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I added a #8 Screw protector to the safety. 92 cents for a package of 4 at Lowes! I also changed the rear sight dots to white... now I can see them a lot better!

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I like that.
How tight does it fit ? Will it come off with a slight breeze ??
Drop of super-glue ??

Sights, I'd like something in "easy glow luminesent" ???
 

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You could get it off with your thumbnail, but a drop of super glue took care of that! It's been on a little over a month & I 'like well enough to keep it on. What I like is that it's easier to put the safety on & off because the friction of the plastic against you thumb makes the safety so much easier to operate. I always had to look before, but now I can feel it.
 

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veeeery interesting... clever indeed.

and looks good.
 

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Thanks!
I did forget to say that I had to trim the screw protectors down to about half. Did that a little at a time with my wife's scissors (when she was at the grocery store)!
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do they come in black?
 

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Thats a great idea! and did anyone else see MADE IN USA on the package? One purchase at a time is how you bring jobs back to the good old USA :yay!:
 
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wow thats great, i am in I just bought a 40 cal today and a 9mm carbine yesterday and I will be outfitting both my gus like that. Gotta love the forum you learn something new everyday. Thanks for the great Idea.
 

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Great Idea but since its done to engage safety by feel I'd stick with black as red means ready to fire in that location, just a personal thing, but great idea
 

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A great idea! -- But, unfortunately, they only come in four-packs :devilsidesmile:

As for colors, the color indicates the screw size, so you're stuck. But I stopped by Lowes on the way home. Yay!

... Did that a little at a time with my wife's scissors (when she was at the grocery store)!
Hey! that grocery store stuff belongs in the Tech Tips section! Wish I'd thought of that before undertaking some reblueing in a saucepan!
 

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Good suggestion, I will buy some tomorrow when I hook up the buckboard and venture into town. Only comment would be regarding the Super Glue. I find with things that I MIGHT JUST WANT TO REMOVE DOWN THE ROAD, that a drop of hot-glue works just fine and it can be removed by re-heating later. Just a thought... I plan to put one on each of my pistols and 995 to see how I like it. The comment about RED MEANS FIRE, is worth considering.
 
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