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Old 06-21-2012, 01:18 PM
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Painted the front sight on my .380 also.

See the fullsize version at: http://s1123.photobucket.com/albums/...er_media_share

See the fullsize version at: http://s1123.photobucket.com/albums/...er_media_share

See the fullsize version at: http://s1123.photobucket.com/albums/...er_media_share
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Old 06-21-2012, 01:47 PM
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Charlee , what brand of paint is that ? Looks great man .
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Old 06-21-2012, 02:14 PM
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Thanks Shootin X's!!
The paint is called SiteGlo. Purchased from EBay. It is the Color scheme, Yellow during Daylight and Green in Dark. The Paint glows for quite a while after being in light and was easy to install.
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Old 06-21-2012, 05:48 PM
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Mine sits in a gun vault all day on the nitestand , was curious how long it glows after a little time under the lite .
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Old 06-21-2012, 06:44 PM
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The paint glowed for about 2 hours after having it in direct sunlight. It made low light conditions a 1000% better just with the yellow day color of paint.
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Old 06-21-2012, 06:45 PM
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Old 06-21-2012, 06:46 PM
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I carry mine as my concealed carry gun and the paint made a world of difference and highly recommend it!
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Old 06-21-2012, 11:08 PM
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Sweet will pick some up .
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Old 06-22-2012, 01:32 AM
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I tried to view your pictures this AM. got this from Photo bucket. http://s1123.photobucket.com/albums/...er_media_share

when you carry this pistol does the paint go dim, because your pistol is in the holster unable to get the required light to keep it bright?


5.56 the paint wont help you much if you wear reading glasses, because you Will be able to see the sight, but not the target, ask me how I know this, I wore trifocals for years, you can't imagine what a problem this can be. just had cataracts removed from both eyes, in the last 3 months, have not tried to shoot yet...... ..
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Old 06-22-2012, 11:33 AM
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Yes, the paint fades out after a couple of hours. But I am happy with it especially in low light conditions. And I wear glasses and I have no problem seeing target.
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Old 07-11-2012, 02:49 PM
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Charliee
I think I like the chartreuse better than the white.

I tried white and at the outdoor range it seemed to wash out, the same thing happened with red. I might try the chartreuse. Let me know how it works out for you.
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Old 07-11-2012, 08:51 PM
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I initially painted my front sight white. But, that didn't work well when shooting at WHITE targets.

I settled on Hot Pink.
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Old 07-11-2012, 09:13 PM
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I put a little white finger nial polish on my front sight only and it worked great.
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Old 07-14-2012, 08:37 PM
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The paint on the front sight has made all the difference in the world in low light, dark conditions. The yellow color during daylight has made acquisition of targets much better!!
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Old 07-15-2012, 06:55 AM
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At first i painted mine highviz green then i took the slide lock and safety and hammer out to polish them and i polished the top of the front sight at same time rest of gun is parkerized but highly oiled so it dont look so dull. Also has pachmyer american legend wrap around grips . Like ad much as colt i carried in army.
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