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Posted: 11/11/2012 3:10:05 PM EST
I just bought a S&W 22a at the local gun show, I haven't gotten it yet because Maryland sucks (7 Day wait), but I can tell that the sights are going to be hard to see. Has anyone here done anything to make them better? I don't want to just throw some white paint on it (I don't have a problem painting it if there was a way to make it look good). If you have a solution please add pics. I really liked the way it felt in my hand and the way it "pointed", the only problem I could see would be the sights. Thanks for any advise.
Link Posted: 11/11/2012 3:27:52 PM EST
the hi-vis sight on the 22s is nice... I like it.
Link Posted: 11/11/2012 3:32:34 PM EST
[Last Edit: 11/11/2012 3:40:40 PM EST by Machine249]
Checked them out... I didn't see them made for that model.
Link Posted: 11/11/2012 3:53:01 PM EST
[Last Edit: 11/11/2012 3:55:03 PM EST by Bounce19712]
hmm, I can't find an image for one either.... but it's factory "hi-vis".....

here's what it looks like on a bull barrel

Link Posted: 11/11/2012 4:05:10 PM EST
That looks kinda like what I'm looking for, thanks for the tip. I'll keep looking for them.
Link Posted: 11/11/2012 11:06:50 PM EST
I cleaned mine with brake cleaner and then painted white around the sights and it helps.
Link Posted: 11/12/2012 5:30:55 AM EST
Originally Posted By vepr223:
I cleaned mine with brake cleaner and then painted white around the sights and it helps.

Do you have a pic looking down your sights? That's what I was thinking about doing, but I think I'd make more of a mess then anything else. Thanks for the input
Link Posted: 11/16/2012 3:08:43 PM EST
I am working on the same project. I was in the hobby store couldnt decide on a paint. They had glow in the dark paint for night sights. Ill probably end up with a red dot or reflex sight.
Link Posted: 11/16/2012 3:20:11 PM EST
order testors paint online...they have flourescent in Acrylic...

also someone makes irons paint....I have a little vial of bright orange acrylic.
Link Posted: 11/16/2012 4:43:10 PM EST
So is acrylic the way to go over regular enamel? I'm thinking of just using white and trying to mask everything the best I can to keep from getting it everywhere.
Link Posted: 11/21/2012 11:16:49 AM EST
Try this place, this paint stays on and stays brite!

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