Please do, It looks like it could be really nice!
Cool stuff!Oh nice. I like Glow-In-The-Dark stuff.
Where did you order the paint from?
What kinda sight paint? Pics? That's an idea for me... It's probably not worth sending to get done as opposed to doing it yourself. Right?It doesn't last, doesn't hold up to cleaners, scratches easy from holsters, training, etc. I have never been impressed.
Duracoat makes sight paint and it's much better but not perfect
I charge $25 to do it (unless you want the entire gun done, thats more. yes, someone asked before) plus shipping which is $5.What kinda sight paint? Pics? That's an idea for me... It's probably not worth sending to get done as opposed to doing it yourself. Right?
My G26 is my CCW. If I know I'm going to be in a dark environment for an extended period of time, then I'll carry my Surefire in my support side back pocket, this way I just have to hit the sights for a second with the beam to charge them. The glow will hold long enough for most realistic situations to play out. If you get into a close combat situation in the dark, you won't be using your sights anyway, so glow or no glow is irrelivant.jbardellini said:How does it work on a CCW? for instance my CCW would be in my paints covered all the time so how would you charge the paint if you needed to use the gun in the dark in a defensive situation ?
Welcome to the forum Chief203!chief203 said:I applied this to my G19, G26 and Kel-Tec P3AT. 20 second charge with my LED Polystinger lasts a good solid hour and a half or so of equal brightness to my trijicon sights on my S&W 5946.
On the Glock sights with the U rear and dot front sights, they are still useable for about 2-3 hours. On the Kel-Tec not so much because those sights are hard enough to see in sunlight. Gun design issue, not a Glow-on issue.
Very happy and well worth it. After painting the sights with 2 coats, i finished them with 2 more coats of my wife's Revlon top coat nail polish. Dries tougher than regular clear polish and is chip resistant. It's been a few months and they still look like Day 1.
Thanks again. Just intro'd myself. Glad to be here.dutchs said:Welcome chief! Hey, If you can maybe tell us a liitle about Chief203 in the Introduction section. Military? Fire? LEO?
I too prefer real night sights but for the price, this product is a super alternative for me until I can round up enough cash for trijicons. Besides, these didn't even need clearance from the boss lady.dwcfastrice said:I've used it. The "painted" glock thread has some comparison pictures between this and a product from Glow-inc. Mine has held up to cleaning.
It is a good low cost alternative. BUT, i'd still prefer "real" night sites as I may not have time to charge these sights as I CC. I'm going to get a UV light bulb and charge these for an hour to see how long they last at night. They're nice to have at the range as they glow a bit more and are a bit more visible than the stock sights, but IMHO, nothing beats true night sits.
its not an issue. Any type of night sight or glow paint requires only seconds to charge. Even if you keep it under your shirt all day every day it is still going to glow.How does it work on a CCW? for instance my CCW would be in my paints covered all the time so how would you charge the paint if you needed to use the gun in the dark in a defensive situation ?
Correct. It's not going to glow unless it's hit with a few seconds of light. I've tested the this extensively with the glow on paint and the glowinc paint. Heck, even glow on recommends on their web page that you hit the sites with a uv flashlight before use at night.nukinfuts29 said:its not an issue. Any type of night sight or glow paint requires only seconds to charge. Even if you keep it under your shirt all day every day it is still going to glow.