Add adjustable rear sight to SR1911 ???

Discussion in 'The 1911 Forum' started by jrprich, Jun 7, 2012.

  1. jrprich

    jrprich New Member

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    Is there an easy swap adjustable rear sight for the Ruger SR1911 out there?

    Looking for one that does not require a gunsmith to install.

    Thanks,
    Jim
  2. hogger129

    hogger129 Active Member

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    From what I understand, the Ruger SR1911 has a dovetail front and Novak-cut rear. So when purchasing an adjustable rear sight, you need to get one that is made for a Novak cut.

    You will also need a sight pusher. There's a guy on here who makes them and they're pretty well-made and affordable.
    Last edited: Jun 7, 2012
  3. JLA

    JLA Well-Known Member

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    Kensight makes a fully adjustable rear Novak replacement. I just put one on Jedwils Citadel compact 1911. I do recommend you use a sight pusher to remove the old sight install it. Too much can go wrong with a hammer and punch with these uber-tight dovetails
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