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Old 04-12-2013, 08:35 AM
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Just got a hold of a .40 PRO core and was wondering if anyone makes tritium powered night sights for the fixed sights on the slide. I'm going through the macarena of trying to figure which mini red dot optic to go with, and would like to have the night sights as a great backup to this pistol. Any help or suggestions would be appreciated!
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Just got a hold of a .40 PRO core and was wondering if anyone makes tritium powered night sights for the fixed sights on the slide. I'm going through the macarena of trying to figure which mini red dot optic to go with, and would like to have the night sights as a great backup to this pistol. Any help or suggestions would be appreciated!
I've been trying to find fiber optic sights for the same reason and have yet to find any. Post back if you do.
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Make that a me two on the fiber optic sights. Darn
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I have a 40 cal Pro series and I found a TruGlo sight set on ebay. They work great. I was able to do the rear sight but had to have a gunsmith do the front.
Here is what I bought for a little over $40.

Truglo Fiber Optic S&W M&P Handgun Sight Brite-Site Red/Green TG131MP

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Does anybody make open sights for the CORE ?
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Since the CORE uses the taller sights they will probably be hard to come up with. Novaks would be my first call, might be possible to have the night sight tubes installed in your current sights.
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I have a 40 cal Pro series and I found a TruGlo sight set on ebay. They work great. I was able to do the rear sight but had to have a gunsmith do the front.
Here is what I bought for a little over $40.

Truglo Fiber Optic S&W M&P Handgun Sight Brite-Site Red/Green TG131MP

George
Does the rear sight hang off of the back of the slide? What work did the gunsmith have to do to fit the front sight?
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I have a 40 cal Pro series and I found a TruGlo sight set on ebay. They work great. I was able to do the rear sight but had to have a gunsmith do the front.
Here is what I bought for a little over $40.

Truglo Fiber Optic S&W M&P Handgun Sight Brite-Site Red/Green TG131MP

George
At the very least, I would like to check swap out my front sight to a fiber optic, have checked out the sight set (which looks like a generic pic of what they were styled like) is the set as tall at the OE sights? I am checking out all options before modifying my M&P before I spend up to $450 on a reflex sight and not be able to co witness through it.
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I just ordered a Dawson Precision fiber optic front sight. Says the fitment is for M&P Pro, and this thing is .305 tall, which is what the CORE has in front.

Will probably get this mid-week, and well report back about the actual fit. Its the 3rd sight from the bottom.

DP Smith and Wesson MP Fiber Optic Front Sights Detail Page
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I too bought some Trijicon M&P HD Night Sights for my M&P Pro CORE and they would not fit due to the RMR relief cut for the RMR in the CORE. The rear sight is totally different then the standard M&P Pro. The issue I have is that the .305 front sight is so tall for BUIS that it causes the gun to shoot low. I did some rough math and given my sight radius and the range (7 yards) I want to zero my gun for, I need to find a .186 front sight. I really want some HD night sights for this gun, I love S&W but because of the sights I have started to favor my Walther PPQ. Since I've been having a hard time finding sights for the CORE series, I just ordered the Crimson Trace laser for it, but I really want a set of IS where the POA is the POI at 7 yards and with the tall stock sights that is not possible. Any suggestions?!?!?
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Just finished speaking with Dawson Precision and they will make Tritium Night Sights for the S&W M&P CORE. Takes about 3 weeks.

Now I just need a CORE.
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We had Dawson make sights for our core. Just sent them the gun. Fiber front and all black rear. Very nice.

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Try these:
www.dawsonprecision.com SIGHTS REAR:Smith and Wesson Rear Sights:Smith and Wesson MP C.O.R.E. Rear Sight Category
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I have the dawson and they are great.
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