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Glock night sights

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by glock2626, Mar 23, 2007.

  1. glock2626

    glock2626

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    Whats in the tritum night sites that makes it so they always seem to glow. I swear i can leave it in my dresser all day and pull it out in a dark room and they glow. Will they ever where out?
     
  2. voodoomanx

    voodoomanx Large Member

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    its tritium...

    ok well that was captain obvious. 12years of life...they are radioactive isotopes.

    (there is a whole section dedicated to sights and optics)
     

  3. ArmoryDoc

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    Radioactive gas. Tritium gas glows without recharging until it expires which is at least 12 years from mfg.
     
  4. Quail Fat

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    I think the radioactive tritium gas excites something in the phosphores making the phosphorous glow.
     
  5. Darth Glocker

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