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Old 10-14-2009, 11:56 AM
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Default S&W Front Sight Insert

Hello gang,

I want to replace the front sight plastic red insert in my S&W 686 no dash 4"... or at least restore a bright red color.

Where I can find a replacement? Is there any way to restore its shine?

Any help will be appreciated.

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Old 10-14-2009, 12:47 PM
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I think Brownells or Numrich sells a kit for that. Also look on youtube, there was a video showing how to do that. Welcome to the forum.
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BROWNELLS : BROWNELLS : FRONT SIGHT INSERT KIT - World's Largest Supplier of Firearm Accessories, Gun Parts and Gunsmithing Tools

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Here's the youtube video from Midway USA
YouTube - Gunsmith - Install red ramp front sight in S&W revolver
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Thanks a lot for the enlightment. Look like I have a little weekend project.

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You might try useing some flitz on that sight insert as it can be used to polish plastics & being the gun is stainless if your carefull you won't polish the metal around it or mask it off with some masking tape..
Use a Q-Tip & "DON"T USE A DREMEL TOOL"
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