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I put some MMC's on my usp 45. Two blue rear dots and a green front. They glow nicely and I like the color combo. I haven't shot with them though and I am a little concerned about the front sight height.

The main reason I got these sights is because they are adjustable. I wanted to raise the poi just a bit from where the factory sights hit. But, with these MMC's, the rear sight is maxed on elevation and it is just as high as the enormous front sight. The rear sights go plenty low though, probably low enough to make you hit two feet low at 7 yards.

I will go and shoot the gun tomorrow to try out the sights, but my guess is, the poi will be lower than it was with the factory sights because the rear sight was slightly higher than front sight on the factory sights. I guess I will have to try it to find out but my guess is just that, there won't be much of a difference.

Anyone else had the same experience with the MMC's?

Perhaps MMC ran out of front sights and decided to put on a miscellaneous one? Maybe.

For $170, I expected a little better set up.
 

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Yeah, I know I need to go shoot it first, but I was just making some initial observations. I was going to go today but it has snowed 1 foot in 8 hours.

I cant wait to go shoot it though. The blue/green combination is nice and very bright. It appears as though the blue dots are just as bright as the green, and they make my eyes focus on the green front dot.

The mmc design is pretty ingenious with its elevation adjustment. I'll let you know how it shoots.
 

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Well, Christmas Eve night, I went up into the hills to try out the new MMC sights to see if the front sight was too high, and it definitely is. The usp factory sights hit a bit higher than these adjustable mmc's with the windage maxed. The front sight is simply too high.

The day after Christmas I am going to send back my slide to MMC and tell them to fix it.

If I was to make adjustable sights, I would start with the geometry of the factory sights, then calibrate the elevation range so the user could either increase or decrease the poi; in other words the factory setting of the firxed sights should be right in the middle of the adjustable range of the adjustable sights.

Surely MMC made a mistake when they put on this front sight. I knew it when I first got the slide back from MMC. The Pics below tell the story.

I put the elite45 at the bottom; because, it is so awesome.











 

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You probably didn't get a MMC front sight.

I had this same problem with MMC a few months ago. I ordered a set of MMC adjustables for my USPc. They came with a MMC rear and a PT-H3 front. I called and said I wanted the MMC front. When it arrived I measured both.

MMC 0.26 in. tall
PT-H3 0.3 in. tall

I hate it when companies do that crap.
Venkman, That is exactly what the front sight says, Pt-h3. And those heights sound about right. That is horse crap. So many gun companies and suppliers are turing out crap to meet increased demand these days. Did they think I wouldn't notice?

The metal and machining to make these sights probably cost $15, yet they charge $170. Granted, they are making a specialized product which allows them to charge higher prices, but trying to cut costs a little bit more because they didn't want to make a new "proper" front sight, is horse crap.

Thankfully HK doesn't follow the same philosophy; manufacture crap to make a quick buck. Hk makes nice stuff, all the time.

I bought a sig 1911 that was garbage. They wanted to make a quick buck on that one.

I am going to send back my slide and demand the proper front sight.

Venkman, did you send back your slide so they could do it right?
 
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