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Rear sight Recommendations for EAA-Witness?
« on: September 10, 2008, 07:07:11 am »
I purchased an "almost new" Tanfoglio EAA-Witness .40S&W several months ago. The Wonderfinish is really sweet and the barrel and front slide is ported. (It was a deal, with 4 mags and case.)

Iit shoots great, fits my hand great, cocks & locks like a 1911, smaller than my M+P .40, and rapid fire drills are fast and smooth.

I let one of those IDPA guys take a "lap" with it on 5 targets, and I thought it was a different gun! :o He was one of those 1500rd.+ a month guys, and it really showed. I just humbly keep to my "poor boy" practice,...Sigh, C'mon Lottery!...

BUT, the rear sight is as high as a telephone pole, (to me), The front sight is fixed and fine, but with Fall coming, I would like to make it a CC pistol, and the current rear sight could be a snag, or air traffic control issue.





Sorry for the quality of the pics, but there is no missing the "WALL" of a rear sight on this thing.

I know there are a lot of "sights" on the market, but I want to get some advice from the DRTV thinktank.

Thank you very much, its appreciated.

Tom W.
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Rear sight Recommendations for EAA-Witness?
« on: September 10, 2008, 07:07:11 am »

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Re: Rear sight Recommendations for EAA-Witness?
« Reply #1 on: September 10, 2008, 07:15:06 am »
Go without it.............. all you really need is a front site anyway
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Re: Rear sight Recommendations for EAA-Witness?
« Reply #2 on: September 10, 2008, 07:28:31 am »
Go without it.............. all you really need is a front site anyway

 Pretty good idea. I saw here on the DRTV videos, a guy(can't remember his name) doing point shooting out to 75 yds with a 1911 with NO sights whatsoever. Pretty impressive!

In a SD situation, I don't think sights become an issue, especially at 7 yards, or less.
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Re: Rear sight Recommendations for EAA-Witness?
« Reply #3 on: September 10, 2008, 07:34:17 am »
Pretty good idea. I saw here on the DRTV videos, a guy(can't remember his name) doing point shooting out to 75 yds with a 1911 with NO sights whatsoever. Pretty impressive!

In a SD situation, I don't think sights become an issue, especially at 7 yards, or less.
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Re: Rear sight Recommendations for EAA-Witness?
« Reply #4 on: September 10, 2008, 05:34:12 pm »
Doing the IDPA thing...I don't use the rear sight. Its a "flash" sight picture (front sight...trigger...front sight...trigger).
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Re: Rear sight Recommendations for EAA-Witness?
« Reply #5 on: September 10, 2008, 05:46:14 pm »
Here are some options...

http://www.midwayusa.com/ebrowse.exe/browse?TabID=9&Categoryid=12961&categorystring=10636***10560***10408***

You'll probably have to replace the front sight as well to compensate for a lower rear sight.
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Re: Rear sight Recommendations for EAA-Witness?
« Reply #6 on: September 10, 2008, 09:31:46 pm »
You'll probably have to replace the front sight as well to compensate for a lower rear sight.

Thanks CZ, the front sight on this one is a Fixed, machined in sight, that can't be removed easily.

I would have to "maybe have it machined but it is pretty low already.



I know the pics are not the best, but this EAA has really grown on me, it feels good, and shoots good, and I appreciate the link for the rear, I'm gonna have to get one ASAP.

Thank you.

Tom W.
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