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Those sights have had a rough time of it. They are ground down and rounded over, as well as rusted. If replacement sights are available that would be option #1. If replacements are not available, or if you don't want to spend the money, then cleaning up and squaring off the rear of the sights with a file is option #2. Repaint with flat black enamel modeling paint. Bright orange on the front sight works well for me.
 

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Thanks. I cleaned dots with tooth brush and alcohol twice. Rear dots are almost 100% clean, front dot started to show paint.
There are glowing paints, orange, yellow and green. Did you use glowing paint? AFAIK green is brightest.
 

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Never had any luck with the glow in the dark paint, just doesn't last very long. I use a 3 coat process for painting front sights: base coat white nail polish, then when dry I put a bright orange acrylic paint then a coat of top coat clear nail polish. Gives a bright sight with a lasting finish.
 

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Thanks, Terry, very interesting idea to paint white first, then orange.
HomeDepot sells bright paint, maybe I'll try.
 

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The white nail polish gives it a tough base and the top coat nail polish gives it durability.
 

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I tried glow paint once . Better off with nail polish . What kind of gun is it?


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