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So I’m relatively new here. I’ve been a lurker for a while after I shot my first 1911 after years of polymer guns. Anyways, I was thinking about gold sights and how the gold sight on my friends gun drew my eye so well. Has anyone ever tried to gold foil a plain, serrated, staked front sight? Just thinking outside the box here so I don’t have to send it out to get cut.
 

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Yeah. I didn’t know if I can seal it on somehow. I guess I can steal some glittery nail polish from my daughter.

Photos when finished are required of course. That's the price of advice around these parts . . . .
 

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I don't know enough about gold foil. BUT if you can seal it with a matte clearcoat it might hold up in the heat. Like you; just thinking outside the box.
There are GS who install the bead in your current sight!
 

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What kind of shooting will you be using the gun for?

Do you wear prescription corrective lenses?

Front sight precision focal point is required for precision shooting. Most prefer a flat black Patridge front sight. This requires discipline for front sight focus.

General shooting and action pistol games may prefer the "flash" sight picture and a dot of some sort for speed. Gold beads have found a place here.

Either requires training and practice to perfect.

Train, practice, train, practice, clean less in 2020,
 
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I’d like to try single stack in steel challenge. Right now it’s black on black which isn’t terrible. I wouldn’t be using it as a carry gun now because my employer doesn’t allow single action only.
 

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I’d like to try single stack in steel challenge. Right now it’s black on black which isn’t terrible. I wouldn’t be using it as a carry gun now because my employer doesn’t allow single action only.
Generally fiber optic sights are most often found on guns that are used for steel
 
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