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Old 06-28-2011, 08:16 PM   #1
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Guys, I have found the front sights on my mini to be too thick, what's a good FRONT sight alternative, (something like an adjustable or fixed AR front style) or even a package deal for better front & rear sights?
I do like the Mo-Rod muzzle brake & sight combo But cost wise....

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Old 06-28-2011, 10:36 PM   #2
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KMO has in my opinion the best front sight/brake combo around. Or, check Tips On Accurizing the Mini-14 Part-3 on narrowing the front sight blade. Easily done on a mill, if you have on or have access to one, or it can be done carefully by hand if you are so inclined. There is also a M-14 style flash suppressor and front sight out there which will work also. It is also a pin-on style.


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Jim, have you ever seen Tech-Sights? I have them on my 10/22 and they make a Mini-14 rear sight. What do you know about them?

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The Reaper beckons thee, Bro COM...Inquire about a discount for a Firearmstalk.com member...

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+1 for the Mo-Reaper. Well worth the cost.

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The Reaper beckons thee, Bro COM...Inquire about a discount for a Firearmstalk.com member...
I think i'm ready for the Reaper! Did you say we can request a discount?

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Sure...Anyone can "request" a discount...LOL... It's convincing me that one is truly worthy of a discount that presents a challenge...

(I do discount for military, police, online gun forum regulars, people that think and believe like me, etc.)
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It's hard to beat KMO's products for the Mini-14. Excellent service, price and performance.

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I have a mo reaper but I cant get my front sight off. I gave up for worrying about doing damage. Anyone have some tricks up there sleeves to get it off. My lastthought on this was to shoot her till the barrel heated up and see if that my loosen things up. But my wife has been sick most of this summer and I havent had the chance to get out much.

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I have a mo reaper but I cant get my front sight off. I gave up for worrying about doing damage. Anyone have some tricks up there sleeves to get it off. My lastthought on this was to shoot her till the barrel heated up and see if that my loosen things up. But my wife has been sick most of this summer and I havent had the chance to get out much.
Shooting it hot is not going to work, That will probably make it harder to get off because you are heating the barrel more then the sight.

I have had good luck by locking the barrel down in a good solidly mounted vice between hardwood blocks and heating the front sight with a torch and tapping it off with a brass drift and a good heavy hammer.

Installing a tight fitting front site and I freeze the end of the barrel in dry ice and heat the sight a bit and you can put it on by hand, but you have to be quick and get it lined up and get the pin in.


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