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Posted: 7/13/2010 5:04:39 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 7/16/2010 11:16:14 AM EDT by SSMOKE]
My favorite gunshop. The one with the best prices, inventory and cool guys who there pancaked my Warren Tactical rear. Is this normal? I know it is extremely hard to remove the stock sights on a new XDM. Forunately they didn't break the stock sights, but the new rear is pancaked. Kind of disappointing. Obviously it doesn't affect the sight picture and there is no damage to the slide but it looks pretty bad. I knew removal was tough, but iwhen installing the new ones I was hoping for perfection. (Like on my Glock.)

For those of you who have changed the stock sights, did you aesthetically damage your new sights upon installation?
Link Posted: 7/15/2010 7:05:24 PM EDT

Anybody? Help me out here. Is it normal to damage new sights upon installation? I hate the way it looks on my brand new XDM9. Even the front Dawson FO sight has a punch mark on the side, but not nearly as bad as the rear though.
Link Posted: 7/16/2010 4:29:05 AM EDT
Unless it is damaged to where it doesn't glow I wouldn't worry about. I'd just put some cold blue on and shoot it.

I have the $500+ Meprolight USIT and still managed to mark my Heinie sight on my Glock. It happens.
Link Posted: 7/16/2010 7:23:36 AM EDT
When I sent my XD45c to my local smith to replace the stock sights with TFO he broke the old ones and the new TFOs. I then sent it off to Gilbert's Gun Shop, and XDTalk.com sponsor, and they are perfect! I should have sent them there first. They do tons of XD sights and look like they should when they do them.
Link Posted: 7/16/2010 9:30:33 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/21/2010 11:17:39 AM EDT by SSMOKE]
Link Posted: 7/16/2010 9:42:51 AM EDT
Warrens need to be fitted. those guys just bashed it in with a punch. Have them buy you a new one and install it yourself with a file.
Link Posted: 7/16/2010 10:48:20 AM EDT
Yeah that would definetly not be acceptable to me. Really destroyed the sides of those sights.
Link Posted: 7/23/2010 4:14:07 AM EDT
Originally Posted By Wash-Ar15:
Warrens need to be fitted. those guys just bashed it in with a punch. Have them buy you a new one and install it yourself with a file.


+1
Link Posted: 7/23/2010 7:10:47 AM EDT
I withdraw my previous statement. They beat the $*@& out of that and need to fix it. Mine were little marks those are scars.
Link Posted: 7/23/2010 7:23:28 AM EDT
Guess they dont have the sight tool, looks like shit. they could of at least blued it, to hide it more
Link Posted: 7/23/2010 11:06:45 AM EDT
ZOMG.......almost looks like a damn weld bead from the pic. Unacceptable
Link Posted: 8/21/2010 9:12:13 AM EDT
Holy crap they turned it into an AR....wow I'm.sending them a couple pairs of sights to jack up....
Link Posted: 8/21/2010 6:18:28 PM EDT
i would raise hell...
Link Posted: 8/21/2010 6:21:44 PM EDT
Unsat.
Link Posted: 8/21/2010 6:22:27 PM EDT
Agreed, don't attack the folks just the quality of the service- unacceptable.
Link Posted: 8/21/2010 6:24:10 PM EDT
Never again would they touch one of my pistols.
Link Posted: 8/21/2010 7:31:56 PM EDT
i would not accept that work on one of my guns.
Link Posted: 8/29/2010 5:34:22 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 8/29/2010 5:37:41 PM EDT by Melendez402]
WOW! they did a great job. That is some fine work could you please tell where they are located....like that I can have them install my sights .....................if that was my gun someone would have died in that gunshop........
Link Posted: 9/6/2010 5:57:32 AM EDT
thats' just f'd up
Link Posted: 9/6/2010 7:35:10 AM EDT
That wouldn't have left my shop in that condition. That's ridiculous.
Link Posted: 9/7/2010 8:19:29 PM EDT
Wow... I would raise hell for sure
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