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Currently I've got the #5 front sight installed but I'm shooting about 2 inches high at 15 yds. I was thinking of trying to swap sights around and see if I could move my grouping down a bit.

My main problem is that I want to put a set of night sights on in the next couple of weeks and I'm worried since P99 night sight manufacturers generally only make one height of front sight.

What has been everyone else's experience with putting night sights on your P99? I'm mostly concerned about not having to change the way I line up my sights after I add them.

Maybe I should explain the way that I am lining up my sights:
- all three dots horizontal with each other
- place center dot right on desired POI

I've heard of people putting their desired POI right above the center dot on other pistols. This would probably fix my problem, but putting the dot right on my target seems more intuitive.

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Sorry Can't help, I put a set of PT Trituims on my S&W99/40 and locktit'ed 'em in so that they would have to be drilled to be removed. (I've seen peoples front sights leave the pistol at the worst possible moment.) My PT's shoot right to point of impact.
 

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If you want night sights, this is what I would do:

-- Order and install a set of Meprolights (www.arizonagunrunners.com)

-- Shoot your favorite ammo utilizing your normal sighting technique

-- If your POI is too low, try shooting a heavier bullet

-- If your POI is too high, try shooting a lighter bullet

-- You can then experiment with higher/lower power ammunition

-- Finally, you can adjust your sight picture until your POI is satisfactory.
 

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Venom;
Here's my meps...
Mind the Focus, too close to get an understandable image due to the glare of the flash...rear view.
stand by for the side view....
 

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Yes it is, but windage only. Mine came with the "no-glo" factory sights, but I had Val install them B4 he sent the gun to my dealer

Best to you,
Chris~
 

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Hey, guys -

Just for the sport of it, here's a view of the Trijicon sights.  Thought you'd like to see some variety, since the question comes up every now and again.



 

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[b said:
Quote[/b] ]-- If your POI is too high, try shooting a lighter bullet
I'm already shooting 165g.  That is what I am using for both my range round and my defensive round (Federal Hydra-Shok 165g).  So, I don't think moving to a lighter round is an option for me.

I guess I'll just have to take the plunge, buy the night sights and adjust my POA if they're not hitting where I want them to vertically.  But, horizontally I will be OK, since it sounds like the Meprolight rear sight is windage adjustable (thanks 308fan!).

Thanks,
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Are there any elevation adjustable night sights for P99s? I recently had MMC (see mmcsight.com )adjustable sights installed on my Sig P226, but MMC doesn't offer their sights for P99s.
 

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At what distance are you shooting and what sight picture are you using???

 I just posted about carry ammo earlier, but if you read it, I don't have a change in POI with any of the weights/ ammo MFG.'s I've used.
 If you are using a 6 o'clock hold and your low, try shooting to POA...in other words, put the top of the front sight where you wants the Bullet to impact...
  Since I got this gun from Val I've been shooting it like this.  Honestly, out of the box, two clicks left and I'm blasting 'em.
 If your high and holding POI, try the 6 o'clock hold.  If you are already there and still shooting high, before you change front posts or ammo again, let someone at your range that shoots well try your handgun to see it they have the same results.

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If I were to use the '6 O clock' hold, I would be dead on. I've been putting the dot right on my desired POI. After switching to the #6 factory sight, this method works, but I am ordering my Meps tonight. I may have to change my POA to this '6 O clock' hold after I install them.

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Cool!

After you put the Meps on, Shoot at a "Q" target or bowling pin shape. Start at 7 yards and work your way out, you should be able to follow your POA/POI.

Chris~


 
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