First Look: XS Night Sights for Springfield SA-35 and Ruger LCP Max
XS Sights is introducing new night sight sets intended to upgrade the Springfield Armory SA-35 (a version of the venerable Browning Hi-Power) and the Ruger LCP Max factory iron sights.
The R3D Sight For the Springfield Armory SA-35:
Offering a high contrast sight picture, the R3D Sight set is composed of a traditional three-dot arrangement with a notable distinction: the front sight dot is bolder and easier to see than the more diminutive rear sight dots. This facilitates quick front sight acquisition in virtually all visible light conditions. In cases of extremely low light or near darkness, the front tritium vial was also designed to be brighter than the rear vial pair for the same reason. Two other significant aspects about the rear sight in the R3D set is the fact that the body of the sight features a ledge to aid in cocking manipulations and its notch is about 15 percent wider than the front sight—also with a speedy sight picture in mind.
The DXT2 Sight For the Ruger LCP Max
Arguably one of XS Sights’ signature products, the DXT2 sight set features a bold, high contrast tritium and daytime bright front sight with an extremely wide V shaped rear sight—similar in shape to a valley. To align the front and rear one just centers the front sight in the middle of this valley. Described another way, DXT2 sights are very reminiscent of the open sights one typically sees on large caliber heavy express dangerous game rifles.
The R3D and the DXT2 sight sets have an MSRP of $116 and $138, respectively. All sights manufactured by XS are made in the United States and include their “10 year, no questions asked” warranty in addition to the company’s 30-day satisfaction guarantee. For more information on these sights and other products from XSights, please visit xssights.com.
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