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Old 06-24-2011, 12:44 AM   #1
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I've got everything back together on the 24/47 except for the front sight hood. I'm having trouble spreading the hood enough to slide it into the grooves on the sides of the sight. I need maybe four hands and I just ain't got 'em. What do you milsurp pro's suggest?


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Old 06-24-2011, 01:06 AM   #2
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I'm thinking that one of the hose clamp type of pliers for the spring type clamps will do the job. I'm off to the auto parts store.
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That got it. Lock ring pliers did the job.

Look at this, a three post thread all by myself.
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