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Old 11-25-2012, 02:17 PM
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2011 tactical night sights?




I recently put trijicon hd night sights on my 2011 tactical. Problem is my groups are 2" low. Ive been told either my front sight is too short or my rear is too high. Trijicon only makes the hd sights in one size. Wht is anyone else using for night sights on a 2011 tactical?
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Old 11-25-2012, 02:55 PM
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If the groups are low the muzzle needs to come up, that means shorter front sights or taller rear. What distance and load are you shooting?
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Old 11-25-2012, 03:14 PM
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Tul ammo practice ball ammo. I think 230 grain. I shot at 25yrd and 7 yrds.
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Old 11-25-2012, 04:07 PM
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A faster bullet will typically raise your impact, you may want to try 185 gr. Outside of modifying your front sight I'm not sure what else you could do. Given that they are night nights,I'd be careful about messing with them. We're they installed by a gunsmith?
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Old 11-25-2012, 04:58 PM
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Does the front need to be shorter or would a shorter rear fix this?
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Old 11-25-2012, 05:32 PM
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It was installed by a gunsmith.
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Old 11-25-2012, 05:42 PM
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Did your GS sight the pistol in. ??
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Old 11-25-2012, 05:47 PM
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No he didn't I will be taking it back to him though.
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Old 11-25-2012, 05:53 PM
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Were you shooting from
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Old 11-25-2012, 05:58 PM
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Were you shooting from a bench or rest, what hold are you using, six o'clock or dead on ?? you may be able to adjust by changing you hold.
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Old 11-25-2012, 06:09 PM
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Does the front need to be shorter or would a shorter rear fix this?
the REAR goes in the direction you want the bullet to go.
Therefore, a taller rear

2" at 25 yards ain't much.
Different brand ammo can make that much difference (even with same gr wt bullet)

use a combat sight pic instead of 6 O'clock pic

and I'd try several brands of ammo too before you monkey with the sights
AND...shoot from a rest @ 25 yrds


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Old 11-25-2012, 06:55 PM
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Im aiming center mass using 230 grain steel case ball ammo for practice but im carrying hornady tap +p for carry. And I was shooting from a rest at 25yrds but off hand at 7 yrds.
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Old 11-25-2012, 06:56 PM
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I want point of aim point of impact.
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Old 11-25-2012, 07:30 PM
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Are the +P's hitting low also?
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Old 11-26-2012, 05:34 AM
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So if I file the under side of the front sight this should in theory raise the muzzel correct?
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Old 11-26-2012, 07:45 AM
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So if I file the under side of the front sight this should in theory raise the muzzel correct?
if it lowered the "front" sight, that will raise the POI


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Old 11-26-2012, 12:26 PM
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Thank you to all who gave some great infor/tips. I went ahead and bought a Kensight FULLY adjustable rear night sight for $85 new. This should without a doubt solve my problem.
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Old 11-29-2012, 01:12 AM
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Thank you to all who gave some great infor/tips. I went ahead and bought a Kensight FULLY adjustable rear night sight for $85 new. This should without a doubt solve my problem.
U got that part number by any chance ??? I'm looking into getting some new sights on mine as well
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Old 11-29-2012, 11:18 AM
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U got that part number by any chance ??? I'm looking into getting some new sights on mine as well
Kensight #: 860-636, $100 this is the FULLY adjustable one, they also have an adjustable one for elevation only, Kensight #: 860-626, $90 , . Midway USA carries them. Mines comes in today, im exicted to try it out.
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Old 11-29-2012, 01:34 PM
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thx.
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Old 11-30-2012, 01:50 AM
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The one problem with adjustable sights is that they break, and sometimes they don't fall apart to tell you.
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