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Old 05-15-2018, 04:13 PM   #1
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Raptor FO sight -Suggestion

On my full size Raptor I would like to replace the front night sight with a FO type one. Kimber has none for sale per my contact...Has anyone experimented with a Fiber sight set up - not concerned about the rear as they have been painted black - Any suggestion???? If I can't do it, I'll just try hi-viz red paint....
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Old 05-15-2018, 06:21 PM   #2
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I would look at the TruGlo TFX Pro sights. Might be just what your looking for.
I have them on my Custom II and absolutely love them.
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Will do - what blade height did you use?

I looked at there site and I guess you ordered the Pro ORN - I am I correct? - looks like it would work - did you install? Did you need a sight pusher? Thanks

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Tru-glo is reasonably priced.
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I use Dawson Precision and have installed several when a night sight is not needed. They offer them in varying heights and widths of blades. They also have a "zero" guarantee and easy to follow method on their site to help you make the right decision.

Dawson will install too if you choose not to do yourself ... you only ship the slide, so no FFL middleman required.
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Old 05-17-2018, 10:07 AM   #6
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Mike will check them out today Thanks!
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Went with the Tru - Glo and picked up a set for $109 didn't think that was a bad price. If I like them I'll need 2 more sets....
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Rec'd the sights today and ran into a problem with the FS - The Raptor has scalloping on the top of the side and the FS is longer than the factory sight. So there would be overlapping of the scalloped design. Wouldn't effect the sight but would not look uniform. So, I decided to return it and look for something else. May call Dawson in the AM and see what they suggest.

WillyD thanks for your help...........Jerry
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Old 06-02-2018, 05:23 PM   #9
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XS Big Dots on my Pro Raptor. I really like the front sight pickup over the factory sights.
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Coralhead - did your point of impact change at all? Also how about a picture of the front sight? Thanks!
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