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Old 09-14-2018, 11:49 AM   #1
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For my old eyes these sites are really awesome fast and easy to acquire and accurate once you get used to them. Very short learning curve. But the other day my grandson was shooting the Glock 43 I gave to him that had those sites on it and between shots the front site flew off somewhere. So I emailed to the company down in Texas and ask them if I could buy just the front sight and they responded by saying they would send me the front sight for free under their warranty, which I was not aware of. So just to let you all know the sites are really great and the people that make them are awesome. If you haven't ever looked into them I'd suggest giving them a looksee. Anyway I've put them on the Glock 43, the Glock 19, my Smith & Wesson Shield, and my wife's Micro 380 CDPLG.
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Old 09-14-2018, 08:00 PM   #2
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I'm going to give the folks at "XS Big Dot" a "Ya Buddy" on this one. If they're going to replace that sight without question, Hell Ya...
I've never replaced sights but as I understand it the front is a bit more of a precise thing to deal with. There's a ton of YouTube "experts" advocating their preferred method, red Locktite, sandpaper, nylon punches and of course the Dremel fitment method to name a few. The sight pusher fitted to the specific pistol slide isn't generally what your search turns up oddly??
If they're sending out a replacement without knowing how the original may have been installed "HELL YA XS BIG DOT" :-)

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Old 09-15-2018, 10:48 AM   #3
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The Glock front site does not slide into a dovetail it has a threaded shaft on the bottom of the site which fits through a hole in the slide and a small little nut is screwed on from the underside of the slide. And of course all that is Loctited so I don't know how that thing came loose.
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XS Big Dot sights are the Solo of the aftermarket sight market. Sight falls off the gun or the tritium falls out of the sight.



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Limp wristed Big Dot haters! They're probably not using recommended ammo or just don't know how to handle the "BIG"dots.
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Limp wristed Big Dot haters! They're probably not using recommended ammo or just don't know how to handle the "BIG"dots.
At 1:30 in the first video where the XDS Big Dot front sight flies off the gun you can clearly see the shooter's thumb riding too high. Definitely operated related.
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