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I'm considering purchasing a set of these sights for my XD, I would like to know if anyone has these sights on there XD and what they think. How are they during daylight range shooting?
 

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They are bright during the day, and bright in low-light.
Would you recommend these sights for a carry gun that is used for indoor and outdoor competitions as well. I would like to go with one sight set for all occasions. What do you think? Or would you go with like Trijicons or something else?
 

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Glock 26, 23 and 31. I love them. I will be putting it on my XD9 SC in a few weeks, but have other mods to do on it first.

I am in and out of buildings with different light ... I am in the sun and shade ... I carry open for my job. These sights work the best for me in all light conditions. I would put them on my Wilson CQB if they make them, but they don't.

I tryed HiViz on my glock fronts for awhile but the tubes kept breaking. These TruGlo's don't break ... or at least have not broken. Good luck and good shooting!
 

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I've got them on my XD40 and so far love them. They are superior in daylight compared to factory sights. Any fiber optic sight is a huge improvement. In dim light they are amazing. Again, the fiber gathers up lots of light and make them super easy to see. At night they are better than the Trijicons on my Sig by a noticable amount. Partly it is the size of the fiber compared to the small dot on the Trijicons, but partly it's because they are brighter than the Trijicons.

About the only complaint I have is that the front and rear sights are the same color. If they were to offer contrasting colors they would be the ultimate sight.

The construction seems durable. The fiber is covered by a clear plastic shell for protection, so I think the fiber is pretty likely to survive just fine. I use my XD for IDPA as well as general range shooting and some hiking. I don't worry that the fiber will get damaged or lost.

I'll be putting a set on my Sig when I have the spare cash, that's how much I like them!
 

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I have them and I think they are GREAT but try to keep the chems off of them or they might melt!!
 

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I just sent my gun in for some work and they are putting a set of these on. They told me they now have a amber front site and green in the back. :D
 

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Whoa........whadaya mean, keep the chemicals off them?? I exclusively use Break Free CLP. I have heard and read stories where products like Break Free Powder Blast will damage polymers, but not CLP. Will the CLP do damage too??
 

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At night they are better than the Trijicons on my Sig by a noticable amount. Partly it is the size of the fiber compared to the small dot on the Trijicons, but partly it's because they are brighter than the Trijicons.
You think that they are brighter than the Trijicons. I have always been told that the Trijicons were the best night site? Anyone else feel that the TFO's are superior to the Trijicons? I have been debating with sites to go with for quite some time now, and I still have not conclusive info to go off of. Its hard for me to believe that a product with a 10 warranty can be inferior to the TFO's that have (1-2?) year warranty. I just want to get the perfect site for a carry gun that is used for competitions as well. Let me know what you think.
 

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Fly-Sig said:
At night they are better than the Trijicons on my Sig by a noticable amount. Partly it is the size of the fiber compared to the small dot on the Trijicons, but partly it's because they are brighter than the Trijicons.
You think that they are brighter than the Trijicons. I have always been told that the Trijicons were the best night site? Anyone else feel that the TFO's are superior to the Trijicons? I have been debating with sites to go with for quite some time now, and I still have not conclusive info to go off of. Its hard for me to believe that a product with a 10 warranty can be inferior to the TFO's that have (1-2?) year warranty. I just want to get the perfect site for a carry gun that is used for competitions as well. Let me know what you think.
They are different "animals", if you will. For the Trijicon sights to glow bright, it needs to be dark. The TFO sights always glow, whether because of ambient light or the tritium component. In normal light conditions, the Trijicon sights will work like your current 3-dot sights. Does this help?
 

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Old School said:
tacomatose said:
Fly-Sig said:
At night they are better than the Trijicons on my Sig by a noticable amount. Partly it is the size of the fiber compared to the small dot on the Trijicons, but partly it's because they are brighter than the Trijicons.
You think that they are brighter than the Trijicons. I have always been told that the Trijicons were the best night site? Anyone else feel that the TFO's are superior to the Trijicons? I have been debating with sites to go with for quite some time now, and I still have not conclusive info to go off of. Its hard for me to believe that a product with a 10 warranty can be inferior to the TFO's that have (1-2?) year warranty. I just want to get the perfect site for a carry gun that is used for competitions as well. Let me know what you think.
They are different "animals", if you will. For the Trijicon sights to glow bright, it needs to be dark. The TFO sights always glow, whether because of ambient light or the tritium component. In normal light conditions, the Trijicon sights will work like your current 3-dot sights. Does this help?
Ya, I know it is taking me awhile, but it is starting to sink it. So for an all-around site most would agree that the TFO's are the way to go, and the Trijicons are a very well respected night site. How about the accuracy of the TFO's are they acceptable for competition, I am no hotshot shooter by any means, but I will be competing more and more with this gun. Thanks Old School, Whatever I decide, I will be buying from you.
 

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I just received confirmation that our next batch is due to arrive next week, by Friday. We have the GRN/GRN and the GRN/YEL coming in.
Darn you, Oldschool! Just when my credit card is all paid off....
 

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Tacomatose, the TFOs are as good as any sights for accuracy. In fact, they are probably better than sights with smaller dots because they are easier to see.

As to them being brighter than Trijicons, yes that is how they appear. The Trijicons are great in total darkness, but in dim lighting they aren't as bright as the TFOs which are probably picking up some ambient light via the fiber.

For competition I find the TFO's quicker to see than my Trijicons, so yes I'd say they are good for competition.
 

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Does any one have a picture with the tfo's on ?
 

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Did any of you change out your own sights?If so how hard was the factory sights to get out?Most smiths want 25.00 bucks to change em out
 

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Can't wait to order these and have Canyon Creek install them. Thanks everyone for your opinions and insightfull information
 

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Fly-Sig said:
Tacomatose, the TFOs are as good as any sights for accuracy. In fact, they are probably better than sights with smaller dots because they are easier to see.

As to them being brighter than Trijicons, yes that is how they appear. The Trijicons are great in total darkness, but in dim lighting they aren't as bright as the TFOs which are probably picking up some ambient light via the fiber.

For competition I find the TFO's quicker to see than my Trijicons, so yes I'd say they are good for competition.
Well, it sounds like these are the way to go for my application. The only other question that I have is about the life of the tritium in the TFO's. I notice that the Trijicons have a 10 year warranty, and the TFO's have like a 1 year warranty. What is the reason for this? And are the TFO's adjustable? Thanks for all the info.
 
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