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Old 03-07-2019, 10:32 AM   #1
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Fiber Optic front sight

I am looking to replace the front sight on my Kimber Custom II with a fiber optic sight.

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Old 03-07-2019, 10:52 AM   #2
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I like the TruGlo sights. You could look at HiViz as well. I'm not sure if they make a sight for the 1911 but worth checking out. Depending on what kind of money you are willing to spend, maybe look at the TruGlo TFX Pro sights. They giver you tritium dots and fiber optics all in one.
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I too like the Hi-Viz sights, very bright and easy to see. Check with Dawson Precision I have installed several of theirs too. They seem to have something for everything.
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I agree with Paul--Go Dawson if you want just fiber optic. They're great! You might want to talk to them if you're keeping the stock rear sight to make sure they match up.
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I’ve got both Novak and Dawson fiber optic fronts on various guns. Novak uses a slightly larger fiber optic rod than Dawson. All personal preference though. I like them both.
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Iíve got both Novak and Dawson fiber optic fronts on various guns. Novak uses a slightly larger fiber optic rod than Dawson. All personal preference though. I like them both.
Yup, I agree. I've also used Novak's (they're just down the road). There are several different sizes of fiber being used in the industry. Dawson's seem to be some of the smaller, finer types Ö more of a target sight than combat sight. I really like the ones Sig Sauer offers for their guns too Ö they have the night sight / FO combos that work really well.
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