GUN Should I Attempt To Install Night Sites Myself?

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  1. KIDRR

    KIDRR Duck dog>* OT Supporter

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    Got some Trijicons for the Sig and some Mepro's for the Glock. Local gun smith wants $45 each to install. Told me "It's a nightmare to install them with the dove tail and bla bla bla". Looked over the instructions and they mentioned some special type of glue :eek4:
     
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    mzmtg New Member

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    I bought some nylon punches from Brownell's and did it myself.

    It was not a "nightmare" at all.

    TFOs on my HK:
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    i bought trijicons for my glock 23 at a semi-local gun store for just under $100 and they installed for free right there :dunno: took less than 15 minutes
     
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    Pay to have them done. I have heard tales of the gas tubes breaking or leaking when being installed with a drift.
     
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    minus Damn you, Damn the Broccoli, and Damn the Wright B

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    I bought my tfo's left the slide and the shop installed them.
     
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    minus Damn you, Damn the Broccoli, and Damn the Wright B

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    Then again you are in California.
     
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    If he is telling you it's a "nightmare" to install. Go to another smith. If he's struggling with those, he's not competent.

    I installed my own sights on all my pistols, from Glocks to 1911. You just need a little patience, a solid bench and the right punches.
     
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    I don't think he has to worry about that with his SIG or Glock.
     
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    :rofl: I mean the Tritium gas tubes in the sights
     
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    minus Damn you, Damn the Broccoli, and Damn the Wright B

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    :rofl: I knew thats what you meant.
     

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