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TATER313
08-16-2012, 5:20 PM
What nights sights has anyone used on the Glock? Which ones wOuld you reccomend? Thanks in advance.

223556
08-16-2012, 5:24 PM
I just got a set of XS 24/7 Big Dot sights for the G17.
Just aiming and dry firing it lines up naturaly and the tritum glows super bright in the dark!
Ive heard nothing but good reviews for them.

TATER313
08-16-2012, 5:42 PM
Cool just looking at the xs express big dot just before I came back to look here. Thanks for your help

rgs1975
08-16-2012, 5:54 PM
These seem to work well for me...

http://img816.imageshack.us/img816/9051/dsc06581r.jpg

http://img845.imageshack.us/img845/2641/dsc06587v.jpg

http://img528.imageshack.us/img528/286/dsc06585lo.jpg

223556
08-16-2012, 5:56 PM
Cool just looking at the xs express big dot just before I came back to look here. Thanks for your help

I actually got the Standard Dot, its the same just the Big Dot is a bigger dot lol.
I like the size of the standard dot, its just the right size in my opinon.

cindynles
08-16-2012, 6:18 PM
I really like TruGlo TFO's on my Glocks

http://i557.photobucket.com/albums/ss20/cindynles/IMG_0877.jpg

http://i557.photobucket.com/albums/ss20/cindynles/IMG_0878.jpg

http://i557.photobucket.com/albums/ss20/cindynles/IMG_0879.jpg

Q619
08-16-2012, 6:36 PM
I used to be picky with sights. Honestly, the cheapest mepro's or Glock factory ns work fine for me.

CK_32
08-16-2012, 6:43 PM
I have the factory NS on my 17 RTF.. Came with the gun (Blue label purchase). No complains here work at night and visible for day time.

MXRider
08-16-2012, 6:45 PM
Redback One by 10-8 is my choice.

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motorwerks
08-16-2012, 6:46 PM
I'm running Trijicon on my 17.

krispytapa
08-16-2012, 6:56 PM
I had the XS big dot. When I took a tactical pistol class, I didn't like how you had to "cover" the target with the dot. It's good for up close but medium to longer accurate shots are harder. I switched to my back up with stock sight and things were a little better but I felt the front blade was too thick. I like the sight picture better than the XS sights. After taking that class and checking out other classmates sights, I went with Warren Tactical Sights with plain rear and tritium front. I like having the space between the front blade and rear notch.

kauaibuilt
08-16-2012, 7:22 PM
10-8 performance f/r with gold or brass beads on my M&P and 1911. For the Glock I just received Trijicon HD's. Not even installed yet but excited to try them out - the orange is SUPER bright even in daytime.

Fried of mine has the Sevigny's (dot over dot) and doesnt like them - hes going back to 3-dot.

TATER313
08-16-2012, 7:36 PM
I ordered the xs express big dot for my new g27. The g35 I'll order the Trijicon HD's. Thanks everyone

MXRider
08-16-2012, 7:46 PM
I ordered the xs express big dot for my new g27. The g35 I'll order the Trijicon HD's. Thanks everyone

Curious why you would go with an inherently less accurate sight for a Glock 35 which is designed as a competition / gun game firearm? Simply put, the Trijicon front sight post is too wide for accuracy at distances exceeding 15 yards. Also POA / POI is not the best for that application. YMMV

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MXRider
08-16-2012, 7:48 PM
I really like TruGlo TFO's on my Glocks

A fiber optic sight is not a night sight.


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Holding Name 1
08-16-2012, 7:54 PM
I had the XS big dot. When I took a tactical pistol class, I didn't like how you had to "cover" the target with the dot. It's good for up close but medium to longer accurate shots are harder. I switched to my back up with stock sight and things were a little better but I felt the front blade was too thick. I like the sight picture better than the XS sights. After taking that class and checking out other classmates sights, I went with Warren Tactical Sights with plain rear and tritium front. I like having the space between the front blade and rear notch.

If you like the Warren Tacticals then may I also suggest the fiber optic fronts.

MXRider
08-16-2012, 7:55 PM
If you like the Warren Tacticals then may I also suggest the fiber optic fronts.

So are we talking about night sights or competition sights here?

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Jimmy310
08-16-2012, 8:02 PM
I run trijicons on both my glocks!

TATER313
08-16-2012, 8:23 PM
I also might just go with A c more sight for the g35

tal3nt
08-16-2012, 10:48 PM
A fiber optic sight is not a night sight.


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You are wrong

T.F.O = TRITIUM Fiber Optic.... They are tritium sights with fiber optic tubes

tal3nt
08-16-2012, 10:50 PM
Although they are less durable & unpopular (& not night sights..), I would honestly have to say that the factory plastic sights are king

greg916
08-16-2012, 10:55 PM
I use warren tactical night sights on my glock 35. Plain rear with tritium front.

I wish I would've got the tritium rear though. Otherwise, they are still great sights I love them.

