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Paint for sights

Discussion in 'Gunsmithing and Repairs' started by rljan, Dec 27, 2004.

  1. rljan

    rljan Active Member

    I took my new Springer lightweight loaded out for the first time & must say I don't like the Novak night sights. The rear sights stand out so much that they are distracting my old eyes. I was thinking of blacking out the ring around the tritium tube with some sort of black paint. Any suggestions?
  2. Tinkerer

    Tinkerer Well-Known Member

    Try appliance touch-up paint. It's epoxy based and very durable once cured. I know it comes in white, but you may be able to find it in black.
  3. rljan

    rljan Active Member

    Thanks for your reply. I'll try to find some.
  4. cstuard

    cstuard Active Member

    Maybe you should try this experiment w/ a a black marker.That way you have a chance to un-do it just in case.Then use the touchup paint.
  5. rljan

    rljan Active Member

    Thanks for the tip. I should have said that before asking about paint, I used a sharpie to darken the ring. It helped, so I'm looking for a more permanent solution.

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