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I want to replace sights on both a P99AS and a P99AS Compact. I have searched and read a number of posts here about sights and am a bit confused. Part of my confusion is that I saw references to certain brands of sights causing POI issues but without reverences to the particular model of sight, where the manufacturer makes a few different models. Some of my confusion is just confusion....


Anyway, i am looking for durable sights, metal probably preferred but not essential, and if possible something brighter up front. Frankly, I would probably be fine with replacing the stock front sight with something more easily seen quickly , if the height worked with the stock rear. I don't really care between tritium, fiber optic, etc., but I want something durable.



Any suggestions appreciated.
 

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TFX Pros may be a good option for you. I have a set on my PPQ M1 but they will work for the P99 too. There is a forum member ‘Olsoul’ that can tell you all about them. He has a few posts and pics about them in here.
 

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Ignore that video...that was horrid. I've never had to file the rear sights before mounting them. But I'm using a P500 sight pusher which is a bit more robust than his set up.

The TFX Pros are great sights for a carry weapon. The only downside on the P99 and P99c are that they partially cover the decocker and you will be unable to remove the decocker for a thorough slide strip without removing the rear sight.

To be honest I've mounted them on my P99 and P99c and never needed to remove the decocker so it hasn't been an issue.

The TFX and TFX Pros preserve the Walther POA/POI at self defense ranges and are extremely rugged. They combine tritium vials with fiber optics giving one nice light gathering capabilities plus nightsights in a robust metal housing. They are great at dawn and dusk. The orange ringed front sight is easily visible during the day and target acquisition and re-acquisition is a snap.

All my carry weapons have TFX Pros mounted. I don't leave home without out them.

If you decide to go with the TFX or TFX Pros and mount them yourself feel free to PM me. I've mounted lots of them and can guide you throught the process.

P99 with TFX:


P99c:


P99c/Q45 TFX Pros:


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TFX Pro front sight (PPQ mount):
 
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I, too, had to have my sights filed to install them onto my P99c. In fact, I called TruGLO to verify if it that was plausible, or if I had been doing something wrong. TruGLO informed me that for the P99 specifically, filing 'might' be required.

They stated that they're research showed minor discrepancies between older 99s to newer, and minor discrepancies between 99s to Qs. The two stated that the sights were sized to for the largest gap their research experienced and that minor filing might be required. He finished by stating that the 99 and one other firearm (don't remember which) might require this filing.

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Anyone here have experiences with the Trijicon HDs? I have a set but I haven't shot with them yet. Seem fairly robust and mount like factory sights.
 

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Anyone here have experiences with the Trijicon HDs? I have a set but I haven't shot with them yet. Seem fairly robust and mount like factory sights.
I've got them on my P99c and the orange front ring helps tremendously to quickly acquire a sight picture.
However they are quite tall and if I were to carry it in my pocket instead of my PPS, I'd worry about snagging on them when drawing the pistol.
For long distance shooting, further out than 15 yards, the front post covers A LOT of the target.
 

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I thought I read somewhere that that the trijicons poa tends to be off from poi. I might be wrong about that or maybe it varied depending on P99 vs P99C. Not sure.
 

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TFX PRO With Orange Ring WA1P FOR P99

I have a set of the TFX PRO series truglo i am taking off today-i have the front and back-These are the ones for the P99 and PPQ M2 Navy I believe.. the set I will sell for 100.00 plus $12.00 for 112.00 shipped ground UPS..The sights are 6 months old.They have the orange ring and are very bright as you know the TFX series has the Bells and whistles and it works.The U notch will put you on target fast and i seriously just shot a 15 shot rapid fire group at 10 yards with about a 4 inch spreed.REASON I am selling them is I love truglo sights these are U notch and My eyes do not fix on the square post and the U notch -so the front sight wants to move side to side until it thinks its right..NO CAN DO so it must go..My loss your gain- SIGHTS have been fitted and it was work to put them on a P99 but I assure you they will go right into yours with just a little help.SET SCREW etc and wrench and locktite $$60.00 shipped && If you can find them this is a deal.cash or paypal " I appreciate the comment ---I did not realize the price has dropped so much and they are used no matter how you look at it "RIGHT ?" I always try to give people a good deal
 

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cslater, you might have better luck selling in the trading post under general interest. FYI the tfx pros for p99/ppq can be had brand new for $116 shipped so price might be a bit high.
 

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Just hit the range this past weekend with the Trijicon HDs. I didn’t quite put enough rounds down to determine my POI, but if there was any shift it wasn’t much. I’ll hit the range another day and see how it goes.
 

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cslater, you might have better luck selling in the trading post under general interest. FYI the tfx pros for p99/ppq can be had brand new for $116 shipped so price might be a bit high.
I said the same thing. I bought my TFX pros for my Q from a forum member for only $65. Not that he would drop that low but I would by a new set for that price.
 

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I've never had that issue with my TFX or TFX Pros. Best EDC sights I've ever mounted and I've tried a bunch but that's why there are a bunch out there.

Good luck and I hope your next setup works out for you.
 

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Price Drop to 60.00 Dollars --That is a better bargain and these have been fitted --in itself that was a hour job 80.00 plus--I did not realize the price of these had dropped so much...


BTW I purchased a set of LPA Fully Adj Phos sights and will let you know how they shoot --so far the POA and quick pic up is very good if i dont go straight to the target when i see the back sight i dont leave them on the gun....TRAINING IS EVERYTHING
 

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I've mounted lots of TFX and TFX Pros. I'm not sure what you mean by "fitted" but I've never had to take a file to any of my sights to mount them on any of my Walthers.
I've mounted them on a Q45, three PPQ 9mm, two P99s and a P99c, both the TFX and TFX Pros.

What does fitted mean?
 

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I'm not sure what you mean by "fitted" but I've never had to take a file to any of my sights to mount them on any of my Walthers.

What does fitted mean?
I have. If a sight is slightly oversize and won't at least start into the dovetail it may need to be trimmed down a little. It doesn't take much. Just a little bit with some 320 grit emery cloth. With so many different manufacturers of firearms and sights I don't think its reasonable to expect everything to fit perfectly all of the time.

Of the last two P38 front sights I installed one went right in and the other needed to be fit. When I put Trijicon sights on my P99C the rear sight wouldn't even start. It took about five seconds of sanding and then it slide right in.
 

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I was talking very specifically about the TruGlo TFX and TFX Pro sights especially the rear sights.
I have seen a number of sights ruined by filing.

There is a reason these sights are made to be fitted extremely tight to the point of "boy these things won't even start". They are designed for EDC use.
 
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