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I love the Trijicon HD sight picture. I like the high visibility front while still having tritium. I like a dark rear. Blacked out is fine. The non-outlined tritium in the HD's is fine. I also like the single dot, ala-Heine style.

The HD's on the USP series are perfect. I don't like the P30/HK45 version of the HD's due the the long rearward cant and sharp corners. When I carry AIWB, they really have a tendency to tear up my skin while seated and digging into my stomach area.

I have used the Heinie's... I like the picture, but wish for a more high-vis front sight. I know about painting the front sight orange like Todd Green. I tried that before but wasn't really happy with it.

I have used 10-8 Performance... I like their blacked out rear with U-notch. I do like fiber in front, but would just prefer a high vis outlined tritium if possible.

Ameriglo I-Dot Pro would be a near perfect option, but they don't make them for HK and have no plans to... I have been hounding them for over a year, from various email addresses. "No plans to make them for HK." is the consistent reply.

I have considered Tru Glo TFX Pro's. My only dislike with them is that I don't like the loss in sight radius given the long front sight. Not a deal breaker all that much... but I'd rather not have to if possible.

Is there options that I'm overlooking? I don't know about all the height differences, but something perfect for me would be like the Trijicon HD front sight with the 10-8 Performance rear or Heinie QWIK notch rear. I prefer to keep a ledge on the rear sight for 1 handed manipulations. The 10-8's - which I have on my VP9 - are pretty good. The rear sight ledge could be a little better, but it's usable.

What say you good people?
 

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I am in the same boat. I have HDs on my 45C and a USP 9 (they are perfect on the USP), they are sharp, and you must have a full guard on any IWB or AIWB for the HK45C (they lean rearward). My VP9 has a 10-8, love it but they are not night sights. So, I recently picked up a P30sk, and I am leaning to the 10-8 but still looking for another option.
I really wish Warren Tactical had an option. I like there sights, and use them on a couple Glocks.
 

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I have the TFX Pros on my P30 (still have the stock sights on my USPc .45). I would suggest that your concern over loss of sight radius due to the length of the front sight may be set aside. The difference between the sight radius of a USP Elite and a USP FS is noticeable; the 1/4"-3/8" between the stock front sight and the TFX Pro front sight isn't. As a practical matter, the difference is not noticeable when shooting bullseye, let alone in any sort of self defense use.
 

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Based on a thread elsewhere, Trijicon realizes they have a problem with the rear sight and sharpness. Hopefully they will offer more rounded rear sights in the future. In the mean time, I took a file to mine. Won't win a craftsmanship award, but the edges are softer:

 

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Hrm... You know, I probably could soften up the rear sight on the HD's a little bit. I've done some light file work on sights and other stuff in the past, and I have Black Magic cold blue....

Thanks for the insight.
 

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I thought TFX Pros might cost some accuracy, as HDs on one of my VP9s and PPQ were kind of sharp as everyone has figured out, and while great combat aka Self Defense sights, for target work left something to be desired.

When Mepro had supply shortage, read on this forum where HK was substituting TFX Pros, so put them on my other VP9, and have to say, they're very nice...so much so I had them installed on my newly purchased 45C.

HK Armorer I spoke with said TFX Pros are on his pistols as well, so figure we have that in common.
 

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I thought TFX Pros might cost some accuracy, as HDs on one of my VP9s and PPQ were kind of sharp as everyone has figured out, and while great combat aka Self Defense sights, for target work left something to be desired.

When Mepro had supply shortage, read on this forum where HK was substituting TFX Pros, so put them on my other VP9, and have to say, they're very nice...so much so I had them installed on my newly purchased 45C.

HK Armorer I spoke with said TFX Pros are on his pistols as well, so figure we have that in common.
If you could share some pics of yoru 45C with TFX Pro's, I would really appreciate it!
 

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If you could share some pics of yoru 45C with TFX Pro's, I would really appreciate it!
Soon as it's back from HK, had them install the TFX Pro sights while changing from V1 to Light LEM (V7 I think it's aka). Mine is OD Green so looking forward to seeing it again. HK CS said just waiting for functionality testing then they'll ship it back....like early Christmas, can't wait.
 

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Hrm... You know, I probably could soften up the rear sight on the HD's a little bit. I've done some light file work on sights and other stuff in the past, and I have Black Magic cold blue....

Thanks for the insight.
I would try an Emery board first with rough side, all youre trying to do is break the sharp edges ... Files scare me on delicate work like this. :D
 

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I have the TFX Pros on my P30 (still have the stock sights on my USPc .45). I would suggest that your concern over loss of sight radius due to the length of the front sight may be set aside. The difference between the sight radius of a USP Elite and a USP FS is noticeable; the 1/4"-3/8" between the stock front sight and the TFX Pro front sight isn't. As a practical matter, the difference is not noticeable when shooting bullseye, let alone in any sort of self defense use.
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I've got TFX Pro sights on a non-Hk.
They look long and a bit strange.
But they work great.
And the reduced sight radius isn't noticeable to me.
 

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coming from primarily square notch rear sight pic, how difficult would it be to get the HD sights and get accustomed to the round rear sight?

any pictures of sight views from the different companies, this would be for an hk45.
 

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coming from primarily square notch rear sight pic, how difficult would it be to get the HD sights and get accustomed to the round rear sight?

any pictures of sight views from the different companies, this would be for an hk45.
I love the U-notch rear. I picked it up very fast coming from previously square notches and I prefer it. My rapid fire drills accuracy jumped by at least 10% when I moved to the HD's originally.
 

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Give XS BIG DOTS a look...............................have them on my P2SK and have increased my accuracy. I am used to the dot the I type of sights, have them on another firearm. Maybe just a blackened out notch and a BIG DOT front................................................
 

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I have shot HD equipped Glocks and I have TFX Pro's on a Kimber 1911. They both are very usable sight pictures for rapid shooting. The only caveat about the TFX is that in the dark, the front dot does not stand out well against the rear dots. It's not a deal breaker, but it could be improved upon.
 
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