Tyrant Designs GLOCK two piece 2-piece sight
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You won’t find a lot of fans of the standard iron sights on GLOCK pistols. There’s nothing wrong with the…they’re perfectly functional. But they also seem to be one of the first things that are swapped out by those who own GLOCKS.

Tyrant Designs makes a series of nicely machined 7075 aluminum iron sight options for GLOCK pistols and I chose their gold two-piece version for my G19 Gen5 MOS.

Tyrant Designs GLOCK two piece 2-piece sight

On the left above is the stock sight GLOCK puts on their pistols. In the middle is the Tyrant two-piece design I put on my G19 (they make one with a red aluminum insert, too). On the right is Tyrant’s one-piece sight design that uses the same larger “shield” front sight shape

Tyrant Designs GLOCK two piece 2-piece sight

The Tyrant rear sight is made of the same 7075 aluminum alloy. The notch is the same “shield” shape as the front sight and the chevron serrations prevent glare.

Tyrant Designs GLOCK two piece 2-piece sight

GLOCK sight installation is incredibly easy. The rear sight can be drifted out with a punch and the front sight unscrews with a simple hex nut driver.

Tyrant Designs GLOCK two piece 2-piece sight

The gold front sight insert is very visible outdoors and in normal interior light. That gold post pops really well and gives you a quick sight picture.

Note that the sloped, anti-snag rear sight extends forward just enough from the rear dovetail to keep you from swapping out your MOS plate. If you have a standard GLOCK, you’ll never have to worry about it. If you have an MOS pistol and want to install a red dot, just know that you’ll have to remove the rear sight before removing the plate. You can then reinstall the rear sight.

Tyrant Designs GLOCK threaded barrel

I also have Tyrant’s threaded match barrel on my G19.

Tyrant Designs GLOCK threaded barrel

The 416R steel barrel has a 1:10 twist and is threaded for 1/2-28 for use with your favorite can.

Tyrant Designs GLOCK threaded barrel

One item I haven’t had a chance to install yet is Tyrant’s I.T.T.S. GLOCK trigger. It installs on the standard GLOCK trigger bar and has a flatter shoe which I prefer and tend to shoot better.

Tyrant Designs GLOCK I.T.T.S trigger

I’ll get around to installing it soon and burn enough ammo to give it a good workout. More to follow.

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    • S ALL bloody marketting. These sights will not make you a better self defence/combat shot shoteither. If you actually take time to stand there is and take aim you are already on a trip to the morgue most likely. What exactly is the point of a SILENCER? They are mostly ineffective in handguns of over around 1200 feet per minute MV and only get in the bloody way in a combat or self defence situation. Silencers have ONLY ONE USE as far as I can see – assassination. I have used them of silenced 9mm STERLINGS, [I ran ranges at ROYAL AIR FORCE CREDENHILL for the SAS and they let me have a go] and they used MK1Z Low Velocity subsonic 9mm with a downgraded ‘blowback’ return spring as I remember. The SAS certainly had them available for covert operations I believe. They were never on General Issue.
      I never saw the SAS ever use silenced handguns by the way. At the time their Standard Issue 9mm was the Browning Hi-Power.

      • I’m probably just responding to a troll, but lots of Americans like to shoot suppressed for lots of reasons. I live on a farm in very rural west Texas, and I for one keep a suppressed 308 handy for the many varmints that need to be dispatched on my property. Same goes for a suppressed 9mm in the truck. No it’s not movie quite and could even be said to be loud with super sonic ammunition, but I can take a quick shot without worrying about having my ears ring for the rest of the day. Also the notion that only assassins could make use of suppressors is a pitifully ignorant notion pushed by commie gun grabbers here in America. All over Europe, although not in your historically authoritarian home in the UK, hunters are expected to use suppressors on their rifles as a safety device for hearing protection and to combat noise pollution. You should do some research on the facts and practical uses of suppressors for all shooters before publicly looking ignorant with your limited knowledge of firearms.

  1. Interesting. My two cents’ worth on this:

    I myself much prefer a green tritium sight for the front. I find that it is the most easily visible for me in all light conditions.

    As my training progressed into more advanced drills and scenarios, I quickly found that sloped rear sights do not allow for single-hand cycling or malfunction clearing, as I could not “hook” a sloped sight I previously had on one of my guns on my belt or boot heel to cycle the slide. When I swapped out to an alternate gun I had brought that had a squared steel rear sight, I was able to perform all the single-hand drills.

  2. It’s true that I have changed the sights on every Glock I’ve owned with the exception of the most recently purchased 19X. Those I can live with. But these? At the least, I’d have to hold a Glock with them installed and preferably shoot it before I bought a set. More interested in that trigger.

  3. RE: “GLOCK sight installation is incredibly easy. The rear sight can be drifted out with a punch and the front sight unscrews with a simple hex nut driver.”

    The socket opening on the simple hex nut driver has to be surfaced flatter than a pancake otherwise risk rounding off the tiny screw/bolt that secures the FSP.

    The sights are an improvement over OEM Glock but so are many others. Nice barrel, toss the bling.

  4. Debbie, you’re right. Toss the bling. No matter how good that trigger is a “no go” if it’s not available subdued. What I saw ain’t subdued.

  5. Why would anyone bother to change sights and not obtain Tritium?????

    As for aftermarket triggers keep them out of carry guns

    • Because in a dark location with your eyes dark adapted a set of big glowing tritium sights tends to make your target vanish. To avoid that problem you need some ambient lighting.

      Technically though it doesn’t matter because the eyes do not focus the same way in the dark as they do in daylight but try to tell the average person they need to focus a few degrees off center and they ignore that and continue what they were doing anyway.

  6. Brooklyn needs to be moderated. He’s trying to slip in by posting one innocent post first. Be gone! If you could make $11,000 a month you’d keep it to yourself.

  7. Installing metal sights to replace the junk plasticy sights on any handgun is certainly a worthwhile project but installing tritium sights many times is “not” a good idea and largely a waste of money.

    Tritium sights can only be seen when it is so dark that you cannot identify your target which can lead to real tragedy as one Cop found out one night when his son came home early from college and he blew his own son away. It never occured to the cop to use a flashlight or call out who was there.

    Tritium sights also have only a half life of about 5 years, in other words they start to dim from the day you have them put on so they eventually must be replaced.

    • ” They start to dim after 5 years”. Your brain started to dim long before that, but it hasn’t shut you up.

      • to Flag Waver.

        I do not have to make a fool of you as you do it to yourself every time you post. Its common knowledge that tritium sights deteriorate and have a half life of 5 years.

        • Tritium’s half-life is 12.32 years.
          Still have sights that are serviceable (for me) that’re ~20 years old.

          Knowing is half the battle.

  8. So… not quite cowitness height but just barely enough to clear a suppressor and gold flake. The chicano of the sight world. Like a harley that gets bagged but has huge flares and gold flake paint.

  9. “On the left above is the stock sight GLOCK puts on their pistols”

    NB: You misspelled the word “suck”.

  10. The last time I owned a Glock, it was a Gen 2 G17. I put fluorescent orange paint on the front sight. I rather liked the resulting sight picture, and wish they came from the factory that way. I ended up selling it off because it kept hitting me in the face with brass, even after two trips back to Glock.

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