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Rolf

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Witness Match Elite - Replacement Front Sight?
« on: January 15, 2018, 11:13:11 AM »
Santa brought me a Witness Match Elite to keep my Full Size Wonder Finish company. While I love the gun - my old eyes need some help (plus healing from detached retina surgery!) with the plain black sights. I see both the Dawson and Henning sights out there. While the Dawson is less $, it seems they have issues with the included screws - but the sizes they offer are closer to stock sight (looking at .150 H x  .115 W). It seems both are easy to install - but the easier the better.
Any suggestions would be much appreciated!!
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Re: Witness Match Elite - Replacement Front Sight?
« Reply #1 on: January 15, 2018, 01:20:11 PM »
You have three choices... Dawson, Henning and EAA. The Dawson will have the most light gathering, next would be Hennings and last EAA. Ease of fit will be EAA with Henning's/Dawson about tied. Just put some red Loctite on the sight when installing. I have a mix on mine if you want any pictures.

Here is a family photo. From the top #1, #2, #3 all have EAA's. On #4 is the Dawson and #5 (bottom) has Henning's. I personally think the Dawson is the best!


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Re: Witness Match Elite - Replacement Front Sight?
« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2018, 01:45:09 PM »
Very nice Intercooler great display... 8)
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Re: Witness Match Elite - Replacement Front Sight?
« Reply #3 on: January 15, 2018, 03:13:22 PM »
Hi have the Dawson on mine.    Second the advice about the loctite.   With that on there, there has been no play at all with the front sight.

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Re: Witness Match Elite - Replacement Front Sight?
« Reply #4 on: January 17, 2018, 07:54:17 AM »
Much appreciated all! May try Blue Loctite as Red does scare me a bit.
Sounds like the set screws are really not a problem.
Does the .150 H x  .115 W sound like a good choice?

PS - Intercooler - that is a great family pic!
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Re: Witness Match Elite - Replacement Front Sight?
« Reply #5 on: January 17, 2018, 09:45:41 AM »
Thanks!

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Re: Witness Match Elite - Replacement Front Sight?
« Reply #6 on: February 02, 2018, 06:59:16 AM »
OK - sight received and all looked great. I got the little disk installed, put a little red Loctite on the slide and slid the sight on. I then went to put in the lock screw (could they have made it any smaller!) and realized it wasn't going in. After doing more digging (CZ site I believe) I realized that the set screw goes UNDER the sight! Damn!

Good news is when I called them they sent me a new sight at 1/2 price since there was no instructions on that.

I guess we'll see if the sight stays on as is with just the red Loctite - but if it does fly off I have a replacement ready - with the set screw already installed!

I will say this - the sight does look awesome.

Cheers!
When my friends ask "Why a 10mm?" I tell them "Because they don't make an 11mm"