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1911 high visibility front sight

Discussion in 'Gear & Accessories' started by Cougfan2, Nov 10, 2009.

  1. Cougfan2

    Cougfan2 Hillsboro, OR Well-Known Member

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    I know I've seen them before, but I am looking for a high visibility front sight for a Colt 1911. Something similar to a HiViz or a TruGlo that will fit into the dovetail on the slide. Anyone recommend any particular brand and a source to get it?
     
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    AndyH Keizer, Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Cougfan2 Hillsboro, OR Well-Known Member

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    AndyH, Thanks! :) I had thought TruGlo made them, but apparently they only make them for Sigs and the Springfield XD. I knew someone made them for 1911's I just couldn't remember who.
     
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    reloadem Monroe, OR Member

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    packman coast Active Member

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    one thing to consider is if you want a 3 dot system or not. after going to a low/no light shoot at ofa i have been looking for a set of sights that are a different shape front and rear. i did experience miss alignment of the sights in a no light environment with a tactical light. i would have never thought this would happen but it sure does. just my .02
     
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    Cougfan2 Hillsboro, OR Well-Known Member

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    Packman, thanks for the reply. I will consider this for my carry gun, but the intent for the Colt Goldcup I just accquired is just to make the front site pop out more.

    Regarding your session at OFA, I have heard nothing but good comments about the training at OFA and am considering signing up for their basic handgun course for a starter. :thumbup:
     
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    packman coast Active Member

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    i have been around firearms all my life. my father shot match for the airforce along time ago.he has passed a long time ago and taught me alot. I went to the basic course after having my chl, just to expand my knowledge and i have been back for the dh1 and dh2 and will probably go back for dh2 again before doing the dh3 class.i feel anyone that is going to have a chl should attend classes of this caliber. they are #1 in my book
     
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    Cougfan2 Hillsboro, OR Well-Known Member

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    I appreciate the input. The more I hear about the OFA courses from people who have attended them, the more impressed I am, but I think I'll wait until there is at least a chance of good weather before I sign up.