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Although you can purchase most of our sights at our Online Store, we recommend you to let us install our sights on your pistol.

Most installations

1 WEEK or LESS. Just send us your slide with a WORK ORDER

 

 

  Fixed LoMount Carry Rear

  Extreme Duty® Adjustable Rear

  Dovetail Mount Front

  Browning Hi Power MKII

Browning Hi Power MKIII (Earlier)

Browning Hi Power MKIII (Newer)

Colt .380

 

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If you are not satisfied with your purchase, return the UNUSED ITME(S) with the ORIGINAL INVOICE in it's original condition WITHIN  30days for a refund, Less Shipping and a 20% Restocking Fee.
 

All of our Front Sights are Dovetailed.

It will require milling if your slide does not have a dovetail.

(except Glock) 

 
For slides with Millett Dual Crimped Front Sights, there will be a $50 extra charge for filling the two holes in the slide. This is necessary or the two holes will show through the new dovetail cut on the slide and behind the blade of the new front sight.
                 
 

NOVAK® FIXED LOMOUNT CARRY REAR

FOR COLT Gov., Comm., Off., SPRINGFIELD, & SIG GSR

 
  1. Mill to bottom of original dovetail, but no further forward than front of dovetail.
  2. Cut new dovetail .770" forward of rear edge of slide. Depth of dovetail is same as depth of dovetail of sight.
  3. Deburr sight and slide - Fit sight to slide.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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NOVAK® EXTREME DUTY ADJUSTABLE LOMOUNT CARRY REAR

FOR COLT Gov., Comm., Off., SPRINGFIELD, & SIG GSR

 

  1. Mill to bottom of original dovetail, but no further forward than front of dovetail.
  2. Cut new dovetail .770" forward of rear edge of slide. Depth of dovetail is same as depth of dovetail of sight.
  3. To make notch cut for hinge on Adjustable sight after contacting dovetail at same height as rear flat go forward .150", check sight fit and remove metal as needed for proper fit of sight. This will also retro fit adjustable to fixed sight dovetail.
  4. Deburr sight and slide - fit sight to slide.

DIRECTION

When you find the correct elevation, tighten the set screw located on the left side of the sight. If you need to change elevation, remember to release the set screw before adjusting the elevation screw. Windage adjustment is accomplished by loosening the main set screw and drifting the entire sight, tighten main set screw when desired position is achieved.

 

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NOVAK® DOVETAIL MOUNT FRONT SIGHT

FOR COLT, SPRINGFIELD, SIG GSR, & BHP MKII

 

  1. Remove existing front sight.
  2. Mill a small flat approx. .150" wide that extends .610" back front the front of the slide.
  3. Measure the total height of the sight blank (including dovetail), subtract front this the height of the blade only. The difference is the depth of the dovetail cut you must make. OR: Using a depth micrometer, measure from the bottom of the dovetail to the bottom of the sight blade.
  4. With the center of a .330" x 65 degree dovetail cutter .320" back from the front of the slide, touch the top of your flat cut, then pick up the table the predetermined distance (dovetail depth), and make one pass with the cutter.
  5. Deburr the sight and slide before fitting.
  6. Once the sight blank is installed and centered on the slide, drill a 1/16th inch hole through the sight and slide, using the hole in the sight as a guide. Once the sight is finished and reinstalled place the 1/16 x 1/4 inch roll pin through the sight and slide.

 

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NOVAK® BROWNING HI POWER MKII

  1. Mill to bottom of original dovetail, but no further forward than front of dovetail.
  2. Cut new dovetail .660" forward of rear edge of slide. Depth of dovetail is the same as dovetail depth of sight.
  3. Trim firing pin stop to proper height.
  4. Deburr sight and slide. Fit sight to slide.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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NOVAK® BROWNING HI POWER MKIII (EARLER)

  1. Behind existing dovetail, mill a flat to same dovetail depth as sight, .066  measure each sight.
  2. Deburr sight and slide, fit sight to slide.
  3. Trim firing pin stop.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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NOVAK® BROWNING HI POSER MKIII (NEWER)

  1. Measure forward .780" from firing pin stop and mark slide.
  2. Measure dovetail on sight, cut flat on slide till dovetail depth on slide matches dovetail on sight approx. .074 and up to .780" forward measurement.
  3. Test fit sight in dovetail and check front fit.
  4. It may need more cut out as the rear dovetail can be a little forward or back on the slide.

 

 

 

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NOVAK® COLT .380

  1. Mill to bottom of original dovetail, but no further forward than front of dovetail.
  2. Cut new dovetail .731" forward of rear edge of slide. Depth of dovetail is same as depth of dovetail of sight.
  3. Deburr sight and slide & fit sight to slide.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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