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Old 03-16-2017, 09:06 PM
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Default PC shields: do the fiber optic inserts fall out?

I've been seeing reports lately. Is this a real issue?

I thought this could happen but then didn't see reports happening until recently
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Old 03-16-2017, 09:23 PM
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I think I have seen maybe just one thread on it here so far (believe it was on a PC); not sure if it was a more unique issue for that owner.
Myself, I have over 850 rounds thru my PC Shield 9 with 0 issues.
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Old 03-16-2017, 09:53 PM
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I suppose it's an easy fix. Anyone know what size rod they use?
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I bought my PC shield about a month ago. The first range visit I fired 250rds. The last 50rd were 125gr +p. I noticed the front sight fell off during those last 50 rds. Unfortunately, I was unable to find the fiber optic insert.


Later, I called S&w and the rep said the received a bad batch of sights from hiviz. The rep said to call hiviz and they would take care of it. I called hiviz and they sent me out two more front fiber optic inserts for free. After installing the insert, I shot about 100 more rds with no problems. I am however switching the trijicon hd xr sights becouse I want nightsights on my carry gun.


I have had a problem with the front roll pen moving out to the right, which prevents me from sliding the take down latch. I even posted a question on the forum but I one really had an answer for me.


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Old 03-16-2017, 10:08 PM
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I bought my PC shield about a month ago. The first range visit I fired 250rds. The last 50rd were 125gr +p. I noticed the front sight fell off during those last 50 rds. Unfortunately, I was unable to find the fiber optic insert.


Later, I called S&w and the rep said the received a bad batch of sights from hiviz. The rep said to call hiviz and they would take care of it. I called hiviz and they sent me out two more front fiber optic inserts for free. After installing the insert, I shot about 100 more rds with no problems. I am however switching the trijicon hd xr sights becouse I want nightsights on my carry gun.


I have had a problem with the front roll pen moving out to the right, which prevents me from sliding the take down latch. I even posted a question on the forum but I one really had an answer for me.


Hope this helps.
It does. Put up a picture of your issue? Is it the roll pin that is lower left below the takedown lever? That is a roll pin and should not move. Maybe they used one too small? Send it back.


BTW how do replace the hiviz insert

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It does. Put up a picture of your issue? Is it the roll pin that is lower left below the takedown lever? That is a roll pin and should not move. Maybe they used one too small? Send it back.


BTW how do replace the hiviz insert


Yes it is the pen located located below the take down lever.


The hiviz optic insert actually snaps into place. Hiviz makes a tool to install and remove the insert but I never received one. Hiviz just send me two green inserts, so I used the double lock pen on a handcuff key to push it in. You really don't need the Hiviz tool to replace it, just use anything that's the same diameter as the insert and push it in until he feel it snap into place.
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I've heard it happens but not anyone I know of... Have several and have upgraded to night sights on two of them. But all's well with the other one's... but I don't crawl thru stuff or am I what I would call hard on my guns either...
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