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Old 03-17-2017, 07:13 AM
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Where would a fella go to get replacement FO tubes-rods?
Don't need anything yet but they are known to fall out.
My S&W22 Victory is in for repairs so's I am unable to get a measurement of the diameter.
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I would think Brownells, Midway - or better yet the original sight manufacturer or the Gun manufacturer if they originally came on the gun.
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TRUGLO Replacement Fiber Optic Rod 5.5 x .060 Green Orange Red Ruby

Truglo Replacement Fibers .060x5.5 TG05C

BROWNELLS FIBER OPTIC REPLACEMENT RODS | Brownells

Fiber Optic Replacement Inserts Bulk - Dawson Precision, Inc.
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Fiber-optic tubes are breakable, so keeping spares is definitely a good idea. But if the fiber optic rods are installed so they have absolutely no movement, then they generally last quite a long time. If the rods break too soon, it is often because the rod was able to move a tiny little bit during recoil.

You can use heat to melt the ends of the rod and get it solidly locked in place. There are a bunch of videos on youtube which show different versions of this procedure.

Here is a video from 10-8 Performance which shows the approximate method I have used.

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Fiber Optic Lighting
These are the ones I use in my fiber optic front and rear sights for S&W Revos. Mine are 1mm = .040 inch.
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Fiber Optic Lighting
These are the ones I use in my fiber optic front and rear sights for S&W Revos. Mine are 1mm = .040 inch.
I use the same company. This gets you thru the maze to the page you want: Fluorescent Fiber
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