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Old 10-20-2008, 04:54 AM
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The night sights on my 6906 are okay but dim and closing in on extinction being about 11 years old. In addition the "dots" are not that large and not easy to see.

So, what night sights have you used to replace the factory installed Novak low-mount sights? I'm looking for ones with tritium inserts. There are several on the Trijicon site but I'm looking for a specifice model that works well.

In addition the gun shoots low because I believe the rear sights are low. I prefer not to have to compensate and would rather have sights that line up better.
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The night sights on my 6906 are okay but dim and closing in on extinction being about 11 years old. In addition the "dots" are not that large and not easy to see.

So, what night sights have you used to replace the factory installed Novak low-mount sights? I'm looking for ones with tritium inserts. There are several on the Trijicon site but I'm looking for a specifice model that works well.

In addition the gun shoots low because I believe the rear sights are low. I prefer not to have to compensate and would rather have sights that line up better.
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Old 10-20-2008, 07:40 AM
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Call Trijicon's customer service. They will replace the lamps in the factory sights for around $70.00. You need only ship them the slide, so it's not like (cost, etc.) sending a firearm. According to their customer service folks, they ususally don't have to remove the sights, so the settings remain the same. FWIW
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Old 10-23-2008, 03:39 AM
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If you DO have to replace the sights I the think Trijicon 'long rear' are best of breed for S&W 3rd Generation pistols. They are a direct replacement for the Novaks, tend to be cheaper than the Novaks and offer a better sight picture. However, they are a real tight fit (no set screw like the Novaks have) so getting them on/off and adjusted requires a sight tool with lots of 'oomph'.

All of my 'social' 3rd Gen pistols either currently sport Trijicons or will in the very near future.
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Old 10-26-2008, 04:39 AM
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Try TOOLTECH in metro Detroit. Send slide and shopping list of what you wish and they will take care of you quickly. Google the name and get more information.
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Hello,
would you be so kind to instruct me on how to replace the rear sights in a 6906?
Thank you.
Regards.

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