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Old 02-15-2019, 08:58 PM
gi1964 gi1964 is offline
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Time to update sights on my KC

I have over 16k rounds through my KC, however I have found I like the sights on my Wilson a little better: u-notch battlesight with front gold post.

My big question (looking from help from my esteemed friends here).... which Ed Brown u-notch sight will be more similar to the Wilson? Wilson is .145 wide and the EB options are .140 and .156.

My tendency is to with the .140 width. Any thoughts to help secure the decision? Thanks!


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Old 02-16-2019, 09:15 AM
JimF4M1s JimF4M1s is offline
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I have .140 on a few and one with .125 back when they would do that. All gold bead fronts. My Wilson's are gold bead and battlesights. A bit wider at .145 makes me have a bit larger groupings. I'd suggest getting a ledged rear 956-U-140 on your Brown. Ledged and serrated.
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Old 02-16-2019, 05:07 PM
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Thanks for the input. I think that .140 is the route to go for me.


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Old 02-17-2019, 11:01 AM
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I too went back and forth on which ledge sight width ( .140 or .156) to try and replicate the battle sight on my three Wilson's. I ordered the .156 and gold bead on the 9mm commander I just received from Brown. I think it closely resembles the sight picture from the Wilson battlesight. I'm glad I went with the .156. Maybe the battle sight is a tad wider than .145 although I haven't put the calipers to it. I think it all depends what you want from the gun as All of mine are for carry so I don't necessarily need the more precise sight picture that the .140 may afford you. Just an opinion and you know what they say about those!
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Old 02-18-2019, 11:36 AM
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It depends on what the gun will be used for. If the use is self-defense, USPSA or some similar fast shooting, then get the .156 notch. If the use is precision shooting at the range or in bullseye competition, get the .140 notch.

I got a new rear sight on my KC a couple years ago and am very happy with it. I went with the .156 because mine is used for self-defense style shooting. I find the wider notch to allow very fast sight/target acquisition.
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Old 02-18-2019, 01:25 PM
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I appreciate the feedback. Although it gets a fair amount of use at range, it is my primary daily carry pistol. The good news is that if I do not like the one I start with, it is easy enough to have changed.


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