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    Default fiber optic sights?

    How durable are they?they look like you would have to be realy careful with them.I'm talking about the front sight only.

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    Too fragile for a carry piece - imho.

    Never really got too much of a boost there either... except an orange dot in bright light, and a less than stellar picture as things got less than bright.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CJB View Post
    Too fragile for a carry piece - imho.

    Never really got too much of a boost there either... except an orange dot in bright light, and a less than stellar picture as things got less than bright.
    I have to disagree. We've had them for years on 2 K9s & 2 PM9s and any 2 of them are carried daily. and shot 3X per week. We found the green rods are more friendly to the eyes.








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    I've had them (front and rear) for years on my .50 caliber black powder rifle and have never had an issue. My hunting load is a 240 grain PA Conical over 100 grains of black powder which results in a bit of recoil.
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