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Old 02-01-2013, 09:19 PM   #1
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I picked up a Ruger new modal six dirt cheap, the reason, no front sight. Now my question, where would I find the proper point to drill and tap the placement screw hole?


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Old 02-02-2013, 09:50 AM   #2
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Any pics? That could help.


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Level the gun. Set replacement sight on barrel. Level front sight. Mark hole. Drill and tap.
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thank you for the tip but, I am asking for proper spacing of the front sight, the measurement from muzzle back, I understand needs to be level and centered.


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With a clean slate like that, you should be able to put it near the muzzle or back about 1/4".

Why not set the sight on it and ask opinions on how it looks better?
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Ruger puts them almost flush with the muzzle.
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I like it! Good Job!
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What sight did you use? I have a similar issue where someone cut the front sight down for some kind of aftermarket sight. Any pointers you can give?


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