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Here is a set of night sights for $80. You cannot see the fire sights at night when you are most likely to need the gun. If you shop around you can fins the sights for less. There is also a XS big dot model with a tritium insert in the rear sight.
XS Express Night Sight Set Ruger LC9 Matte Tritium Big Dot Front

Looking around I would just get a front night sight from ruger. If there is enough light to see the target there is enough light to see the outline of the rear sight. sighting will be as simple as putting the dot in the bucket. I have done a lot of night shooting. I have my own range and I shoot several night matches every winter. I doubt most police officers have done as much night shooting as I have. Moreover, most police ranges have a big sodium halide overhead light .
 

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I had a gunsmith install these on mine, well worth the money, I'm impressed with how bright they are in low light and total darkness. I have fiber optics on my GP100 not real good in low light. I went with the Novak because the base of front sight on others brands are much narrower than the stock sight which exposes a great deal of the dovetail which in turn just looks ridiculous and unrefined. I don't have that issue with the Novak and was well worth the price not to have that sinking feeling every time I look at that front sight.



LC9® and LC9s® Novak® Rear Dot Tritium Night Sight-ShopRuger

LC9® and LC9s® Novak® Front Dot Tritium Night Sight-ShopRuger
 

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I agree with DSP24. I had installed the Novak night sights on my original LC9, and just recently purchased the LC9s and had the sights swapped out. They are excellent in all light conditions and look and fit the slide just like the OEM sights.
 

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In my opinion, no sights. I have been training using natural point of aim. Rapid, accurate fire. I taped over my sights with black electrical tape during my initial training.

To me, this is not a target gun. It is a self-defense firearm. In any situation where I will need to draw my pistol, I want to be on target as quickly as possible.
 

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In my opinion, no sights. I have been training using natural point of aim. Rapid, accurate fire. I taped over my sights with black electrical tape during my initial training.

To me, this is not a target gun. It is a self-defense firearm. In any situation where I will need to draw my pistol, I want to be on target as quickly as possible.
Yeah, there's more than one way to enjoy a good firearm...
 

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In my opinion, no sights. I have been training using natural point of aim. Rapid, accurate fire. I taped over my sights with black electrical tape during my initial training.

To me, this is not a target gun. It is a self-defense firearm. In any situation where I will need to draw my pistol, I want to be on target as quickly as possible.
X2... This is an up close defense weapon. Aiming is not an option... A laser would be my only choice if I thought I needed a sight..
 

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X2... This is an up close defense weapon. Aiming is not an option... A laser would be my only choice if I thought I needed a sight..
It's also fun at the range...great set of sights help.
 

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I'm leaning towards the tritium sights fellas.. I wear glasses and use my ruger for shooting drills at my range and I like the idea of a quick on target, larger, reflective front sight
 

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To each their own. My LC9s also has the CT Laserguard and Talon (rubber) grips along with the Novak tritium sights;)
 

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You will love Tritium sights. I have tritium on my G19. They really help at night, especially with point shooting. By the time I fire two shots I have the gun up at eye level. I pick up the front tritium sight instantly. That is why I do not like the tritium rear sights. I only want to see one dot. It's not like you will have time to line up three dots in a typical SD situation.
 

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I'm leaning towards the tritium sights fellas.. I wear glasses and use my ruger for shooting drills at my range and I like the idea of a quick on target, larger, reflective front sight
Your first walk thought the house at night and you'll be really happy you did... :)
 

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Only question left is what gun do I buy next haha
Yeah, so many great ones out there think we all struggle with that one... :)
 

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I had a gunsmith install these on mine, well worth the money, I'm impressed with how bright they are in low light and total darkness. I have fiber optics on my GP100 not real good in low light. I went with the Novak because the base of front sight on others brands are much narrower than the stock sight which exposes a great deal of the dovetail which in turn just looks ridiculous and unrefined. I don't have that issue with the Novak and was well worth the price not to have that sinking feeling every time I look at that front sight.



LC9 and LC9s Novak Rear Dot Tritium Night Sight-ShopRuger

LC9 and LC9s Novak Front Dot Tritium Night Sight-ShopRuger

Have them on my LC9s & SR9c, they're great sights!
 

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I had a gunsmith install these on mine, well worth the money, I'm impressed with how bright they are in low light and total darkness. I have fiber optics on my GP100 not real good in low light. I went with the Novak because the base of front sight on others brands are much narrower than the stock sight which exposes a great deal of the dovetail which in turn just looks ridiculous and unrefined. I don't have that issue with the Novak and was well worth the price not to have that sinking feeling every time I look at that front sight.



LC9® and LC9s® Novak® Rear Dot Tritium Night Sight-ShopRuger

LC9® and LC9s® Novak® Front Dot Tritium Night Sight-ShopRuger

Is the Novak tritium front sight the same height as the stock Ruger front sight?
 

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Is the Novak tritium front sight the same height as the stock Ruger front sight?
Ya know I'm not real sure, I bought the set from Ruger but they look real similar as to fit and finish....they glow bright in low light and kind creepy in total darkness, it appears like the gun is levitating...:)
 

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Ya know I'm not real sure, I bought the set from Ruger but they look real similar as to fit and finish....they glow bright in low light and kind creepy in total darkness, it appears like the gun is levitating...:)
Thanks.
Edit: Went ahead and ordered the front sight. Had a 20% off promo code, so it's basically free shipping (just over $10 off). I'll post what I think of the sight after mounting it on my LC9s
 
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