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Old January 6th, 2017, 12:15 PM   #1
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Reflex sight on my Shield

I sent the Slide for my Shield to Galloway to have it milled for a Jpoint.

The shield has quite a bit of meat in the top of the slide, and several shops tell me it can be milled deep enough that the stock height sights will co-witness with the Jpoint.

I bought a second Shield so I could send mine off for the milling and still have one for EDC

The Jpoint came today, pretty nice little sight.



It's a circle dot reticle, dot for fine work, and a circle for fast acquisition




Just an idea of what it will look like, sitting on top of the backup slide.

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Old January 6th, 2017, 05:05 PM   #2
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Please update this thread when you get it all set up.
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Please update this thread when you get it all set up.
Will do.

I posted this on another forum, and got nothing but flack.

I get it's not for everyone, but I thought gun guys would at least find it interesting.
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I'd like to get my 9c milled for a red dot. Very interested in updates.
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so you have a laser a perfectly fine set of light pipe sights a flashlight and now a reflex sight on what is basically a pocket pistol. hmm. you plan on using a different sighting system for each day of the week or all of them at once and how bout just putting it on a stand in the corner turning it on and circling it with Christmas presents. wont tell you what to do with your own money but it begs the question. is this the only gun your able to own, so your putting everything imaginable on it because you cant have another to accessorize? asking because its obvious you could of bought another 2 or 3 shields or fs m&p`s by the time you get done dressing it out.

ok sorry i didnt want to rant, didnt want to go this route , but your frickin insane.
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I like it... ain`t nobody else done it yet... so i say keep going Steve...!!!!
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I sent the Slide for my Shield to Galloway to have it milled for a Jpoint.

The shield has quite a bit of meat in the top of the slide, and several shops tell me it can be milled deep enough that the stock height sights will co-witness with the Jpoint.

I bought a second Shield so I could send mine off for the milling and still have one for EDC

The Jpoint came today, pretty nice little sight.
Steve, where did you get the sight, and if you dont mind me asking, how much was it. I`ve got a couple other guns i wouldnt mind doing this to.
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I like it... ain`t nobody else done it yet... so i say keep going Steve...!!!!
Actually, there are quite a few out there already. I found 4 or 5 shops that have done enough to advertise the service.

I got the sight on Amazon, $229.
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so you have a laser a perfectly fine set of light pipe sights a flashlight and now a reflex sight on what is basically a pocket pistol. hmm. you plan on using a different sighting system for each day of the week or all of them at once and how bout just putting it on a stand in the corner turning it on and circling it with Christmas presents. wont tell you what to do with your own money but it begs the question. is this the only gun your able to own, so your putting everything imaginable on it because you cant have another to accessorize? asking because its obvious you could of bought another 2 or 3 shields or fs m&p`s by the time you get done dressing it out.

ok sorry i didnt want to rant, didnt want to go this route , but your frickin insane.
You're not sorry, you obviously did want to rant, you did want and chose to go this route, and now you've proven you're full of crap. Thanks for letting us know who you are.
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Will do.

I posted this on another forum, and got nothing but flack.

I get it's not for everyone, but I thought gun guys would at least find it interesting.
I can see where younger guys with perfect vision wouldn't be interested, but I've been around the block a few times and my vision isn't what it used to be.

I just wish some manufacturer would make an optic with a narrower base that wouldn't overhang the sides of the slide so much, maybe the Dokter optic? I think it may be .95 wide.

In any case, function over form.

This thread ran awhile back but it doesn't seem like it really went anywhere:
Milling the M&P40 Shield for JPoint?

In my case, I've been wanting a 4 inch Shield for awhile and I'm thinking of a threaded barrel with a compensator for mine. If I added an optic I would have a mini-Roland Special. Hmmm...the wheels are turning...

http://www.gunsandammo.com/network-t...cial-glock-19/


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HA! Look what I found.

SUAREZ RED DOT SIGHT PACKAGE FOR SMITH AND WESSON SHIELD




I doesn't look like they milled it all that deep though.

I'm looking forward to seeing how yours comes out.

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HA!

I doesn't look like they milled it all that deep though.

I'm looking forward to seeing how yours comes out.

Here is a pic from the website. These are the guys that are doing mine. If you go to this link, there are several pics, and you can see how deep they mount the optic. The Jpoint is pretty small, it overhangs a little, but I think it will be less than my RMR overhangs on my full size.

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NICE...!!! I might have to buy another shield....oh dammmmmm that would be to bad huh...lol
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NICE...!!! I might have to buy another shield....oh dammmmmm that would be to bad huh...lol
I will have a PC Shield for sale in a few weeks. Like new condition, 0 to few rounds through it.
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Here is a pic from the website. These are the guys that are doing mine. If you go to this link, there are several pics, and you can see how deep they mount the optic. The Jpoint is pretty small, it overhangs a little, but I think it will be less than my RMR overhangs on my full size.

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I really like the way they did that.

They got the glass almost all the way down to the top of the slide!

Also, once you get it all put together let us know what you think of the fiber optic and the red dot together in the same sight picture. Especially in bright sunlight.

One last thing, what does Galloway charge for milling the slide?

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