ElDub1950
08-16-2012, 10:57 PM
I really like TruGlo TFO's on my Glocks

http://i557.photobucket.com/albums/ss20/cindynles/IMG_0877.jpg

http://i557.photobucket.com/albums/ss20/cindynles/IMG_0878.jpg

http://i557.photobucket.com/albums/ss20/cindynles/IMG_0879.jpg

^^ These! I have them on both my Glocks.

fremont lapua
08-16-2012, 11:04 PM
I run the trijicon HD on my G19 and just took them out the first time today and am just low on a crystal geyser water bottle at 50 yards. They seem to work great for me and I am very happy with them. I went with the yellow. The HDs are for fast target acquisition and not accuracy as the rear sight has a wide u-notch and large bright front sight.

Dhena81
08-17-2012, 12:46 AM
I really like my Trijicon HD's with the orange FS. What I like about them the most is the rear sight is not busy and blacked out during the day. They are very fast from the holster the front sight jumps out at you. But when it's not dark enough for a flashlight (the only time you would have a use for NS) they are bright enough to pick up quickly.

m98
08-17-2012, 1:30 AM
Trijicons ftw....the only ns i would install on my weapons.

MXRider
08-17-2012, 2:58 AM
You are wrong

T.F.O = TRITIUM Fiber Optic.... They are tritium sights with fiber optic tubes

Perhaps the set I had were dead then, because they didn't work as night sights at all.

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scglock
08-17-2012, 2:59 AM
trijicons are always a good choice

1000stars
08-17-2012, 3:03 AM
standard trijicons

http://glockstore.com/pgroup_descrip/4_Sights+and+Lasers/8028_Trijicon+Bright+%26amp%3B+Tough+Night+Sights/?return=%3ftpl%3Dindex%26category_id%3D4%26_Sights %2Band%2BLasers%2F

BlackDrop50
08-17-2012, 4:06 AM
I prefer Trijicon HDs.


Curious why you would go with an inherently less accurate sight for a Glock 35 which is designed as a competition / gun game firearm? Simply put, the Trijicon front sight post is too wide for accuracy at distances exceeding 15 yards. Also POA / POI is not the best for that application. YMMV

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They are accurate enough to hit a 10x12 plate at 50 yards. Even mag dumps at 20-25 yards are no problem and very fast and easy to get back on target. I probably wouldn't use them for bullseye shooting but for everything else they are better than most other sites. My POA/POI is dead on.

Shenaniguns
08-17-2012, 7:12 AM
I prefer Trijicon HDs.




They are accurate enough to hit a 10x12 plate at 50 yards. Even mag dumps at 20-25 yards are no problem and very fast and easy to get back on target. I probably wouldn't use them for bullseye shooting but for everything else they are better than most other sites. My POA/POI is dead on.


That also describes the Ameriglo C.A.P.'s designed by Dave Spaulding:
http://pistol-training.com/archives/5597 (http://pistol-forum.com/showthread.php?2345-New-Sight-from-Dave-Spaulding)

http://i941.photobucket.com/albums/ad251/SShenaniguns/IMG_20120721_112107.jpg

SouperMan
08-17-2012, 7:23 AM
I prefer Trijicon HDs.




They are accurate enough to hit a 10x12 plate at 50 yards. Even mag dumps at 20-25 yards are no problem and very fast and easy to get back on target. I probably wouldn't use them for bullseye shooting but for everything else they are better than most other sites. My POA/POI is dead on.

Same here. Trijicon HDs are a definitely worth the investment.

MossbergMan
08-17-2012, 8:02 AM
A fiber optic sight is not a night sight.


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TFO= Tritium Fiber Optic. These sights are an excellent hybred of fiber optic for daylight and tritium night sights.
I have these sights for my G-17 and G-22. If you have AES (Aging eyes syndrone) these are a great choice. Offering enough accuracy and visability for self defense and gun games.

MossbergMan
08-17-2012, 8:04 AM
Sorry MX I just saw your correction.

t0kie
08-17-2012, 8:32 AM
I also plan to change mine with 10-8 Performance like what I have in my 1911.

cindynles
08-17-2012, 8:39 AM
Perhaps the set I had were dead then, because they didn't work as night sights at all.

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You probably bought the TruGlo Bright Sight, not the TFO's. The TFO's normally cost around $130. If you paid around $75 or less, you got the fiber optic only sights.

Both sets of TFO's that I own are very bright at night. In fact they are a little brighter than the set of Trijicon night sights on my 1911 (all are marked from the same year).

MXRider
08-17-2012, 8:51 AM
You probably bought the TruGlo Bright Sight, not the TFO's. The TFO's normally cost around $130. If you paid around $75 or less, you got the fiber optic only sights.

Both sets of TFO's that I own are very bright at night. In fact they are a little brighter than the set of Trijicon night sights on my 1911 (all are marked from the same year).

Not sure, they came on a used Glock 17 I purchased.

MXRider
08-17-2012, 8:54 AM
They are accurate enough to hit a 10x12 plate at 50 yards. Even mag dumps at 20-25 yards are no problem and very fast and easy to get back on target. I probably wouldn't use them for bullseye shooting but for everything else they are better than most other sites. My POA/POI is dead on.

