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I saw a bunch of sights for sale on eBay, some of which might work on the front of my .45.

There were several different heights, but I have no idea if there is a standard way of measuring sight height so had no clue what might or might not do what I want. I wrote and asked the seller but he never replied.

Can anybody tell me the practical meaning of .170, .180, .190, etc.?

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Well I wish I knew!

But I think they are measuring in point what ever inches, like .170". As to how it pertains to your sight picture, and the aim of your bore, there is the question.

I don't have one, but I know there are laser bore sights, so you can see and adjust your sights to match where they hit at certain distances, before even shooting them.
 

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JimL said:
Can anybody tell me the practical meaning of .170, .180, .190, etc.?

JimL
Robby is corect in that the measurement is taken in inches such as .170". That would be the height of your sights. Two ways to do this: 1. Measure the sight on your 24/7 .45 or if you don't have it find one in a gun shop and measure it. 2. Call Taurus and ask them the height.

Or if someone here would be kind enough to measure the sights on their 24/7 Pro .45 that would work also.

Sight height is measured from the top of the slide to the top of the sight.
 

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NYPD in AZ said:
Sight height is measured from the top of the slide to the top of the sight.
Using that standard, my 24/7 .45 is .170" when measured with my digital caliper.
 

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JimL said:
I saw a bunch of sights for sale on eBay, some of which might work on the front of my .46.

JimL
Jim...is the .46 a new caliber we didn't know about? :p ;)
 
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