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Old 09-28-2011, 09:06 PM
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Default XS Big Dot sights for Bodyguard 380 (*pics added*)

Swung by one of my local dealers today and my recent purchase of a BG380 came up. He then mentions he had a set of the XS Big Dot sights in stock for it. I heard they made a set for it but hadn't really seeked out getting some. But running into a dealer that had a set locally and could put them on for me was too much to pass up.

They really do make a difference, but look odd at first since they are so much bigger than the stock ones.

He also had some extra mags and a Desantis Nemisis in stock so I picked up a couple mags and pocket holster too.

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Thanks for the pics! I have heard they were available as well, but weren't sure how they'd look on a smaller gun like the BG. But I think they look pretty good, don't look too big for the gun at all...But most importantly, it looks as if they will work really well. hmm..something else to check into...
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WoW! Thanks for the post! I think you have the only good pics of them on a BG380 anywhere on the net. At least I can't find others. BTW, how much for the install?
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IMHO those are the best combat sights on the market for and SD gun.
Gotta love that big meatball up front.

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WoW! Thanks for the post! I think you have the only good pics of them on a BG380 anywhere on the net. At least I can't find others. BTW, how much for the install?
Install was free, sights were $80.
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Range report...
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the rear sight looks like a "snagger" and it's profile is kind of odd looking. Really doesn't look like it was designed to match the bodylines of the BG380. But, it does look like the sights can easily be viewed by the shooter.....much better than the stockers.

Are these the only night sight available for the BG380?

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Install was free, sights were $80.
Nice! XS wants $40 labor to install if I send them the slide.
I'm sure I could do it myself, but must be careful not to scratch up anything. XS's video on the Glock install is well done!
Would be nice if there was a Tritium line on the rear sight.
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can you get just the front tritium sight in either standard or big dot? I wonder how the standard tritium front dot would work with the stock rear sight......
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I just purchased these for my BD 380 and installed them myself. Let me tell you the stock sights were a mother to get out. Some filing was needed to get the XS sights to fit. Once completed they are a whole lot better than the stock sights. Was worried about fitting into my pocket holster but no problem.
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Thanks for the info guys. I am looking for night sights for mine as well. Not sure I like the XS ones. Still searching other vendors. The info in this post was super helpful to me.
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I have them on my custom commander....
They are very quick to acquire and a joy to use. Be certain you don't try bullseye, since the large dot makes for less precision accuracy....

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That is a nice modification. I was checking in Amazon for those sight, but I only find the one with out the green dot on the front.
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