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Old 07-31-2011, 09:33 PM   #1
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Default A2 style iron sight adjustment help.

Where would I be able to buy a wrench to adjust a traditional M16A2 style sight?

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Old 07-31-2011, 10:20 PM   #2
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Try these;

Sight Adjustment Tool-M16A2 Rifle @ Ranger Joes

Amazon.com: UTG Model 4/15 4 Prong A2 Front Sight Tool: Sports & Outdoors


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A nail or a smashed shell casing will work as well as long as you don't mind some minor scaring of the FSP.

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Thanks. I think I will go with the tool. I have tried to do it with a bullet... I think its worth the $5-10 for the tool IMHO.

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A nail or a smashed shell casing will work as well as long as you don't mind some minor scaring of the FSP.


Seems to me that I remember using the point of a fmj bullet in basic training to make adjustments on the front sight. The tool is well worth the $4 to $6 that they cost though. Just remembering where you put it is the only problem you'll have.
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... The tool is well worth the $4 to $6 that they cost though. Just remembering where you put it is the only problem you'll have.
You can say that again!

Where IS that darn thing...
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You can say that again!

Where IS that darn thing...
Here's the one you need, it has a hole in it and you can wear it on a string around your neck with your old P38.

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Here's the one you need, it has a hole in it and you can wear it on a string around your neck with your old P38.

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Yeah that's what I need! Funny, I do carry a P38, but on my keychain.

No we're not talking about a Walther, guys!
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yes sir... bullets are what i use.. haha good old bootcamp!

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Yeah that's what I need! Funny, I do carry a P38, but on my keychain.

No we're not talking about a Walther, guys!
Like every good soldier. I've got one on my keychain too with a miniture multi-tool & flashlight.
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