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Old 11-22-2010, 10:52 PM
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Default Bodyguard 380 night sights?

Are any available for the Bodyguard 380 yet? If you found some can you post a link. Thanks much.
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I've been keeping close track of all the BG380 information flowing around the web and haven't seen any night sights yet. Be patient. Right now everyone is busy getting the first models to shoot okay and developing holsters that fit. The BG is a very new gun and it will be awhile before the aftermarket kicks in. Someone might ask why you need night sights when you have a laser.
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Locoweed, I've practiced in low light shooting with it and just prefer a front post sight picture. With my other handguns(that have night sights) I know exactly where the bullet will hit because I'm confident in the gun and from practice. At this point in time, I just don't trust the laser yet. Maybe with more practice it will come.

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Haven't heard of any nightsights either. But some owners have taken to painting the front site with high visibility paint of some sort. Some using day-glo green, some white nail polish or enamel, etc.

Maybe try to find a bright green/orange sticker that would be removeable if so desired.
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Thanks Pittshooter, I painted it white last week and that did help.
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Since the BG380 is hardly a long range firearm, the laser should do the trick.
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Thanks Pittshooter, I painted it white last week and that did help.
Cool. What did you use for paint?
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XS Sights SW-0022S-5 Big Dot night sights for the Bodyguard 380.
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I'm seeing a lot of places listing these sights but nobody has them in stock. After shooting at a dark target in a dim range I can definitely see the need for them.
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Try this...

sw-380-bodyguard,New Novak Sight, White Dot, New Trijicon Night Sights (Set)
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Don't think my post went, but if this is a dup, I'm sorry


try this sight. sw-380-bodyguard,New Novak Sight, White Dot, New Trijicon Night Sights (Set)
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Has anyone tried the night sights linked above? I just want to make sure they fit before ordering.

Thanks!
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Default Night Sights for the Bodyguard

The sights Listed by Sgt Rock from Kahr will not work. The rear sight dove tail isn't even as wide as the top of the pistol notch. The front sight is too wide for it.

Not sure about the XS sights. I for one didn't like the design of them. Good idea, but I would be hesitant to change the "reflex" of what my sight picture would look if in a rush. Now, granted, the .380 would be best at a short distance and aiming wouldn't be a top priority.

Hopefully Smith and Wesson will come up with something on their own. Until then, I might be willing to try enamel or a phosphorescent paint.
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The sights Listed by Sgt Rock from Kahr will not work. The rear sight dove tail isn't even as wide as the top of the pistol notch. The front sight is too wide for it.

Not sure about the XS sights. I for one didn't like the design of them. Good idea, but I would be hesitant to change the "reflex" of what my sight picture would look if in a rush. Now, granted, the .380 would be best at a short distance and aiming wouldn't be a top priority.

Hopefully Smith and Wesson will come up with something on their own. Until then, I might be willing to try enamel or a phosphorescent paint.

I have talked to Kahr and I believe they will be changing their website search.
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I had the XS Sights installed on my Bodyguard 380. There not bad at all, allows for faster target acquisition. I think there worth having, and just as an FYI the company does offer LE and Military discount.

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Very helpful thread guys. I am also looking for new sights for mine. I love the gun but really wish I could get a 3 dot tritium night sights for it to replace the OEM ones. I'm having a heck of a time finding anything other that the XS version.

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Quick update . . . I have emailed several sight vendors about availability of after market sights for the BG. I did receive an email back from Novak Sights saying that they were working on some and they should be available this summer.

If I hear from any of the other companies I'll post.

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Another update. I contacted Trijicon Sights and they told me

"Thank you for your interest in Trijicon products. We do not offer the Night Sights for your application and there are no plans to produce them however please keep checking because we are always adding new items. We recommend trying to contact XS sights for the Bodyguard 380."

So . . . nothing from them either.
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I had the XS Sights installed on my Bodyguard 380. There not bad at all, allows for faster target acquisition. I think there worth having, and just as an FYI the company does offer LE and Military discount.

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jbex, How do you like the XS Sights now that you've had them for a while? And did you install them yourself or have a smith do it?

Personally, while I like the InSight, engaging it is not as easy as I'd like. Particularly, if I should ever need it in an instant. Adjusting it was fairly easy, but it is a little touchy. I'm just hoping that it stays put with continued carry.

Has anyone found any other night sights available? Reviews would be appreciated!
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I searched all sights, but no one has made them. So I tried using "Glow-On" paint. It is a phosphorescent paint. If it is left in any type of light the paint will glow in the dark. It seems to last about an hour or so before you have to recharge it with light again.

Not the best solution, but one that works until someone comes out with something better.
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Chevy, what did you do in the Airforce. Reason I ask is my son is in.
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Are any available for the Bodyguard 380 yet? If you found some can you post a link. Thanks much.
just have received my bg380 and need to up-grade the sights..
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