Heckler and Koch VP9 is a semi-automatic pistol made for self-defense and close-range hunting. Created in 2014, VP9 has been a popular handgun since then. Till now, it’s available for purchase in both new and 2nd hand market. Naturally, you would want a compatible HK VP9 sight.
If you have searched about sights, you already know there are so many sights compatible with VP9. How many of them are good? Probably not that many. But how do you determine which one is good for your gun and which aren’t?
Don’t worry, I am not here to make you more confused. In fact, I will try to help you find the best sight for HK VP9. Without further delay, let’s start things up.
Best HK VP9 Red Dot Sights
1. Trijicon RM06-C-700672 RMR Type 2 Adjustable LED Sight
Trijicon is one of the most well-known optics manufacturer. They are known for their medium to high-end scopes and sights. RM06-C is a red dot sight compatible with VP9.
Constructed from high-quality aluminum, RM06 is available in two different variants. The one we have here is 3.25 MOA red dot one. There is another one with 6.25 MOA red dot reticle. RM06 is water, fog, and shock proof.
It is also compatible with picatinny rail, weaver rail, ACOG add-on, riflescope add-on, pistol, and double barrel rifle. Doesn’t matter what you have on your hand right now, I am sure you can install this on top of that.
Lens used here is also fully multi-coated. Making it much more durable and brighter. There is total 8 level of brightness adjustments available on this sight. You can manually adjust the brightness or it will automatically compensate for the light.
What improvement does Type 2 offer?
It has an improved battery contact that prevents flicker under recoil. It is also motion activated.
Is this a fake one or real?
This is a real one. You can identify the fakes quite easily. They have terrible build quality and coloring. Color will come off easily from scratches.
Do you need additional mounts?
On some guns it will require mounts. While others will take in it quite easily as it is.
2. Vortex Optics Viper Red Dot Sight – 6 MOA Dot
Vortex Viper is a famous lineup of sights and other optics from Vortex. They make some of the best lens for scopes in the market. Different companies buys lens from Vortex to make sights. While viper is venomous, Viper from Vortex is a name of trust. Everything offered under this banner has been good.
Vortex Viper is constructed from aircraft-grade aluminum. The very best type of aluminum used in all sorts of machineries and guns. This sight is fog, water, and shockproof. Ideal choice for handguns or heavy rifles.
Lens of this is fully multi-coated. Making it bright in different conditions. It is also scratch resistant to some degree. As there is no moisture present in the sight, it won’t blur the vision in cold weather. That’s a huge plus point for any sights.
What is the red dot size of this sight?
It’s a 6 MOA red dot reticle.
Can you adjust the windage and elevation of this sight?
Yes, you can adjust both of them in this sight.
What is the battery life of Vortex Viper?
Viper can last up to 30k hours on high setting and 150 hours on low brightness setting. You can adjust the brightness yourself.
3. HOLOSUN HS507C-X2 Classic Multi Reticle Red Dot Sight
Holosun HS507c is one of the most recommended pistol red dot sight on the market. Naturally, it’s a great HK VP9 red dot sight as well. Holosun may not be an American company, but their service has been nothing but praiseworthy.
Housing of this sight is constructed from high-quality aluminum. Lens of this sight is also fully multi-coated. In short, it’s an excellently made sight.
Besides being strong and durable, this sight is also water, fog, and shockproof. Making it an ideal companion for both pistol and rifles. Mounting support of this sight is also quite impressive.
Center dot of HS507c-x2 is 2 MOA. There is another circle around it sized at 32 MOA. Both of them are visible and gets extremely bright under light. Low-light performance is quite good as well. Battery life on this sight is insane. A single CR1632 battery will last you for over 50k hours.
How many brightness level?
There is 10 adjustable daylight brightness setting and 2 night-time. Making a total of 12.
Does it come with picatinny mount?
No, it doesn’t come with picatinny mount.
Where is Holosun made in?
They are made in China.
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4. TRUGLO TFX Pro Tritium/Fiber Handgun HK VP9 Sight
Truglo TFX and TFX Pro are two of the most used sights on pistol. If we are talking about night sights, Truglo will come in the conversation always. There is a good reason for that as well. While this is not a VP9 red dot, it’s a sight for VP9 nonetheless.
Construction of night-sight is a fascinating subject. There is always two or more materials used in the process. First, we got the tritium fiber glow stick. Those stick are then covered with an aluminum cylinder. Later, that cylinder is covered with polymer, rubber, aluminum, etc.
