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My night sighted guns work great in the dark or deep twilight. At the indoor range or outside in the light, the dot patterns are hard to see but visible enough to muck up the black on black pattern. Basically, I have a couple of great guns that I am inconsistant and too slow with. I don't want to give up the night capability.
What night sights are the best for presenting a good three dot picture in lighted conditions?
 

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I would offer that part of the problem is that you are relying too much on the three dots in bright (daylight) conditions is detrimental to your shooting. In bright conditions, one should sight using the outline, or dark profiles of the front and rear sights against the lighter target.
 
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I have always prefered meprolites to the trijicons, they are a little easier to see for me (bigger rear notch?) and the white outlines for the tritium tubes make them easier to see in light. I have found that the trijicons I've had (all older ones) looked more like they had a piece of glass imbedded in the sight during daylight, which refracted differently depending on the angle of the weapon to the sun.
 
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I have several 1911's with Novak night sights on the front, as I don't use nights on the rears.

I paint around the night sight dot using model or some other kind of paint. I use white, it picks up real well in the day, as well as twilight.........at that time you'll get both the white and a bit of the dot looking back at you.
 
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