My point was that if you go with a thinner front sight post you will be better able to take advantage of the 34/35's longer sight picture for longer shots.

This is what I run on all my Glocks. The best way to describe them is a hybrid target/combat/night sight.

http://www.redbackone.com/#!proshop

Rule .308
08-17-2012, 9:12 AM
I have Trijicons, Meprolights, and a set of Big Dot sights. They all seem to work very well. I like the Big Dot sights on my 27 for concealed carry and the standard night sights on several other compact to full size Glocks work just fine. I would like to try a set of the TFOs some day though, looks like a great idea to me.

dem0critus
08-17-2012, 9:57 AM
That also describes the Ameriglo C.A.P.'s designed by Dave Spaulding:
http://pistol-training.com/archives/5597 (http://pistol-forum.com/showthread.php?2345-New-Sight-from-Dave-Spaulding)

http://i941.photobucket.com/albums/ad251/SShenaniguns/IMG_20120721_112107.jpg

I like these a lot. Never tried em, but they seem like they'd be easier to acquire than the three dot ones.

Shenaniguns
08-17-2012, 9:58 AM
I like these a lot. Never tried em, but they seem like they'd be easier to acquire than the three dot ones.


They are very fast in close and at longer distances.

teflondog
08-17-2012, 10:22 AM
I liked the original sight picture so I swapped the plastic rear sight with Glock's steel version. Then I swapped the plastic front sight with an Ameriglo night sight. I prefer to have the tritium only on the front sight.

MXRider
08-17-2012, 10:45 AM
I prefer to have the tritium only on the front sight.

Same here, I lose track of the front sight too easily with a 3 dot sight where they are all the same color.

USMC 82-86
08-17-2012, 7:19 PM
I have the TruGlo TFO's on a G19. I will probably put them on the G19 I pick up next Thursday. They are very bright at night and they are also very good outside as the fiber optic tubes take in a lot of light.

Oceanbob
08-17-2012, 7:54 PM
I have the TruGlo TFO's on a G19. I will probably put them on the G19 I pick up next Thursday. They are very bright at night and they are also very good outside as the fiber optic tubes take in a lot of light.

They work very well. At night they are much brighter than my Tritium sights. (same year).

In daytime they jump out with those fiber optic tubes. Here are two G29s with an overhead shoplight.

http://i54.tinypic.com/jj5wfb.jpg

Dont_Shoot_im_Chinese
08-17-2012, 8:06 PM
i only have experiance with trijicon but they work good

EWILKE
08-17-2012, 8:12 PM
I really like TruGlo TFO's on my Glocks

http://i557.photobucket.com/albums/ss20/cindynles/IMG_0877.jpg

http://i557.photobucket.com/albums/ss20/cindynles/IMG_0878.jpg

http://i557.photobucket.com/albums/ss20/cindynles/IMG_0879.jpg

these sights are very good and I will change out all of my guns when I need to replace the sights.

jpm804
08-17-2012, 9:29 PM
Definitely liking the TFO's better than my trijicons when it comes to brightness... love them on my G19.

sand951
08-17-2012, 9:34 PM
I just installed Trijicon HDs on my 21 and I can't say enough good things about them. Very easy/fast front sight acquisition.

SacTown
08-17-2012, 11:07 PM
I use the XS Big Dots. Extremely quick sight acquisition and plenty accurate for SD/Duty shooting.

stormvet
08-18-2012, 5:28 PM
I really like the Trijicon HD's

http://i188.photobucket.com/albums/z207/2814V/glock7-7-12007.jpg

.45 ftw!
08-19-2012, 11:59 AM
I have Meprolights on my 29 and TruGlo TFOs on my 21.

Lugiahua
08-19-2012, 12:17 PM
You probably bought the TruGlo Bright Sight, not the TFO's. The TFO's normally cost around $130. If you paid around $75 or less, you got the fiber optic only sights.

Both sets of TFO's that I own are very bright at night. In fact they are a little brighter than the set of Trijicon night sights on my 1911 (all are marked from the same year).

I got two pairs for 70 each, maybe I was lucky.
Truglo also covers repair if the tritium failed, you just need to call them first and send the slide with repair number. takes about a week.

1911Operator
08-19-2012, 12:20 PM
Ive always put Aero-tec sights on mine:

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y134/boss_406/IMG_1274-1.jpg

Low profile, and very nice sight picture.

scootle
08-19-2012, 2:00 PM
the first time i sighted-in behind the Ameriglo i-Dot Pro setup on my Glock 19 EXO, i was sold:

http://www.ameriglo.net/sites/default/files/gl204.jpg

these are very similar to the "Hackathorn" sights that I subsequently run on all my M&P9's now (FS and C). only difference is no rear-dot.

http://www.ameriglo.net/sites/default/files/sw433.jpg

something i discovered in a class with Louis Awerbuck is that i have trouble with 3-dot sights... the two-rear dots just give me too many things to focus on, so i'm sticking to single-front dot setups. the day-glo orange outline on the front dot is *awesome* too... i love it.