Painted my SR9 sights

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9Mill_Bill

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These pics are crappy, I could only take them with my iphone,,, and it's camera sucks ass!!!

I had a hard time seeing the sights, maybe my contacts, old age,,who knows..lol! But I picked up some neon orange, and neon yellow and gave it a shot. Man, what a difference! I think the eye naturally picks up these "unnatural colors". pics don't do it justice. They are very bright and easily picked up by my eyes! I gotta find my digital camera and get some batteries for it.

I'll post this one pic, I have more but they didnt come out that great.

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G XXII

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I have the problem with the sights. What type of neon paint and where did you buy it? Thanks. G
 

G XXII

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I have the problem with the sights. What type of neon paint and where did you buy it? Thanks. G
 

9Mill_Bill

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it's an acrylic paint I got at AC Moore, I'm sure it wont last, but I got enough to last forever for $1. Until somebodey makes good sights for this gun...this will have to do. Plus, I like having the front sight a different color then the rear.
 

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There is a store in our mall (I live in Indio Ca.) called "Claire's" (Chick Store), they have Neon nail polish. I had been looking for neon nail polish for a while. I bought some BRIGHT neon green, and BRIGHT neon orange. My sights on my P89 are painted with them. They are fantastic, will last forever. If you have this store near you, have a look.
 

9Mill_Bill

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Can You take a pic of them? If nail polish is the ticket, I will look for that. I want them to be bright as hell!!

Thanks.
 

tango6

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I found this on amazon.com. it said 1/2 were bright neon and the others had glitter in them. don't know if this is what you were looking for.


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raw6464

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9Mill_Bill":29c02chq said:
Can You take a pic of them? If nail polish is the ticket, I will look for that. I want them to be bright as hell!!

Thanks.

Go to any large drug store like Rite-Aid or CVS they have tons of nail polish colors. I used a very bright orange. If your sights are already white you can just apply the nail polish. If your sights are black you need to apply a white coat first to get a good contrast when you apply the nail polish... any white paint will work.
 

TruthNotRelative

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Ok, Testers does make Neon enamel paint. The only thing is you have to purchase the ten pack, when it used to be that you could buy the Neons individually. Again, TESTERS model paint, at your local Hobby Store. It's about ten bucks or so.
 

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As mentioned already, I always use Nail polish, it’s very cheap and if you don’t like it it’s easily and safely removed, and the old white sights are unaffected. I have used Hi Vis orange, green, all black and back to white as my eyes have changed over the years. Nail polish is the cheap easy way to go without changing your sights.

PS I get my Nail Polish at Wal-Mart for about $1.90 a bottle.. and they have LOTS of high Vis colors.
 

G XXII

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Vecco":1b7s2rbo said:
As mentioned already, I always use Nail polish, it’s very cheap and if you don’t like it it’s easily and safely removed, and the old white sights are unaffected. I have used Hi Vis orange, green, all black and back to white as my eyes have changed over the years. Nail polish is the cheap easy way to go without changing your sights.

PS I get my Nail Polish at Wal-Mart for about $1.90 a bottle.. and they have LOTS of high Vis colors.

I'll bet your nails look fabulous. [sorry Vecco, you left yourself wide open] :shock:
 

TruthNotRelative

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Nail Polish is THE BOMB! Er.., uh, you know, on SIGHTS that is :D

I'm at the mall where the store I mentioned above is couple'times a month if anyone wants some. PM me.
 

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