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I've got Williams F/P reciever sights mounted on several of my Lever Guns.  I want to paint the front sight beads white for low light shooting.  Which type of paint should I use?
 

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     I used Rustoleum on the front sight of my .22 because I figured it was formulated for adhesion to metal. I degreased the sight first and painted with a little model brush. It has been fine for about 8 yrs now!                      IDShooter
 

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I used to build remote control airplanes and we took cleer 5 minute epoxy and mixed it with the color paint we were using and painted. It dries fast and is hard to get off.

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i've used hot pink, lime green, and florescent orange fingernail polish on some front sights and it did fairly well...if painting the sight permanently though, it may be a good idea to dimple the bead (assuming the bead is metal) with a small punch to insure that whatever type of paint you choose stays put, but if you're really dead set on coloring the front sight, i'd skip the paint and buy a williams firesight to replace the factory bead.
 
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