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Old 04-30-2018, 10:59 PM
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Tru Glo TFX Pro or optical red dot? Must admit I don't completely understand the red dot and how it is installed
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Old 05-01-2018, 10:02 PM
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Tru Glo TFX Pro or optical red dot? Must admit I don't completely understand the red dot and how it is installed
I like my TFX Pro's on my 2.0 fs. I saw Trijicon makes a red dot mount that slides into the dovetail for iron sights.
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Old 05-02-2018, 11:39 AM
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I went with the Trijicon HD XR with the floro yellow front sight. #600850
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Old 05-02-2018, 06:46 PM
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I would not recommend the TFX Pro. Here are some pics of why.
As you can see in good light or sunlight they are bright.

They perform poorly in low light situations.

Complete darkness they are good.

Unless you are in very good light or total darkness they are very disappointing.


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Old 05-02-2018, 07:26 PM
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Smoke 33 is exactly right,
bought the same ones, not much different from the factory sights, wish I had spent the money on something else

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Old 05-03-2018, 11:11 AM
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I have the same problem with TruGlo. And am in the process of exchanging them for Trijicon Night Sights with the yellow front.
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Old 05-03-2018, 12:18 PM
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I agree with both of you and put it up at the top of my list of something I bought that was a complete waste of money!


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Old 05-04-2018, 04:42 PM
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I am still a fan of XS Big dot sights on my carry guns including the 2.0C
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Old 05-04-2018, 05:27 PM
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Trijicon HD. I'm sure others are good but I've always used Trijicon.


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Old 05-04-2018, 09:47 PM
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I would not recommend the TFX Pro. Here are some pics of why.
As you can see in good light or sunlight they are bright.

They perform poorly in low light situations.

Complete darkness they are good.

Unless you are in very good light or total darkness they are very disappointing.


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Excellent explanatory photos. Saved me some $$$
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Old 05-04-2018, 09:52 PM
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Excellent explanatory photos. Saved me some $$$


Glad I was able to. Let me know what you go with and how they work out. I need to find some new sights.


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Old 05-04-2018, 10:21 PM
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I am still a fan of XS Big dot sights on my carry guns including the 2.0C


I too am a fan of the XS big dots on my carry guns. I just put a set of their new F8 sights on my other 2.0 and so far I really like them.

XS Sight Systems, Inc. - Product Detail - F8 Night Sight - S&W M&P Full Size & Compact - $142.00
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Old 05-05-2018, 08:18 PM
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I just put Trijicon HD XR sights on my 2.0 compact. Being used to aiming with the top edge of the front sight on Glocks and other guns, it shoots around 2” low @ 7 yards. If I use the front dot as the POA it shoots better vertically, but that’s a less precise sight picture. I’ll try it for a few outings, but will probably switch to Warren Carry sight (plain Black rear/ FO front).
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Old 05-06-2018, 10:06 AM
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IMO Wilson Combat offers some pretty nice sights for the M&Ps.

Not a big fan of 3-dot sights, I prefer a gold dot front / black serrated rear. These are some high quality sights with lots of options. Been procrastinating on a set of Tritium .165 front / single dot Tritium rear on my 40c. Kind of a straight eight sight picture. Maybe with the Trijicon HD XR up front...
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Old 05-11-2018, 03:23 PM
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I just put Trijicon HD XR sights on my 2.0 compact. Being used to aiming with the top edge of the front sight on Glocks and other guns, it shoots around 2Ē low @ 7 yards. If I use the front dot as the POA it shoots better vertically, but thatís a less precise sight picture. Iíll try it for a few outings, but will probably switch to Warren Carry sight (plain Black rear/ FO front).
I'm in the process of installing the HD XRs on my compact, and boy the front stock sight is tight. It won't budge.
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Old 05-11-2018, 09:39 PM
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Wink Dawson Precision black rear and fiber optic front

anyone have these....am leaning that way- if you have them , let me know what you think
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Old 05-13-2018, 05:22 AM
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I like the TFX Pro, but prefer the Ameriglo Hackathorn sights. which sights for compact2.0


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Old 05-13-2018, 07:05 AM
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I'm pretty happy with the Ameriglo iDot. My middle aged eyes can't handle two big dots on the rear sight any more, and the orange outline on the front tritium really stands out well.
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Old 05-17-2018, 02:03 AM
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Stick with three dot sights with white around the tritium. That's the only way to go. Factory night sights or Trijicon Bright & Tough.

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Old 05-17-2018, 01:02 PM
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Stick with three dot sights with white around the tritium. That's the only way to go.
The variety of responses prior to yours would indicate that 3-dot sights are definitely NOT the only way to go.
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Old 05-17-2018, 02:44 PM
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The variety of responses prior to yours would indicate that 3-dot sights are definitely NOT the only way to go.
Blacked out is just bad practice. It should be the only way to go.

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Old 05-17-2018, 02:56 PM
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Blacked out is just bad practice. It should be the only way to go.

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Ummmmm.....BS

Use what works for you, though
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