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Hello all,
I picked up a NIB FNP 45 w/ the stainless slide a couple weeks ago. I really like it. Its my first .45 ( i have shot a few others a little) so it took a little getting used to. at first i was shooting very low and left. I figured this was due to anticipationg the recoil. after some practice, im getting good groups and they are no longer low, but still a little left consistently. I think I can actually see that the sights are off on the slide a little. Can I just hit them with a punch to adjust for windage?
Also, are these sight dovetails the same as any other pistol? I would really like some Tru glo TFO's on this thing.
Im also going to put a laser on it. any opinions on lasermax uni vs laserlyte?
 

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Before I started wacking on the sights, I'd let someone else shoot it.

I also tend to shoot low and left because I have wookie hands and tend to put too much finger on the trigger, which tends to pull the impact down and left. Also, watch where you put your thumbs.

If that doesn't work, I'd see if someone in your area has a universal sight pusher, which exerts constant force rather than tapping it with a brass punch.

Best of luck! :?
 

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Hi Peter;

I see that your post is older and thought you might get some help here before you move your sights. These are targets that help people figure out what they might be doing wrong from the standpoint of shooting errors. Also before you try to move your sights always use a "Sight Pushing Tool"

Most any good gunsmith will have one of these and perhaps a well equipped range will have one in the back room so you can see if your movement of the sight was correct. Don't hit your sights with a punch and a hammer. And don't let some well meaning friend do it either.They make tools for this don't run the risk of buggering up your pistol.

This first one is for Right handed shooters

http://www.reloadbench.com/pdf/files/TargetRightHanded.pdf

This second one is for the left handed shooter

http://www.reloadbench.com/pdf/files/TargetLeftHanded.pdf

I have used these targets for many different shooters as a coaching aid.
As long as the shooter has proper trigger squeeze and can shoot a group this will normally help out. Take a look.

There are many targets in PDF files here that can be printed out and used easily. In an 8 1/2" page format i would suggest using them at about 7 to 10 yards. for the average shooter. See how it works out for you.

http://www.reloadbench.com/pdf.html

Have fun

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