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Posted: 12/7/2003 10:45:36 PM EDT
I was wondering if anyone knew how to get the night sights to glow. I have the painted dots not the tritium inserts. thanks.
Link Posted: 12/8/2003 3:46:34 PM EDT
If they are dirty, that affects their luminescence. Mine seem to need a "charge" of light to glow, like a few minutes with a flashlight.
Link Posted: 12/8/2003 6:11:14 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/8/2003 6:14:50 PM EDT by presto99]
mine are a dingy yellow-brown color, can't tell if it's age or cosmo-gunk. I cant get them to charge. I am considering finding some luminous paint similar to what watch faces are painted with. where can this be found?
Link Posted: 12/9/2003 6:06:46 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/9/2003 6:15:13 PM EDT by Onepoint]
Try sanding them lightly I hear, to get the grime off.

If that doesn't work -

http://www.brownells.com/aspx/NS/store/ProductDetail.aspx?p=1480&title=BRIGHTSIGHTS+GUN+SIGHT+COATING

Kind of expensive to do a night sight or to with though.
Link Posted: 12/10/2003 3:54:41 AM EDT
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