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XS sights for IPSC?

Discussion in 'Competitive Shooting' started by MrAnderson, Jan 22, 2010.

  1. MrAnderson

    MrAnderson West Wash Co, OR Member

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    Has anyone used the XS sights in competition and what did you think of them?

    I'm looking at changing my sights. I want something I can acquire quickly. Besides an FO front sight and competition rear sight, was wondering about the XS sights.

    Thanks
     
  2. spengo

    spengo GLORIOUS CASCADIA Active Member

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    I tried them before and I wasn't really impressed. I think normal irons with 3 dots is faster, at least for me anyway.

    A lot of people like to use a fiber optic front sight at IPSC, you may want to look into that.
     
  3. Marc1911

    Marc1911 Portland Metro area New Member

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    Basic rear with fiber optic front is just as fast as the XS, and you have a much improved ability to make precision shots if you have a long shot or need to thread the needle past a hostage. You don't see anyone winning matches using the XS sights - if they were better everyone would use them.

    Just my 2 cents and worth what you paid.
     
  4. MrAnderson

    MrAnderson West Wash Co, OR Member

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    Thanks, spengo and Marc1911. Yeah, FO front sight was my plan, but I keep hearing how fast XS's are to acquire.

    Marc's point is well taken, if they were good for IPSC, everyone would be using them.

    I was just wondering. :)

    Thanks for the help!