Originally Posted by MEJETSKI2000
Were they factory installed on the CW type guns or did you do them yourself gb ?
I did them myself. I'm of the opinion that the front sight screw must be flush with or below the slide surface to prevent damage/failure of the sight.
This was not an issue on my CW45:
On the other hand, my CW9 did not have enough clearance and I had to modify it
some (Please Note: Some members have posted photos of newer CW9 and CM9 pistols that show Kahr has increased the depth of the countersink on these pistols
Another place that I think might result in damage to the sight is during installation. If the bottom of the sight does not sit flush with the top of the slide, simply trying to tighten the screw down more is likely to damage the post before (if ever) the sight sits flush. Here's what I believe needs to be done: