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Old 08-10-2017, 04:56 PM
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I have a American Tactical M1911 Gl .45acp Pistol.
Is there a higher rear sight available for this Model (pistol shoots low)
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Old 08-10-2017, 05:04 PM
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If the front sight is dovetailed (can't tell from their website photo), that would be easier to find different heights in than a GI style rear sight.

Or you can also just file down the front sight to raise the POI like we used to do in the olden days
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Jimmy,

I have been looking at the ATI Commander in 9mm, and in my research, I watched Hickok45's review of the 45. He also encountered that the ATI Commander in 45 shot low, and he filed down the front sight. Unfortunately, he lowered the front sight as much as he dared, but it didn't fix the problem entirely.

From what I could see, the front sight is staked on, not a dovetail. When my 9mm Commander comes in, IFF it shoots lower than I am comfortable with, I am contemplating having an adjustable Novak rear and a Novak front, so it will be close to identical to my Ruger Commander in 45.
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I would find out what dovetail cut they are using. Is it Novak? Gunsmithing firms such as Brownells offer rear sight "blanks", that allow you to slide in a blank rear sight, then use a file to cut your own sight notch.

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