Question on a Dan Wesson dovetail picatinny rail

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Question on a Dan Wesson dovetail picatinny rail

Post by Oleg G on Mon Nov 21, 2016 8:48 am

Folks,

I know that slide or frame mounted red dots are considered a standard. I have a Sig Sauer 1911 with Novak-type dovetail rear sight. I found this sight on CZ-USA page. Does anyone know, if it will fit the Sig? If so, any views on whether or not using this sight/rail for a small red dot is a good ideal? I have a Primary Arms sight, which is a clone of the Aimpoint HD Micro and it will fit on this small rail.

https://shop.cz-usa.com/productdetail/dw00033fixr_rear-sight-fixed-rail-novak-dovetail




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Re: Question on a Dan Wesson dovetail picatinny rail

Post by Jon Eulette on Mon Nov 21, 2016 9:03 am

Looks like it is same Novak dovetail. In my experience they ate too big or too small.....50 50 chance of drop in fit.
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Re: Question on a Dan Wesson dovetail picatinny rail

Post by Oleg G on Mon Nov 21, 2016 9:26 pm

Thanks, Jon. I'll take the 50/50 chance, the sight is only $40.
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Re: Question on a Dan Wesson dovetail picatinny rail

Post by LenV on Mon Nov 21, 2016 9:45 pm

What's it made of? It has a synthetic look. I went to site but didn't find.

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Re: Question on a Dan Wesson dovetail picatinny rail

Post by Oleg G on Tue Nov 22, 2016 1:11 pm

Should be metal (steel?). I bought a very similar one for my CZ-75 SA and it was definitely metal. It is holding up nicely and I have a Bushnell TRS mounted on it. That's one of the reasons, I am thinking about it for my 1911.

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Re: Question on a Dan Wesson dovetail picatinny rail

Post by rich.tullo on Tue Nov 22, 2016 2:15 pm

Jon Eulette wrote:Looks like it is same Novak dovetail. In my experience they ate too big or too small.....50 50 chance of drop in fit.
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They do not seem to fit nice, better off drilling the slide for a slide mount and shortening up a Marvel Rib.
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