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Offline K-Man

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Front Sight
« on: February 27, 2011, 07:57:19 AM »
Any suggestions on how to highlight the front sight?  
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Offline Z

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Re: Front Sight
« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2011, 08:30:28 AM »
Accurate Plating & Weaponry drills the front sight and then they will fill the hole with a color of your choice.

Offline Prescottian

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Re: Front Sight
« Reply #2 on: February 27, 2011, 10:21:57 AM »
White paint works for me: simple, cheap, easily renewed.

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Re: Front Sight
« Reply #3 on: February 27, 2011, 07:38:38 PM »
I tried the paint, didn't work for me. I shoot one mag a month through the gun once a month and clean it weekly. It did not hold up.

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Re: Front Sight
« Reply #4 on: February 27, 2011, 08:05:42 PM »
That 3M Red reflector tape that they put on trailers seems to hold up better than paint.  It sticks pretty good (better if you rough up the site first) and is easy to remove or replace.

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Re: Front Sight
« Reply #5 on: February 28, 2011, 02:37:41 AM »
Never thought about using tape. I may give it a try.

Offline K-Man

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Re: Front Sight
« Reply #6 on: February 28, 2011, 03:10:36 AM »
Thanks for the suggestions.
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Re: Front Sight
« Reply #7 on: February 28, 2011, 11:27:57 AM »
red finger nail polish   Tom
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Offline Dino

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Re: Front Sight
« Reply #8 on: February 28, 2011, 12:24:05 PM »
Wolverine or anyone else can you tell me how much it cost to have Accurte Plating do the sight?

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Re: Front Sight
« Reply #9 on: February 28, 2011, 12:34:57 PM »
I'm not positive because im not looking at my invoice but it's not much.  I think it would be $40 (their mim. shop charge).

Offline rodell

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Re: Front Sight
« Reply #10 on: February 28, 2011, 09:15:48 PM »
cwc, do you have a picture of the modified sight?
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Re: Front Sight
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Offline sdlsaginaw

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Re: Front Sight
« Reply #12 on: March 01, 2011, 11:23:41 AM »
Fingernail polish on the ramp works great.  Until a color change last weekend the same stuff had been on for most of last year and was still going strong.

Offline RickP

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Re: Front Sight
« Reply #13 on: March 01, 2011, 12:06:30 PM »
Fingernail polish for me too. Easily removed with fingernail polish remover. Lasts very well.

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Re: Front Sight
« Reply #14 on: March 05, 2011, 07:47:39 PM »
Fingernail polish works well for me also....red polish followed up with a shot of clear. On my S&W 642 it's lasted well over a year with numerous cleanings.