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I would like to put night sights on my P99. What does it take to swap sights and then zero the gun back in? Is this something I should let a gunsmith do?

How does the laser get sighted? Does the bullet hit the red dot?

I'm not the best shot with this gun yet. Although getting better at it; I am concerned about my ability to zero the gun back in if I swap the sights out. Maybe I should leave the sights alone until I get more control. Only 500 rounds thought it so far.

Thanks, -d
 

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One of the coolest features of the P99 is the ability to remove both the front and rear sights yourself. With the proper tools you should be able to swap out the factory sights with night sights in 10 minutes if you do it carefully.

I put Meprolights on mine and I remember it taking me 2 full range sessions to adjust them to the same accuracy as when I had the stock sights on. If you're not comfortable with your accuracy yet, I'd wait or have a 'smith do it for you. It really doesn't take much more than confidence in your own accuracy. You'll probably have to do some adjusting as the sight picture will be different depending on the brand of night sights you get.
 

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Installation of Meprolights is a snap if you have a Glock Front Night Sight Tool. Otherwise trying to tighten the front sight with a socket can be tough if the sides of the socket are too thick to fit in the area. Don't forget to use a little Loc-Tite on the front sight threads to really hold that sucker on.

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I discovered by pure coincidence that the socket on my Victorinox Cybertool (a Swiss Army knife designed for computer service) is the exact size for the Meprolight front sight. The walls of the socket are thin enough to fit in and allow me to tighten it down.
 

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Lasers are expensive toys.
In the amount of time it takes for your eyes to find the little red dot and place it on the target, you could have already shot using traditional sights.
And the "intimidation factor" of a laser is overrated IMO.
 
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