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Old 06-09-2012, 08:55 PM   #1
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I just spent $13 on the only sight tool availabe locally and I tried to turn the front sight - and the sight is so tight that it twisted off the wings of the tool when I tried to turn to front sight.

So how do I make these sight adjustments - other than this tool -

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Old 06-09-2012, 10:56 PM   #2
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Assuming you did nothing wrong, that front sight's

awful tight. Can you see rust?

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No rust - I sprayed it with break free before I tried to turn it

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Try a hammer and drift punch if you have one if not a hammer and screwdriver could work.

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I just spent $13 on the only sight tool availabe locally and I tried to turn the front sight - and the sight is so tight that it twisted off the wings of the tool when I tried to turn to front sight.

So how do I make these sight adjustments - other than this tool -
A spent .223 casing can be notched into a DIY sight adjusting tool...
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