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Posted: 1/5/2006 5:48:16 PM EDT
My G17 that I've had since 1995 is one of my favorite handguns, but has a nagging problem of always shooting low and to the left. Normal range shooting doesn't bother me, but after missing some steel plates at a GSSF match I've decided to put some adjustable sights on. I know the factory adjustables are only like $25 and I have a set of OEM adjustable sights on my Advantage Arms .22 kit. Is there one brand or style that all you Glock shooters favor or recommend?
Link Posted: 1/5/2006 9:45:58 PM EDT
Most use fixed Meprolight night sights. Shooting low left often is shooter induced(no offence) from trying to squeeze the black out of the gun while shooting or slapping the trigger. Have you let someone that has shot a lot with a Glock try it? One problem with adjustable sights is they are so TALL it bugs most people, besides once the fixed sights are on they don't move under normal use. Adjustable sights run the risk of being bumped off POA because of the height.
Link Posted: 1/8/2006 9:24:11 AM EDT
No offense taken. Actually, everyone who shoots it seems to have this problem. My father-in-law carried a Glock 19 as a homicide cop for years and now carries an HK as a federal agent. He offered the same advice until he shot it too. When I'm at the range i can compensate for it, but shooting small steel disks as fast as I can pull the trigger is less forgiving. I drilled the rack on almost every shot until I started holding high.
Link Posted: 1/8/2006 10:30:52 AM EDT
You could drift the rear over with a wood dowl to see if you can get it on target for windage. Seeing that the factory fixed sights are so cheap($4), you might want to try the next taller rear sight and see if that brings it up enough. That should equal about 3" higher.


Link Posted: 1/8/2006 5:47:53 PM EDT
I have had Mepro Light adjustables on my G17 since '95 and never an issue with them. Just put a drop of loctite on the front screw and you should never have any issues.
Link Posted: 1/8/2006 6:12:25 PM EDT
I have the MEP adjustable night sights. They are old enough to be getting pretty dim now, but otherwise no issues with them. My G17 has the rear sight drifted a little to the right also.
Link Posted: 1/11/2006 1:24:57 PM EDT
Thanks.
Link Posted: 1/14/2006 1:04:08 PM EDT

Originally Posted By LJUnaTIC:
I have the MEP adjustable night sights. They are old enough to be getting pretty dim now, but otherwise no issues with them. My G17 has the rear sight drifted a little to the right also.



How do you like the sights? They are on my short list of sight choices.
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