Glocks play a vital role for pistol enthusiasts. The partisan looks for a perfect shot and that is only possible with a good sight. A bad sight can never give you desired results, especially if you are targeting long distance shoots.
Other specification to look for while selecting the right Glock is to check how reliable and durable it is. Glocks do not add any weight to the gun, and require no maintenance. The objective is to be able to focus properly while aligning the aim with accuracy.
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Here’s a quick look at some of the best available glock sights in market both for novices and experienced shooters. This guide will not only help you with the selection of right Glock but also channelize you to find ways to make the most of your Glock by increasing its range, precision and reliability.
Check out the pros and cons along with the price range before making a decision. Read on.
One of the brightest Glock sight, the Meprolight has a brand image among Military as well as many other law enforcement agencies.
It is quite versatile and the Tru-Dot Night Sight series smoothly fits in most of the Glock 9mm models such as Glock 17, 19, 22 and 23.
For Tru-Dot any lighting is fine, dim or bright. The Meprolight Tru-Dot model sports three dots, with a green main dot while the bottom two are yellow colored.
This is the most preferable contrast option for shooters, as it helps to achieve target in much easier way. Meprolight night sights come with a 12-year illumination warranty, as offered by the company.
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XS Big Dot can do wonders for self-defense and in situations of battle, where your target is close. It’s not designed for long range shoots.
If you prefer white light for your sight, this is made for you. Its front dot is big enough for a clear vision and speed. The white dot concept is most conventional and easy to adapt.
It is versatile enough to fit most models of Glock with an added feature of Express Sight Set. It can fit Glock models like G17,19,22,23,24,26,36 and many more.
This piece has a tritium for both, front and rear sight. The rear sight of XS Big Dot comes with a shallow V-platform. When installed, the front and rear looks similar to I alphabet.
This Glock makes a smart buy as you are getting good quality at an affordable price. This model features tritium sights only, but there are some models that feature a combination of tritium with the fiber optics.
Here the tritium sights only can give the required brightness. It is very durable with CNC-machined steel construction. This particular material does not add weight to the Glock pistol and boasts a snag-resistant design.
If we look at the design, Truglo Tritium Handgun Sight consists of three bright dots in green color. The middle dot focuses on the front sight whereas the side tritium lights take care of the rear sight.
This Truglo Handgun require additional tool to install and separate the front sight. This model fits most Glock pistol models having 9mm, 10mm, 40mm and 45mm calibers. Truglo’s lighting is moderate when used in the day light.
With a view to improve shooting with long guns, Ameriglo Glock Ghost Ring sight was designed. But in today’s date, they are available for small guns as well. This sight works well in both dim light conditions and bright daylight.
The Glock Ghost has both front and rear sight. The rear aperture is big enough for setting clearer target. It touts the name “ghost” because it looks jumbo when mounted on the shoulder of the shooter. Its design and size fit to most Glock models.
The USP of this Glock is its amazing rear sight. The two green dots surround the ring giving a better glow to the target. The aim is accurate with this Glock, just that you have to consider the long gun alignment. The front sight has long tritium filled tubing which makes the target easy at all angles, even at night.
One thing here is quite different, the Ameriglo Glock Ghost Ring is made of polymer, unlike other Glocks made of metals. Polymer may not be as strong and as resistant to shock, like the metal cover.
This Ghost ring sight fits Glock models like 17,19,22,23,24,26,27,33,34,35,37 and 38. There is another added advantage with Tritium sight, you don’t require battery as power source. So it’s more or less maintenance free.
It is best suitable for competition shooting. The Pro I-DOT houses two green tritium lights as source of light. Its positives include no battery requirement and hence no maintenance. It’s quite sturdy with full steel alloy metal body.
It had a slight different look with its square-shaped rear notch. The front sight has one tritium light bordered with white or orange color which allows focus up to ten yards or more. There is no compromise with the quality except on one point; the sight’s attachment is not as close to the pistol as it should be.
The Swiss tritium used in this Ameriglo Sight has long life of 20 years or more without showing any signs of fading. Its brightness is better than its competitors at both day and night times.
As the name suggest, it is a popular sight for Glock models 17 and 19, but it doesn’t mean that it will not fit other Glock models. It can fit well to Glock, 17, 19, 22, 23, 24, 26, 27, 33, 34, 35, 37, 38 and more.
This is a favorite choice for the night sight from the well-known gun accessories maker, Trijicon. This sight fits 18 different models of Glock. Manufactured with steel and protected by aluminum cylinders for longer life span and durability, the Trijicon HD features high visibility front sight.
Additional feature includes glow-in-the-dark paint for improved sight even in dim light. The design is such that the rear sight is repressed to reduce glare and a clearer vision in the frontal sight. The tritium-phosphor lamp gives visibility even in the darkest area and time.
The three dot green dots give an edge in tactical operations with orange and yellow outline. This sight offers a warranty for up to 12 years from the date of manufacture.
Its USP is the speed and exceptional accuracy up to mid ranges. For longer distance, the next version Trijicon HD XR was introduced.
Truglo Bright stands out from other sights because it uses best of both tritium and fiber optics as a source of light. The Swiss tritium gas in front and fiber optic element at rear enhances light resulting in better glow. This smart looking sight is made of CNC-machined steel for added sturdiness and durability. It is resistant to rust, harsh chemical and oils. This Truglo Brite-Site is again a three-dot constellation for improved night sight. The white front sight offer speedy yet exact target accomplishment. The rear sight with two green dots supports the visibility and enhances focus to the front view.
In some Brite-Site sights, the front sight was not as snug as it ought to be. Sometimes, it gets loose after few shoots. Otherwise, it fits on standard holsters and to varied Glock pistols.
As explained above, there are wide variety of features and specifications available. You have to make a choice depending on your purpose, whether you wish to use it in dark or day time or for shorter targets or longer ones. Hope the above list will help you to find the Glock sight that fits your requirement best.