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Old 09-06-2018, 10:07 AM
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I recently picked up a PC1911, love this pistol... though I have been rather disappointed in the lack of available aftermarket sight options for Performance Center 1911's
Still not sure why S&W offers night sights standard on the E-Series, but contrast only for the Performance Center

I have contacted Truglo, Trijicon, Heinie, and Dawson...
*Truglo states they do not make anything for the PC1911
*Trijicon states they do not make anything for the PC1911
*Heinie states as far as they know their #405P will work, but could not guarantee the fitment
*Dawson, I have not received a reply from

Would love to find a blacked out rear with a high visibility front night sight

I have searched the forum and interwebs, but most posts seem to be a year or older... I am hoping maybe someone has some new insight, or knows first hand of a sight set that will fit

Thank you for your time!
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All I can say is "droooool", I have the "E" Series.
Good luck, it seems to be a common complaint with the PCSC, I've never figured out why they did that either?
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Those sight packages are why I chose the E-Series over the PC version. It's odd that the more costly "custom shop" gun comes without the better sight package.

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*Update:
I have been doing a bit of research and thought I would pass it along for anyone else interested.

There seems to be a lot of conflicting information out there, however this is what I have been told by Dawson Precision

The Performance Center 1911's have a standard S&W 1911 rear dovetail, however there are (2) different front dovetails... either a .330 or .250
.250 is the same cut as the Pro Series
.330 is found mostly on older Gen1 PC1911's

I have been unable to find a front night sight option to suit my preference.
So I went with a fiber optic front, and blacked out rear
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*Update:
I have been doing a bit of research and thought I would pass it along for anyone else interested.

There seems to be a lot of conflicting information out there, however this is what I have been told by Dawson Precision

The Performance Center 1911's have a standard S&W 1911 rear dovetail, however there are (2) different front dovetails... either a .330 or .250
.250 is the same cut as the Pro Series
.330 is found mostly on older Gen1 PC1911's

I have been unable to find a front night sight option to suit my preference.
So I went with a fiber optic front, and blacked out rear
Can't tell you how many times I've bought the wrong sights for a SW1911 in the past despite manufactures/vendors claims they would fit. Dawson are the only ones I trust with such info these days.
They know their stuff and make a good product.
That said, be careful installing the front sight. They DO NOT recommend a sight pusher.
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