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painting stock sights

This is a discussion on painting stock sights within the XD Gunsmithing and Maintenance forums, part of the XD Talk category; Try taking a piece of paper to make a template if you're looking to paint dots. Otherwise, any small brush should work fine. The other ...


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Old 05-08-2012, 10:24 PM   #11
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Try taking a piece of paper to make a template if you're looking to paint dots. Otherwise, any small brush should work fine. The other member mentioned the one that comes with the model paint caps.
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I ended up using an elmer's bright orange paint marker. Def stands out better than the white. Thanks for the tips
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Old 05-09-2012, 07:53 AM   #13
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Don't forget Glo-On. It woks well and he's a sponsor
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+1. Stuff is inexpensive and works great!

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Old 05-09-2012, 09:27 AM   #16
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I Glo-On'd my sights and they look great! I love the glow look too! I hope I never have to use them!



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+1. Stuff is inexpensive and works great!

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That's "Glo-On" ? How much $ ?
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I Glo-On'd my sights and they look great! I love the glow look too! I hope I never have to use them!



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They don't offer you any advantages during daylight?
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They don't offer you any advantages during daylight?
It's not that much. Here's his last post:

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Nice guy too. They work just like any other painted sights in the day time. Plus glow in the dark. Better than just paint IMHO.
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It's fine stuff if you don't want to pay for night sights or tritium sights or whichever, but i'm not putting nail polish glued on stickies in place of actual sights. Just my opinion.
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