This is a discussion on Suggestions for fiber optic sights within the MP Compact Pistols forums, part of the Smith & Wesson MP Forum category; I have a Midsize M&P 45 and looking for recommendations on a Fiber Optic sights. Also are they available in different colors? With laser, I ...
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|July 13th, 2012, 07:56 PM||#1|
Join Date: Apr 2012
Suggestions for fiber optic sights
I have a Midsize M&P 45 and looking for recommendations on a Fiber Optic sights. Also are they available in different colors? With laser, I can't see the red but green is a beautiful site. Are there Green Fiber Optics, I don't know.
Thanks in advance,
|July 13th, 2012, 10:52 PM||#2|
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: 'neath a cactus...
TruGlo as well as Dawson Precision and others make fiber optic sights for the M&P. I got some Dawson's for my M&P22 and was impressed both with their construction and with the fact that Dawson shipped them with extra pieces of red and green fiber.
|July 13th, 2012, 10:54 PM||#3|
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Frederick, Maryland
Check out Truglo tritium/fiber optics -- TG131MPT (green). I don't know whether the deal still exists, but dunnssportnggoods on ebay had them with the bid startng at $30. I read about them in a post from basstracker17 and picked up a set for $31. They really are the best combo I have seen -- tritium for low light or dark, and bright green in daylight with the fiber optics.
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|July 14th, 2012, 07:38 AM||#5|
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Mesa Arizona
Dawson is what I use on my 45. If you have a hard time seeing certain colors you need a sight in which the color may be changed. Tritium-Fiber sights are fixed where Dawson and some others allow the fiber to be changed by end user. Fiber is available in many colors for very little cost.
Flourescent Fiber - Archery Sights-Replacement Fiber Optics
DP Smith and Wesson MP Fiber Optic Front Sights Detail Page
|July 14th, 2012, 07:52 PM||#8|
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Murphy, TX
I use the Dawson Precision sights on my M&P. Their front sight comes in different widths plus their rods are .040" in dia. vs. .060 that others use. I find that .040 is plenty bright for me especially when using the green insert.
|July 15th, 2012, 04:19 AM||#9|
Join Date: May 2012
I put an Ameriglo fiber optic front on mine in red(they have green too). I have a plain black Ameriglo rear sight with a "U-notch". I actually used them for the first time yesterday in an IDPA match and loved them. I really like the FO front/plain black rear combo. Feel like I was able to pick up the front sight really quick with nothing on the rear to distract me. I like the way the U-shaped notch looks and lines up with the front sight too. I was able to shoot accurately & relatively fast(for me anyway), so I am super happy with them so far.
|July 15th, 2012, 10:58 AM||#10|
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Salish Sea
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