S&W SD40VE Sight Replacement




What do you think about this video?

TinyFoe Bang: Did you have to do any drillings to get that tiny screw to lock the rear sight in place or was the screw hole already there when you took the old rear sight off?

Aaron Last: TheYankeMarshall...is there any night sights for this gun?

bang2loud1981: I just bought the Smith and wesson sd9ve with the m&p rear sight already on it previous owner installed it with a laser and 4 magazines 2 15 round and 2 16 round magazine and 3 50 round boxes of ammo for $360 bucks mine has the black slide on it

Ne Mar: Not bad--but is your spiel bashing the gun or changing the sights? Inexpensive does not mean cheap.

jrfoleyjr: The sight you are installing in the video is "out of stock, no back order" at Midway USA. Right next to it in the online listing there is a "Williams Fire Sight Set Smith & Wesson M&P Shield Fiber Optic Green Front, Red Rear". Will this fit the SD40VE? I hesitate to order because it is $45 unless I know it will fit.

LC ApexIXIPredator: Does anyone else slow down the video to .5 speed to hear him instructing drunk?

Leo Guy: Biggest weak point of the S&W SDVE pistol is the factory polymer recoil guide rod assembly, needs to be replaced with a metal one especially on the 9mm with a 20 lb one. My factory 17lb guide rod was causing limp wristing and starting to distort at the chamber end, heavier spring eliminates limp wristing. Cost me around $37 with shipping for a Galloway Precision recoil guide rod and spring, well worth it.

jason25711: What website did you get those sights at? Im looking for the same but for the sd9ve and dont want to spend much.

glenwood89420: I luckily has a spare M&P rear sight from putting night sights on my 40 and immediately put it on my sd9ve. It, along with the the Apex trigger spring kit, are crucial to getting this gun running great!

Jeffcontonio: I used a M&P sight on my piece. http://youtu.be/vHUnDtkB6Kg

1975acidburn: It isn't the brand of gun that makes any difference it's the skill level of the person shooting it. It's so annoying when people say ex: high points are junk, this sd40 isn't good. I bet not one person would stand there and be shot with it or any gun. Oh wait you can't shoot me with a high point, has to be name brand firearm. 

PatriotEagle: The trigger on mine is 9.5lbs, which I believe is the factory spec and I like it that way. On the sights, I got the same type you had on yours and I like it alot, but you know, I can understand why some may not.

larrewilhoit: My question is, is that M&P rear site for the M&P 9 or M&P 40 or does it not matter??? Cuz my ex girlfriend had a Smith and Wesson M&P 9 in her slide was fatter than my SD 40 it was f****** huge

Cakewalk Magee: so far, the sd9ve has been my favorite pistol that i own... it just feels so good in my hand

William Kiene: Thanks.......helpful video

mark bailey: I have had many glocks and some I liked but for the most part I didn't. I bought a SD40VE back in December 2013 and I enjoyed the weight and the precision and accuracy of this SD40VE. S&W has surpassed my expectations for this weapon so much that I sold all my glocks and bought 3 more SD40VE's and 4 SD9VE's with 7k rnds. for each weapon. Folks don't buy into the BULLcrap that glocks are a better weapon. They are not. I had FTF'S and fte's with glocks and I have never had either one with the SD40VE SD9VE. 

J Drake: I own two of these one in 9 and the other a 40, I dropped an APEX trigger kit in both and replaced the rear sights with the M&P one. The trigger jobs on both with the recommended polishing dropped the trigger pulls to around 5 lbs. Love them and would recommend them to anyone not wanting to buy into the GLOCK media/marketing hype to buy a cheap made gun at an inflated price.

moofushu: The New M&P sights are not adjustable?

Tyler Durden: Did you drill that hole and tap it for the rear screw or was it already there?

Christopher Little: Yankee, your text comments throughout your videos make me LMFAO. Thanks for the vids!

abeowski: So you buy the gun, then bash it the whole time all so you can brag about how you upgraded the sights for $1. I would've invested my dollar on a pair of fingernail clippers. 

julian campa: If this guy thinks the gun is so cheap and embarrassed to been seen with it then why own one??? Retard!!!

