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    We are changing presentation, a bit. Mainly to streamline our production line, plus nest month we should have bigger versions of the paint for those guys that can't ever have enough of something.

    This is what the options are:


    Option 1, Single vial special, for a fisherman or gun owner who only will use pigment, also: Clock makers, scale modeling.

    Contents:
    -Single vial 2.3 ml of Glow-On super phosphorescent.
    -Instructions sheet.
    -Two applicators.

    US$ 7.49 plus S&H


    Option 2, Single vial plus special package special pigment plus some self adhesive for rear sights, clock makers, scale modeling, TV remote control, some light witches.

    Content:
    -1 Single vial 2.3 ml of Glow-On super phosphorescent.
    -1 Sheet of Glow-On self adhesive (about 1" x 4") for custom use on rear gun sights or a remote control light switches etc.
    -1 Instructions sheet.
    -2 applicators.

    US$ 10.49 plus S&H



    Option 3, Full package, single vial, special package plus a self adhesive sheet for custom work: Gun sights, electric switches, fishing bait, gun sights, clock markers, scale modeling, TV remote controls, arts and crafts, etc.

    Contents:
    -1 Single vial 2.3 ml of Glow-On super phosphorescent.
    -1 Instructions sheet.
    -2 applicators.
    -1 Sheet of Glow-On self adhesive for custom work ( about 2" x 4").

    US$ 13.49 plus S&H


    Thank you very much for your support, Gato (__^..^
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    Check this out!!!!!!

    I thought i was a good hand with my own product but this man deserves a prize for his deft hand.



    Quite frankly this is an exceptional example on how to use the Glow-On
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    Why buy glow dots when you can make them for a dime.

    This one is for people who don't like to paint anything or use paint, or are messy using paint, but like to use utility knives or scissors.

    Using only the Glow-On self adhesive one can make hundreds of glow dots for a fraction of the cost.

    They have to be set permanently with colorless nail polish, and you'll need to purchase a button hole punch for the job, is it easy, you bet it is just watch.

    The whole process takes a couple of minutes.

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    easy gun sights enhancement 2

    Second installment of the phosphorescent gun sight saga.


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    Glow-On vs. the others

    We are asked frequently how does Glow-On compare to other phosphorescent pigments.
    Here is a brief video comparing two of the best and the most generic against our paint.

    A few points:
    Our pigment doesn't need a white background to work because is not transparent like the others.
    Glow-On glows brighter at a slightly wavelength, a brighter color due to the technology used.
    For the same reason glows longer.

    Nothing wrong with the other products, they are just designed for a different purposes.


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    Glow-On fiber optic effect in complete dark

    Recently we had a visit from an Oklahoma city dweller who learned from us on Youtube, after a couple of emails we got together in our cat cave and proceeded to pimp his pistol here a few pics:


    We

    We used Self adhesive green glow and orange glow to create the effect of fiber optics , but in the dark.

    It takes three seconds to charge the sights, the green will glow brighter than tritium for thirty minutes, the orange a tad less.

    Our new friend left very happy, he promised to bring some doughnuts next time.
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    Enhance your gun sights

    Here are two pics of some gun sights enhanced with Glow-On

    All for just a few bucks, in fact all we used is an Option 2 for the whole thing and we still had some left for something else!





    Option 2
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    The options have changed a bit regarding the self adhesive.
    we stopped cutting squares and stripes and added an extra layer of Glow-On to improve the material.

    We've found that is more efficient to cut and measure as we go to avoid waste.
    If one decides to make glow-dots with all the material it is a lot easier if one has a bigger piece than small strips and squares.

    By the way here is a fly by tutorial on how to make dots.
    The adhesive is not strong enough to hold since the surface is so small, but a couple of layers of nail polish later and they'll stay in place.
    For the hardcore gunner, one can use SUPER GLUE GEL To attach them, they'll still have to be covered with transparent nail polish to protect them from grim and such.

    Please keep in mind super glue can get messy in no time, so use the gel type which allows for more working time. If you stick your fingers together, super glue can be removed with nail polish remover.

    Something else to keep in mind in the world of glow, BIGGER IS BETTER, so if you can cram big dots on your sights, by all means do, they'll glow longer.

    Since there is a limited amount of hole puncher sizes, we've been able to find 1/8" and 1/16" only using the paint is better in some cases.

    Let's keep in mind , there is more than one way to skin a cat
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    Here is a small poster and it shows briefly the Glow-On paint application.
    Glow-On starts at US$ 7.49 plus S&H

    Go with the glow

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    Here is a small tutorial using both the Glow-On Super Phosphorescent paint and the self adhesive.

    Please notice I added the super glue gel notice:

    Generally is not necessary, but if your weapon sees a lot of action you might need it.
    Super glue gel will give you a few extra seconds to set the self adhesive.
    Do it at your own risk, super glue can be messy.
    Still one should use transparent nail polish to keep it allows for an easy cleaning and protects.


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    Enhance what you already have

    Today we want to outline the fact that Glow-On is a useful aid in 3 very important aspects of self defense:

    1.- Logistically, it allows you to find your firearm and your led tactical light fast, in fact with the help of your peripheral night vision.



    2.- A quick sweep of your tactical light over the sights will have them glowing very brightly in no time and ready to use. Yes I said a quick sweep, we don't need minutes or hours like someone might have suggested!



    3.- In combination with a tactical light Glow-On is a powerful aid. The use of this technique is a safe option to gun mounted lamps which force the user to sweep the weapon over unintended targets



    Like everything else, practice makes perfect. And of course there are several ways to use the tactical light. Local ranges offer courses so get some info, you owe it to yourself.



    Glow-On is an enhancer, so if one is going to get an alarm and a dog, several weapons, different calibers, etc. night vision and lasers:

    What harm will it do to spend a few bucks to enhance what we already have?
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    Here is a logic sequence of the Glow-On application:
    A small self adhesive patch applied to the underside of the weapon, plus a strip around a tactical light to find them easily in the dark, to avoid confusion in the case of emergency.
    Of course the Glow-On paint applied to the gun sights.



    A quick boost to the gun sights, barely a couple of seconds, are needed.



    We recommend attendance to a local range to be assisted on the use of a firearm along with a tactical light, there are several methods.
    Training by a NRA instructor is important.





    This is not meant to be an instructional sheet, it merely shows the efficiency of glow-on as visual aid lining up a shot with a firearm.

    We cannot stress enough the importance of real training, by a professional instructor.
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    Gun sight paint good for pistols and rifles.

    Just a brief reminder, Glow-On gun sight paint is good for pistols and rifles, come and check us out at glow-on.com






    Here is the rear sight of a mosin nagant

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    Glow-On gun sight paint and a tactical lamp

    With the help of a lamp Glow-On can be an efficient tool for home defense.
    One has to be sure at what is one shooting at of course.

    For this purpose training by a professional instructor is important as there are specialized classes regarding the use of tactical light.

    We've learned some instructors discourage the use of a lamp attached to the tact rail under the muzzle of a pistol because while illuminating an unintended target one would violate the rule that states that one points the weapon only at things one wants to destroy.

    At the same time one can manipulate the lamp as a distraction, directing the attention of the attacker and possible fire to the light instead of our body.



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    Obviously one size doesn't fit all, so due to our customers demand the Glow for gun sights will come in different sizes and color, we are going to implement the purchase page of our website next week so please visit.

    Prices and photos will be posted soon and the choices will be available on the shopping cart.

    Go with the glow

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