Bottom line, Truglo TFX Pro construction is as good as it’s possible.
It comes in a pair of two. One front sight and one rear. Night sights are model specific in case you didn’t know. You need to purchase the one made specifically for your gun. Front sight of this is orange colored tritium and the back is green. Two color combination might seem weird on paper but it’s really not. It won’t take much time to get used to them.
Will this fit on HK VP9?
Yes, they will fit on the VP9 perfectly fine.
Are these difficult to install?
If this is your first time installing a pair of sight, they can be rather tedious. It becomes easier as you do it on more guns or with more pair of sights.
Are they clearly visible in the night?
Yes, they are clearly visible during the night. I mean, they are made to serve that purpose.
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5. Trijicon Night/ Suppressor Sights/HK Bright for H&K Vp9
Simple night sights are sometimes everything you need. They are light, durable, visible during night and day, and cheap. What more could you ask for in a sight? Right?
Trijicon night sight is made from 2 different materials. Guarding the fiber an aluminum cylinder and guarding the cylinder huge rubber armor. Together, they protect the light source and keeps the sight unscratched.
Tritium provides a battery free instant glow in the dark solution. You don’t need to worry about changing the battery or carrying replacements. Each of the tritium is capped with sapphire jewel. Making them extremely bright and durable.
Will they fit on VP9?
This particular model right here will fit many guns made by Heckler and Koch including VP9.
Does it get enough bright to work in night?
It gets bright enough to see the target clearly. It won’t get as bright as a digital night vision scope. But it gets bright enough to get the job done.
Will the Tritium degrade over the years?
Tritium isn’t eternal. It will dim down as time passes. If that happens, you can easily replace the glowstick by buying a spare pair from Trijicon.
6. HIVIZ HKLW11 H&K Litewave Rear Sight fits HK VP9
HKLW11 is a rear night sight that fits HK45/P30/VP9. HIVIZ makes night sights for almost all popular handguns. VP9 is one of them. HKLW11 is a single piece rear sight with tritium glow stick.
Unlike other sights that comes with stock glowsticks, HIVIZ includes red, black, and green replaceable LitePipes. Depending on what color you fancy, you might want to switch things around.
Replacing the pipes are quite easy. Perhaps the easiest replacement system in any night sights. Tritium chemicals are held inside an injection molded housing. Keeping the original color and vibrance along the way.
Those sticks are then protected by a housing made out of solid steel. There is no aluminum cylinder involved here. To be honest, you don’t need that here either. Material used here is quite thick and durable.
Where is this sight made in?
It’s made in the USA. You will get quick customer service due to that.
Is this sight accurate?
It’s as accurate as a night sight possibly can.
Is this sight holster compatible?
Yes, this sight is holster compatible.
7. ArmaLaser Designed HK VP9 GTO Green Laser Sight
A list about HK VP9 sights would have been incomplete without including a laser sight. GTO is a green laser light made for HK VP9 by ArmaLaser. ArmaLaser is a very well-known laser manufacturer.
GTO has laser sights compatible with many other guns. But don’t try to use this on other models. High-chance you will fail miserably.
One of the best feature of laser sight is getting activated from gripping the gun. You don’t need to press anything, just grip the gun and the laser gets activated. That’s present in this sight as well. Laser has a matte black finish to compliment your pistol. It blends in well with the pistol as well.
A great benefit of this laser is installation process. It’s straightforward process. Even if this is your first time installing a laser on a pistol, you won’t have any issues whatsoever.
You can control the windage and elevation of this laser with a simple tool. That simple tool is included in the package. Battery compartment is located in a convenient place. You don’t need to fix the laser after changing the battery. A huge plus point for a lot of security workers.
Will this fit on a VP9 SK?
Yes, GTO/FLX55 will fit a SK version of VP9. They share the same bottom rail.
Does it come with FLX grip strip?
FLX is included with the kit.
What is this laser made out of?
This laser sight is constructed from polymer. Same type of material that is used for making pistols.
Even though VP9 is not even a decade old, it’s still one of the most popular handgun of this era. Versatility and accuracy of this gun sets it apart from other choice. Did you know, this gun is also known as SFP9 in Europe?
All of the sights mentioned here will support that Europe variant of the gun as well. HK VP9 sights can be very expensive or extremely cheap.
The choice is yours to be honest. It’s all laid down here. You just need to pick. All of them mentioned here are the right choice for your gun. You can’t go wrong with either.
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