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Posted: 6/10/2001 6:03:05 PM EST
I was thinking about putting some blaze orange paint on my front sight post? Has anybody done this or does anybody have any thoughts on this. Just wondering, Thanks DG84
Link Posted: 6/10/2001 6:05:36 PM EST
Do what im doing order a KNS prescision front sight and dont worry about the big fat front sight!! I ordered mine from bushmaster.com should be here tommorow. KNS has its own web sight with lots of other goodies as well. [rail]
Link Posted: 6/10/2001 6:07:03 PM EST
I was thinking about using some of the glow in the dark sight paint. Anybody try this yet?
Link Posted: 6/10/2001 9:10:39 PM EST
First, give it a coat of flat white, and then use flourescent orange. You will be surprised at how bright it will be.
Link Posted: 6/10/2001 9:39:14 PM EST
i'm not sure if painting your front sight blaxe orange and then trying to shoot at a blaze orange target 100+ yards away is very smart...
Link Posted: 6/10/2001 9:44:48 PM EST
Hello? They do sell targets which are not blaze orange.
Link Posted: 6/10/2001 9:48:15 PM EST
Link Posted: 6/10/2001 9:56:18 PM EST
Originally Posted By MelonPopper: Hello? They do sell targets which are not blaze orange.
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yeah, but road crews still wear blaze orange, or are you one of those who does not suffer road rage? [sniper]
Link Posted: 6/11/2001 12:31:32 AM EST
Troy, the trijicon have one dot on it (maybe 2), out of 4 positions? I'm guessing if I installed it, zeroed it, the dot would not be where I wanted it. How you fix that?
Link Posted: 6/11/2001 2:19:10 AM EST
I once swapped out my front sight with an orange one I bought from cheaperthandirt. No special night properties, it was just colored orange. Once I put my eye up to sight it against the target, it appeared black. No difference. So, IMO, unless it has night properties (trijicon etc) I don't think it will be any benefit.
Link Posted: 6/11/2001 4:50:17 AM EST
One of my A2 Govt barrels came in with the front sight painted. I left it there to see if it did anything. Same as 7. It just appears black, no difference. I wouldn't bother to paint one. Ross
Link Posted: 6/11/2001 8:53:14 AM EST
I did it on my SKS and haven't regretted it. It really helps one to more quickly acquire the sight picture. I just used some marking paint I had around (which will come off easily if I ever want to remove it).
Link Posted: 6/11/2001 10:20:30 AM EST
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