Removing front sight

Discussion in 'AR-15 Discussion' started by aboveaverage, Jan 4, 2010.

  1. aboveaverage

    aboveaverage New Member

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    I'm trying to remove the FSB on my AR-15 and successfully got one of the taper pins out but the other one won't budge at all. After multiple tries, I think I altered the shape of the pin. I live in Hawaii and I've called three of the gun shops here and none of them will do this. One of the store owners said that he uses a blow torch and then punches them out, any experiences with this? Would using a drill help?

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  2. canebrake

    canebrake New Member

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    NO!

    A tad bit more info would help like make, model..............

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  3. hillbilly68

    hillbilly68 New Member

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    1. Need to post an intro

    2. Like squidbait said, model and manuf of the gun

    3. Pics would help, but assumption is you tried taking them out the correct direction. What type of punch are you using?

    4. Dont use a torch.

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  4. Dillinger

    Dillinger New Member

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    As indicated above, the pins are tapered, so they only go in and come out in one direction.

    More information would be helpful.

    I would have to agree that using a blowtorch would be a bad idea. If you have a drill press, that would work better and leave less possible damage.

    In any event, a picture or two would greatly help your effort.

    JD
     
  5. canebrake

    canebrake New Member

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    ...squidbait...??

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  6. Highpower

    Highpower New Member

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