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mlk3454

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Universal Sight pusher
« on: March 16, 2013, 11:08:48 AM »
I have a problem with trying different sights and have spent more than a fair share on swapping them in and out that I would have easily paid for a sight pusher. That said, I have a couple that I want to swap into my G20 and also my M&P so I was thinking about getting one of the cheaper ($75 or so) pushers. I was wondering if anyone has any experience with pushers in general and better yet if they can recommend a decent one. Thanks!

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Re: Universal Sight pusher
« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2013, 11:55:35 AM »
A good "universal" sight adjuster/installer will cost $500-1000+.  The cheap "universal" installers will work with many different slides, but they don't do any of them well.  Been there.  Done that.  A good one for each pistol brand is the best option, as they work better than any universal or cheap installer.  They'll cost $100-200, each.  I like MGW, especially for Glocks.  The "All Glock" tool costed about $150, but it's worth it.  No hassle, works every time, easily, and NO damage or binding.  It locks the slide by the rail grooves, accommodates all Glock slide sizes, and about 1/2 dozen sight brands I've tried.  The performance is similar for other pistol brands.  If you are installing or adjusting night sights, or any other sight that's not just solid steel/plastic, they are a must to prevent damage.  If you go cheap, you'll get what you pay for.  Find the installer you want, and shop around.  Brownells has many/most of them, but their price+s/h isn't always the best.  START HERE, and work your way around.
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Re: Universal Sight pusher
« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2013, 07:59:54 AM »
I go old school and use a padded vise and a punch that is softer than the sight, along with a brass hammer.  So far, so good. But sometimes it is a little nerve racking.