Other than plug screws, are there any methods for plugging the holes after removing the iron sights from a rifle barrel? Is there any kind of putty or epoxy that will work either permanent or temporary that will look good?
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You could use just about any epoxy but I honestly think you would regret it in the future. The screws are cheap and your best bet.
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You can use screws and dress them down so they are hard to see in the barrel.
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I think I will use screws. But, what size do I order? The gun is a Remington model 788. Anyone know the thread size?
Plug screws are most often 6-48 but sometimes are 8-40
Once you use epoxy or something similar, it's hard to reverse it. I would use screws if I were you.