IMG]

Only problem with the TFO's is they seem to break easy, and the warranty on them really sucks.

midvalleyshooter
04-26-2011, 9:26 PM
I have the Warren/Sevigney night sights on my G19 and I like them. Here is a link with pics: http://www.cpwsa.com/warren_sevigny_sights.htm

Here is a link to a discussion with photos of many Glock sights:
http://m4carbine.net/showthread.php?t=58048

Keith

peter95
04-26-2011, 9:27 PM
I got Tru-glos and i love them. You usually wont find a problem with any night sights as long as they are of a name brand and not a ebay or china made brand.

Also, depends on what style you want. Good luck with what you want.... it is a hard choice, but you will love whatever you choose. Do your HW

bladerunner67
04-26-2011, 10:25 PM
I own a 2nd generation 19c, it's born on date is around 1997. It came with Mepro Night Sites that are just as bright today as they were when they were installed.

Dan in Kalifornia

DaveFJ80
04-26-2011, 10:47 PM
What's the real-world effect/difference between trijicon and meprolight? Why do you prefer one or the other?


I've said it a lot of times before (and have shown pics) and I'll say it again.... either one will work great for you. But if you put both of them side by side, you'll notice that the Meprolights are slightly brighter, but also more blurry looking. The Trijicon sights are very sharp and for me, easier to acquire a target in low-light situations... if that's what I was going for. Again, the Meps work fine for me as well but when you put them side by side, that's when you notice the difference.

And like I've said a lot of times before, get which ever one is the better deal for you since they'll give you the same results.

FantasticPlastic
04-26-2011, 10:51 PM
Mepros are on all of mine. Love them, but I do also really like the stock sights. Just wish they were metal. And glowed.:D