Wishing for adjustment!

Discussion in '1911 Forum' started by DRBogart, Mar 10, 2013.

  1. DRBogart

    DRBogart New Member

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    So some of you have seen the Para Ordinance 1911 black ops edition that I recently acquired (luckily). Well I've taken it to the range and at 5 and 3 yards I love the Trijicon day/night sights that came with it. Move out to 15 yards and i will be darned it shoots 1 to 1.5 feet low. I really dislike having to aim hi at that yardage. Anyways that is my rant.

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  2. HOSSFLY

    HOSSFLY New Member

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    And your'e blaming the nite sites?
     

  3. Rick1967

    Rick1967 Well-Known Member

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    I had a Para P10-45. It was the sub compact 1911. It had similar sights on it. Mine shot about a foot low at 15 yards. I had to file the front sight down to almost nothing to get it on target. I had planned to get an adjustable set. But I ended up trading it for something else anyway.
     
  4. danf_fl

    danf_fl Retired Supporter

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    Get the micrometer out and measure the difference between old and new.

    The night sights you have may not be set up for a 6 o'clock hold. Some require that the front sight cover the center of mass (approx 1" above the bulls-eye).
     
  5. HOSSFLY

    HOSSFLY New Member

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    If i'm reading correctly the sites came with it?
    I had a P-13 that shot like crap but thats another story :eek:
     
  6. danf_fl

    danf_fl Retired Supporter

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    Hoss, You are correct. My bad.
     
  7. HOSSFLY

    HOSSFLY New Member

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    First read i thought (assumed) he had installed the sites too-
    He cud be useing ammo that loves to drop dead at that distance too mabe?
     
  8. danf_fl

    danf_fl Retired Supporter

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    Possible, but at 15 yards, it should not be that much on ammo alone.

    Night sights are to get one near the target, but my experience, they are not the best in bulls-eye.
     
  9. HOSSFLY

    HOSSFLY New Member

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    Agree on both counts--
    Started to mention "user error" but think i'll wait on more info :eek:
     
  10. DRBogart

    DRBogart New Member

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    The sights on it came with it. Could be user error but I've had multiple people shoot it with similar results. I am going to try to contact Trijicon and see if they make a taller rear sight or a shorter front. Not blaming the gun or the sights folks. I would just like to make the gun shoot right for me.