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I have a Canadian 9mm P99 (105mm barrel) and bought it with Trijicon's night sights on it. I consistently shoot about 8" lower than my point of aim. I talked to Trijicon, and they were more than happy to exchange my front blade with one of another height. (apparently, they have 4 different ones to choose from). My concern is with the rear sight being very loose in the slide. I have adjusted it for my ammo, and since its more towards the right, its crooked because the spring pushes up on the right of the sight. Is there any way to shim the sight so I don't have this problem? Trijicon had said this is normal, but on my G22, its not loose at all. Also, I was considering sending in my rear sight to have the yellow lamps installed. Is it better to have contrasting front and rear sights, or is it just a personal taste thing? Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.
 

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Before you take any action, I suggest that you ask at least other shooters, preferably ones who shoot well, to try your P99. The fact that it shoots eight inches low may be you and not your gun. As far as contrasting rear dots, I prefer yellow if I can get them easily, but am happy with an all-green setup. And, the fact that the rear sight seems to move a bit is fine. All of my P99s do this.
 

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The Trijicons on my P99 are loose in the rear slot as well. The Walther design is not a press fit rear sight like the Glocks, it is an adjustable rear sight.
While I have never had any problems with my rear sight, I much prefer the Meprolights that I installed on my P99QA, they have a tighter fit in the rear dovetail, but are still easily adjusted.
Its just user preference on the contrasting rear lamps, the green lamps last longer and are a bit brighter than red/orange/yellow/blue.
As to the pistol not shooting to point of aim, with my P99 w/Trijicons and 115gr. FMJ, at 7 yards, I put the front sight directly on what I want to shoot, and its dead on target.
 

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Quote[/b] (xtreme99 @ Sep. 14 2002,6:37)]I have a Canadian 9mm P99 (105mm barrel) and bought it  with Trijicon's night sights on it. I consistently shoot about 8" lower than my point of aim. I talked to Trijicon, and they were more than happy to exchange my front blade with one of another height. (apparently, they have 4 different ones to choose from). My concern is with the rear sight being very loose in the slide. I have adjusted it for my ammo, and since its more towards the right, its crooked because the spring pushes up on the right of the sight. Is there any way to shim the sight so I don't have this problem? Trijicon had said this is normal, but on my G22, its not loose at all. Also, I was considering sending in my rear sight to have the yellow lamps installed. Is it better to have contrasting front and rear sights, or is it just a personal taste thing? Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.
Sounds like your rear sight may be installed in the rear slide dovetail wrong. Actually, your rear sight and rear sight plunger & spring retain the sight. You didn't do anything silly like try to put the rear sight on from the right side? Sometimes the rear sight plunger can become trapped under the rear sight. Get that pistol to someone who knows what they are doing! Sorry, but Glocks are not P99s. But the rear sight can be installed wrong. The rear sight is retained by the rear sight plunger & spring.

 
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