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Anyone use Brightsights to outline tritiums?

Discussion in 'Sights, Optics and Lasers' started by ajgranda, Dec 26, 2009.

  1. ajgranda

    ajgranda

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    Hi, thinking of getting a 1911 (Les Baer maybe) that only comes with tritium night sights with no white outline. I was thinking of using white Brightsights to outline the 3 dot tritiums. Has anyone done this?

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  2. G36Packer

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    Thanks, I've been looking for something to touch up my SureSights. I'm curious if the yellow stays bright yellow. The stuff I've tried so far doesn't.
     

  3. beretta-neo

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    I have used model paint to touch up the white rings around tritium.

    If it didn't start with white rings, however, I don't see how you can realistically create your own - not in any way that will look decent.

    I looked at the website link - and essentially, you could probably do the same thing with testors paint - for paint or touching up dots.

    But, what you are describing is why I avoid certain guns with night sights - because there are no white rings around the tritium.
     
  4. ajgranda

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    I was thinking I could do it with a toothpick maybe. Ever so gently of course. :dunno:
     
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    I use a needle or paperclip to do the touchups. I barely manage it with that. If you manage to get it done on a sight that didn't have the white to begin with, please post photos.!

    Thanks!
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  6. jsanti13

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    I paint the front face of the front sight minus the tritium vial face of course.

    I can quickly pick up my front sight and shot times are much faster for me also.