Glow-On Gun sights paint on a colt 45

Glow-On Gun sights paint on a colt 45

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    Glow-On Gun sights paint on a colt 45

    This thread intends to show the transition of a set of Bomar style iron sights with Glow-On:


    We started with this:




    Go with the glow


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    First transition to a straight eight style:
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    Yet another custom transition.
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    Here's a photo kindly provided by Gun Sights Reviews.
    Aqua on the back and original on the front sights.


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    This is how the are today.
    All this custom work is done with paint.


    Please notice the different light levels.


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    Seeing as the firearm sits in the dark most of the time the sights remain dark when U need them in the dark.

    That's not necessarily the case.


    A tactical LED lamp is an essential part of any strategy.
    We would not advise to anyone to go on and start shooting in the dark at everything that moves!
    A Tactical LED lamp is the bare minimal, should everything else fail.


    A lamp will rekindle the Glow-On sights but in two seconds, which is about the time you need to sweep the lamp from rear to front sight.


    From that moment on, you'd have enough time to effectively perform a safety scan of your home to check locks and bolts.




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    Go with the glow

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    Find Glow-On gun sights paint on eBay, amazon and glow-on.com

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    How long does the LED charge last?

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    Quote Originally Posted by fredg53 View Post
    How long does the LED charge last?
    how long does it last after a year?

    2 years?

    Please tell us the straight truth, you must have some extended test results. Can those be published here?
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    Quote Originally Posted by pdxmale View Post
    how long does it last after a year?

    2 years?

    Please tell us the straight truth, you must have some extended test results. Can those be published here?
    The specifics are explained on the first four threads. Please read on.
    It won't cost you anything to try it yourself.
    Your purchase including the shipping and handling are guaranteed.

    In any case I'll open a new thread with physical tests of this product in a in minute to please.
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    Did you guys see this one already?


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    Thumbs up Would Glow-On Super Phosphorescent gun sights paint work on a Tokarev?

    Quote Originally Posted by willzilla
    Would this work on a Tokarev? No indent to paint into so would it easily flake off?






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    Absolutely. As well as on any plain iron sights.


    Especial care have to be given to:
    1.- Make sure the surface is thoroughly clean.
    Alcohol of good quality and a clean paper towel will do the job.
    2.- Let the paint dry and don't try to scratch it to see if it's dry... let it cure for a couple of days before you holster your firearm. the paint will continue to harden for days just like any paint and so it becomes permanent.
    3.- Optional, a scouring pad or fine sand paper can be use to create a bit of tooth on the sights surface to help adherence if the surface is polished.


    Last edited by gatopardo; February 28th, 2014 at 09:59 PM.
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    Nice array of pistols, gatopardo. But - where's the M&P? Will Glo-On work on those? Just joking. I've painted the sights on my M&P40C & it works just fine.
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    I use it on several handguns and on the rifle front sight of my 870, uses a big ghost ring rear.
    It's been on them for over a year now, no real loss of illumination noticed. They do live in the dark most of the time.

    As was mentioned, even a very short exposure to almost any light source renders them usable.
    Last edited by molleur; February 28th, 2014 at 05:41 PM. Reason: fat fingers!
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