Aftermarket sights are a common upgrade on 1911 pistols. We decided to install Heine Ledge sights on our Series 80 Stainless Officer’s ACP. The rear sight we ordered will fit a Novak style rear sight cut. This type of cut is was developed by Wayne Novak for his excellent LoMount sights. A measured drawing of cuts required to install these sights can be found here.
In this case we are installing a Heinie Ledge rear sight. However, a wide range of sights are available to fit this cut.
1911 Front sight installation We decided to upgrade the sights on our Colt Series 80 Officer’s ACP. In addition to adding a Heine Ledge rear sight, we needed to replace the factory front sight with […]
Parker Otto (P.O.) Ackley was a well known author and gunsmith who improved standard metallic cartridges by decreasing the body taper and increasing the shoulder angle. These changes provided increased case capacity and increased ballistic […]