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#5540734 - 01/13/15 03:27 PM Crimson Trace or Night Sights
SpoonPlatoon Offline
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Just recently purchased a Sig XO Stainless with crimson trace grips. I would really like a set of G10 grips for it but then obviously I cant have the CT grips. If I sell the CT grips I would get a set of trijicon Night sights for the pistol.

Which would you rather have? Night sights or a CT laser?
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#5540794 - 01/13/15 03:48 PM Re: Crimson Trace or Night Sights [Re: SpoonPlatoon]
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I would rather have night sights. Not a big fan of a laser on a carry gun.

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#5540860 - 01/13/15 04:24 PM Re: Crimson Trace or Night Sights [Re: wburke2010]
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I'd perfer night sights. Never really found visible lasers very useful myself.

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#5540867 - 01/13/15 04:27 PM Re: Crimson Trace or Night Sights [Re: SpoonPlatoon]
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Night sights would be my choice, although I've worked nightshift for 9 years and never needed night sights. I've always been under the assumption that if I can't see my sights I prob can't clearly see my target. I would opt for a good quality rail mounted light if you have that option
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#5540965 - 01/13/15 05:17 PM Re: Crimson Trace or Night Sights [Re: SpoonPlatoon]
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Night sights are a joke

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#5540990 - 01/13/15 05:37 PM Re: Crimson Trace or Night Sights [Re: SpoonPlatoon]
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After ur first shot, night sights are pointless. Pretty much blind after that. If i can't shoot my target with regular sites, I don't need to be shooting! So neither for me. I do have both though, but nothing I've ever bought myself.
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#5541005 - 01/13/15 05:44 PM Re: Crimson Trace or Night Sights [Re: SpoonPlatoon]
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#5541048 - 01/13/15 06:18 PM Re: Crimson Trace or Night Sights [Re: SpoonPlatoon]
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If you are young and can see, night sights are "ok"

Lasers are GREAT if blind like me, no doubt where the boolits goin.

I know what you mean, the crimson trace grips aren't very cool looking. they do have some in the G-10 like the VZ but just black and white..

I have rails on my pistols so the CT Rail Master rocks.
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#5541063 - 01/13/15 06:34 PM Re: Crimson Trace or Night Sights [Re: Fishing Fester]
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Originally Posted By: Fishing Fester
After ur first shot, night sights are pointless. Pretty much blind after that. (snip)


I agree with this. I put CT grips on my .45 revolver that I use for following up on hogs in the brush. I haven't had to use it since I put on the grips, but poking around in the dark brush one midnight for a 200 lb hog made me want something easy to see and aim.
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#5541165 - 01/13/15 07:31 PM Re: Crimson Trace or Night Sights [Re: SpoonPlatoon]
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This threads going to make me sick. Practice practice practice! You will be much better off and a faster shot if you practice. I only use sights from the 25yd during quals, from there in its point and shoot
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Ever spit it out rather than swallow it?

Originally Posted By: pegasaurus
Enjoy it while you can. One day you might be complaining about NOT getting random pop-ups in the morning. grin

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#5541218 - 01/13/15 07:55 PM Re: Crimson Trace or Night Sights [Re: SpoonPlatoon]
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A good rail mounted flashlight with the POI
in the center out to 10y or so would be nicer
to me. Not for carry though, just for HD.
Strobe is not a bad feature either, maybe a
little too much to fiddle with under pressure
though. Have not had a chance to handle one yet.

As for carry, I don't do it. The guns I have that
would be good for it are Sig's with factory night
sites. If I ever get licensed, my carry gun will
have them just because they already do.

I have a few CT lasers I messed with, a couple for
the 938/238 and one for the g23. I'm not a huge fan
of them. Maybe better in conjunction with a rail
mounted flashlight I'd like it more. I actually have
not picked a flashlight yet, just next on the radar.

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#5541374 - 01/13/15 09:04 PM Re: Crimson Trace or Night Sights [Re: SpoonPlatoon]
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For the money Streamlight is the best,unless you have big $$$ then get a surefire. The Streamlight TRL1 HL is a fantastic light
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Originally Posted By: bill oxner
Ever spit it out rather than swallow it?

Originally Posted By: pegasaurus
Enjoy it while you can. One day you might be complaining about NOT getting random pop-ups in the morning. grin

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#5541392 - 01/13/15 09:11 PM Re: Crimson Trace or Night Sights [Re: SpoonPlatoon]
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Unfortunately I don't have a rail guys. Gotta work with what I have.
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#5541607 - 01/13/15 10:36 PM Re: Crimson Trace or Night Sights [Re: SpoonPlatoon]
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If you follow the belief that you never want to be in a fair gunfight, why would you want to light up the room for an intruder? I would rather take my chances with a laser in a dark room that I know much better than an intruder.
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#5541682 - 01/13/15 11:27 PM Re: Crimson Trace or Night Sights [Re: SpoonPlatoon]
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