Bradley Pagels: i put the apex sprink kit and AET trigger kit in my SD. now it has a crisp 5.5 lb pull and no over travel or super long resets. best investment ever!

Tyler Durden: Nice you sound like Jello Biafra from the DK's.

Nathan Pieters: Hey dude, at least you're not open carrying a hipoint. There's this guy around here that does. He shows it to everybody who talks guns too. lol

MR-FLIP: HOW HAVE THIS SIGHT HELD UP

MiKell Gladdone: What's your opinion of the sd40 now? Buy it?

Jay hernan: will this work on the SW40VE? 

Rob Espenship: Do you have the part# from midway USA 

G hrvyck: Rear sight, at that price, no longer available from three different sources.

john smith: The subtitles are hilarious

chrisautry12: I just replaced the rear sight on my SD9VE with an m&p sight as well. Called a gunsmith up the road and he said it won't work. I've seen this video and thought I would do it myself, at work and on the clock. Good video. 

chrisautry12: I just replaced the rear sight on my SD9VE with an m&p sight as well. Called a gunsmith up the road and he said it won't work. I've seen this video and thought I would do it myself, at work and on the clock. Good video. 

MrStratguy: for everyone who bashes the sd40ve as cheap , the cheap part is the price . stainless barrel , stainless slide , good accuracy , and way over the top RELIABILITY is not cheap in my book . there are you tube videos that show how to remove [ 2 ] trigger springs to lighten trigger pull . i did so with no polishing - took 25 minutes [ saved the 2 little spring in a small zip lock bag ] and have a trigger pull that is half the weight of stock -- no polishing required . now the gun is more accurate due to lighter trigger pull and is still safe - i know for sure because my 40 has dropped off my bed to the carpeted floor and did not fire - fully loaded mag with one in the chamber [ gun is under the pillow for home defense and ready to go , not locked in a safe . btw - no kids in the house ] . that is the way smith and wesson engineered the trigger mechanism . finger pressure must be on the trigger in order for the gun to fire . if you don't like the rear sight then go ahead and change it - probably won't make you shoot better , just feel better . interesting that the more expensive m&p sight fits the sd40ve - there is probably other parts that also fit . you can also mirror polish the stainless slide . that's another mod to make you feel better that cost nothing but time . cheap ??? that's just the price . i am absolutely confident in this semi auto . you can spend way more but you won't get a more reliable pistol .

Jeremiah Dial: Product #: 163458 This is the midwayUSA part number for the B&J Machine P500 that I believe he is using in the video. I also have a S&W SD9VE and I love the gun, I believe someone stated that they put an APEX spring kit in their gun, as did I and it shoots great. I am going to try this sight out and see how it works! Thanks for the great video and the awesome closed caption comments!

TheYankeeMarshal: I am not sure why you would want it, but you can have it if you do.

MadMetalManiac74: oh, I did not know. I always thought it looked exactly like a glock lol

David Chase: I recently purchased the sd9ve, and plan on replacing the sights with some night sights, and now I know that I can use M&P sights, which I will be ordering tomorrow.

letgouvgod: BJ machine...that's YUGE MAN YUGE!

TheYankeeMarshal: it is not quite as accurate or easy to handle, but it seems every bit as reliable.

Sarin Highwind: Or you could just go buy a Hi-Point ...

TheYankeeMarshal: They are acceptable.

kasper7106: I have a BJ machune but I am not gonna mention your moms name on youtube

trevor starkweather: MnP sights work on the SD,both front and rear..im fixing to order me some for my SD40,t

JollySheepDog1: haha that was nice EL CHEAPO...!!! si senor.

TheYankeeMarshal: Who says I am wearing any.

Edgar Mendoza: Do you have a link for the sight?

TheYankeeMarshal: You could do it with just a nylon hammer or a hammer and a brass punch.

Baconator Green: Everyone knocks the gun for being cheap but I've out shot glocks. 1911s. Pretty much everything.

Rating:
S&W SD40VE Sight Replacement 4.7 out of 5

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