White Glock lettering on slide?

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  1. kindaclever1

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    As I was browsing some Glock gun porn :wow: I notice some pictures of Glock's with contrasting white lettering on the slide. Is this a mod some Glocker's are doing? If so can anyone explain how it's done? Thanks for the help in advance
     
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    Fire_Medic Polymer Butcher CLM

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    It' a mod people do, testers paint, crayons, acrylic pens/markers, etc.....
     

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    I just use finger nail polish let it dry awhile and then clean the slide off with polish remover acetone. :wavey:
     
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    WOW! these are the fast's replies I've think I've ever gotten. Thanks! Doesn't the lettering wear off at all? The finger nail polish seems like it would have some staying power. Especially with a clear coat or something over it.
     
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    I can't speak for durability as I have never painted the letters on my guns, just offering up what I have seen people using over the years.
     
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    On my carry G36 I had to touch it up after 6mts.
     
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    This was done about 2 years ago.
     
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    Thanks for the welcome, links and reply's. After doing some reading I think I'm going to go with model paint or finger nail polish. Hopefully I don't screw this up to bad :homer:
     
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    Nice post i was always wondering how it was done myself....maybe the whiners can use a nice pink or if they are real whiney a nice bright red would be nice..just kidding LOL
     
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    A few of mine, all done with fingernail polish.
     
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    Not real whiney but heres some red on mine.
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    Those turned out awesome! Nail polish is the way to go....Now to break into my wife's nail polish kit,bag,whatever its called and grab some white. that is If she has white, if not maybe a pearl?????:ack:
     
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    deeHKman "It Is Written"

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    It really stands out in pics. makes glock seem more unique...is the process time consuming??? I would like to try it on mine....No Clemson Tiger Orange tho....:supergrin:
     
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    It doesnt take that long at all 20-30 minutes per slide ( both sides) I use laquer thinner (steel patrs only) to clean the excess on a cleaning patch. put a little dab of paint in the rollmark let it dry 1-2 minutes then lightly whipe over it with the patch untill clean. When I do the magazines I clean the excess paint off with CLP on the patch but it takes a little elbow greese. Good luck
     
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    I just did this with nail polish... looks cool. I was bored, saw this thread, decided to do it. takes all of about 10 min.
     
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    So what do yo use on the mag's and what do you use to wipe it off? I'd like to atleast do my mags.
     
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    deeHKman "It Is Written"

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    Thank you so much sounds like a fun project, David:supergrin:
     
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    You could use anything else plastic friendly, thats just how I do it.
     
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