If you have the optic ready VP9, then you can skip this guide.
In this guide, we gonna show you how to install a red dot on HK VP9 without any mod for under just $90.
Basically you just need to buy the following optic plate adapter:
Milling the slide costs money and long wait time, these adapter plates are the best options for the original VP9.
They replace the rear dovetail sight and then you’re good to go. It also works with the HK P30L.
Let’s check them out…
Best VP9 Dovetail Optic Plates
Note: The Trijicon Mount is compatible with the following:
- VP9, VP9SK, VP40
- HK45, HK45 Tactical
- HK45CT, HK45C
- P30L, P30SK, P30, P30S
Ways To Mount Optics On HK VP9
- Use dovetail rear sight adapter
- Mill your slide
- Buy the new Optic ready VP9
If you need a optic for you VP9, please go: Best Pistol Red Dot Sights
You will need a sight removal tool to remove the rear sight.
The best ones I use is the Sight Pusher tool by Sight Master for only $60. It’s simple to use and affordable.
You can also use it to adjust the windage of the rear sight and work on other pistols as well without a workbench or a vice clamp.
RDS makes target acquisition faster and it makes traditional long shots much easier and accurate.
This gun has a perfect grip angle that allows you to pick up the sight picture right off the draw, therefore shooting it with a red dot sight is perfect.
Zeroed at 25 yards with 9mm, the VP9 can hit a group of 6″ with no problem on slow-paced firing. Anything closer, the dot allows the shot groups to be much tighter once it’s dialed in.
The VP9 has a great stock trigger package, so adding a red dot sight is the like putting a cherry on top!
Try the new Trijicon SRO with a larger field of view, so you will never lose the dot during follow up shots.
One Handed Operation & Clears Malfunctions
Rack the slide hard on belts, table, desks and more without damaging your optic
Buy HK VP9 Optics Ready Slide
So far, the only available option is the new 2019 VP9 long slide kit you can purchase from HK that cost about $500.
BUT...it has been discontinued
Please check Brownells to see it there is any left in stock.
If you’re in the market shopping around for VP9, then look no further than the brand new HK SFP9 OR (Optic Ready)
Right out of the box optic ready, and it will probably be the best bang for the buck.
No milling, no waiting, no wasteful spending
The package will include the adapter plates for various optics.
Check Price On Brownells (FFL Transfer Required)
No matter how you approach this upgrade project, the VP9 is a great striker-fired pistol from HK.
Shooting a red dot equipped handgun isn’t necessary, but it makes it better and cooler.
It also helps people with old eyes to aim better!
- The cheapest way is to buy a dovetail rear sight adapter
- 2nd way is to get your slide milled
- 3rd way is to buy the new Optic ready VP9
Be safe on the range and have fun!