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Night Fision to Offer Night Sights for 1911 Firearms

Night Fision to Offer Night Sights for 1911 Firearms

Night Fision to Offer Night Sights for 1911 Firearms

Dearborn, Mich. (January 15, 2019) – Night Fision, a leader in advanced tritium insertion solutions, has expanded their product line to include night sights compatible with 1911 firearms.

“One of the most popular handguns available is the 1911,” said Jacob Herman, Director of Sales and Marketing. “Night Fision has received an overwhelming response from our customers requesting 1911 sights, and we are pleased to announce that we will now offer night sights that will be compatible with the majority of these pistols.”

Night Fision’s newest sights fit the Novak® .495” x 65° dovetail cut, used by many of today’s top manufacturers of 1911 handguns.

Like all of Night Fision’s sights, these will feature the Perfect Dot® – a highly visible colored ring around the tritium vial that will not fade, chip, crack or peel under even the most adverse conditions, unlike many competitors’ hand-painted rings. Additionally, Night Fision sights utilize a higher concentration of tritium gas compared to leading competitors, ensuring Night Fision sights glow in the dark longer and brighter than others.

“When we started developing our next generation of Novak Sights, we looked for tritium insert innovation and chose Night Fision,” said Charley Pulit of Novak Designs Inc. “The Perfect Dot® is a better hard-use insert that resists damage, stains, fading, and discoloration. The Perfect Dot® almost equals fiber optic daytime brightness but has better acuity without the frailty or degradation that is known with fiber optic rods.”

Night Fision’s 1911 sights will be available for purchase beginning in March 2019. Consumers can choose a yellow, orange, white, blue or red front ring color. To purchase Night Fision products, please visit

About Night Fision

Based in Metro Detroit, Night Fision brings a rich background of automotive engineering, lean manufacturing and expertise in tritium illumination to the firearms industry. Its sister company, Cammenga, is the official manufacturer of the U.S. Army’s Tritium Lensatic Compass and provides them to national militaries around the world. As a result, Night Fision utilizes over 25 years of tritium insertion and military-grade manufacturing expertise to provide the brightest tritium night sights on the market today. The company’s proprietary Perfect Dot®, combined with CNC precision machined bodies and a higher concentration of tritium, allows for the creation of the highest quality pistol night sights with enhanced brightness, all Built in the USA with Swiss Tritium. For more information about Night Fision, please visit


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7 thoughts on “Night Fision to Offer Night Sights for 1911 Firearms”

  1. .465 X 65 is the rear sight specs. how about publishing the front sight dovetail specs for the sights you offer for sale. You have about 1/2 the info needed on you website in order to be able to pick, or not pick. By the way I have one Night Fision sight and it’s great. The next one would be for a Kimber and no info is offered!

  2. Hello sir thank you for the feedback. We are launching these at the end of this week. 1911 specs are as follows:

    Rears: .330” x 65° Front Dovetail Cut & .495” x 65° Dovetail Cut
    Front Option 1: 0.075” Base & 0.160” Blade Height
    Front Option 2: 0.075” Base & 0.180” Blade Height

  3. I have a 1911 Colt Commander, How do I know what I need? 0.160 blade height or 0.180 blade height. Thank you.

  4. I have a kimber khx pro… 0.160” or the 0.180”. I have one on a previous firearm I would like to order again.

  5. For kimber 1911s. The front sight is .180 tall, which is fine, but the rear sight is taller than this night fision rear sight. With that in mind, if I were to purchase this set, would I be better off going with the .180 tall front sight or the smaller front sight to go with the smaller than factory rear sight? My goal is to swap the current kimber sights for night fision, but keep as close to factory point of aim. Thanks so much!

  6. This is my second set of Night Fision sights. My first set is on a CZ P10C in green glow dome and blacked out rear sights. Live them and now I have Orange front and rear white on a 1 Citadel 1911 officers model and I love them too. Again not disapointed and highly recomed them if your looking for a set of sights. If i could figure out how to I would pist after installation pictures huge difference emphasis on huge.

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