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I just bought the MGW sight pro with the VP9 plate, what state do you live in. I'm in Charlotte NC
If your nearby we can meet up while you press in your sights.
If your far away, oh well I tried.
 

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Costs you $6.80 x 2 (Small Flat Rate Priority Mail) to send your slide + sights to me and you'll get it back in 2 days. Easy peasy.
 

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I just bought the MGW sight pro with the VP9 plate, what state do you live in. I'm in Charlotte NC
If your nearby we can meet up while you press in your sights.
If your far away, oh well I tried.
Oh man, i wish i could. I'm in california though... But thanks for the offer!
 

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Costs you $6.80 x 2 (Small Flat Rate Priority Mail) to send your slide + sights to me and you'll get it back in 2 days. Easy peasy.
Ooohh, i may take you up on this! I might as well have both of my vp9's done by you haha.
Can you pm me with details and address?
 

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I have no idea if that will work well or not, but for that price I'm willing to be the guinea pig. TooSixy does a wonderful thing for the forum members installing sights for free, but it would be nice to have the ability to adjust sights easily. No way I'm paying MGW prices and then shoes on top of that though. A while back I found a different universal pusher for either $100 or $200, can't remember exactly, and nearly bought it, but the company never responded to a question I sent them about it.
 

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I have no idea if that will work well or not, but for that price I'm willing to be the guinea pig. TooSixy does a wonderful thing for the forum members installing sights for free, but it would be nice to have the ability to adjust sights easily. No way I'm paying MGW prices and then shoes on top of that though. A while back I found a different universal pusher for either $100 or $200, can't remember exactly, and nearly bought it, but the company never responded to a question I sent them about it.
So you're going to get that sight pusher i posted? If so, let us all know how it goes!
 

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You know, given the low-cost of common sized C-clamps, I've always wondered whether it's possible to come up with solution for a sight pusher using one.

Has anyone come up with a simple jig using household items that could be set up to do this?

Obviously I get that it would not be ideal for many multiple sight swaps. But for those of us who simply want to do one pistol, it would be great if this was an option. I think I'd prefer this over say whacking the sight out with a brass punch.
 

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...Obviously I get that it would not be ideal for many multiple sight swaps. But for those of us who simply want to do one pistol, it would be great if this was an option. I think I'd prefer this over say whacking the sight out with a brass punch.
This is what I am struggling with. I only need to remove the stock sights (as I will install Heinie Straight Eight with EZ-Lock sights). Perhaps a brass punch will be just fine?
 

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This is what I am struggling with. I only need to remove the stock sights (as I will install Heinie Straight Eight with EZ-Lock sights). Perhaps a brass punch will be just fine?
I'm about there.

If I found a cheap enough brass punch (Harbor Freight?) or at a second hand store, I'll like go this route if I can't work out a mechanism with C clamps.
 

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If you trust your hand to be steady enough I don't see a problem with a punch, except I was advised not to on night sights because it could break the tritium vials. If you don't have tritium sights or care about preserving them though, whack away.
 

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I've received the sight pusher from the original post, but haven't had time to play with it yet. Need to track down the manufacturer's website and see if they have any demo videos or something. It's supposed to do angled sights also, but unless I'm missing something or am just an idiot the pusher block is slanted the wrong way.
 

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This is what I am struggling with. I only need to remove the stock sights (as I will install Heinie Straight Eight with EZ-Lock sights). Perhaps a brass punch will be just fine?
I managed to get my sights installed. I taped the slide with painter's tape, put it in a padded vise and drove out the stock sights with a brass punch. I installed the front with delrin blocks from my AR15 kit. One block to hold the slide, one as a punch. The rear on these sights is a screw/friction setup that did not require a punch. Easy enough and zero marks on the gun or sights.

Here is a (not so) glamour shot:

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I also installed the rear machined plate and enhanced sleeve support.
 

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