front sight removal

Discussion in 'Technical Questions & Information' started by wd9bob, Jul 26, 2009.

  1. wd9bob

    wd9bob New Member

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    I have four 7400 but they have different front sights. I need to remove the sights to replace with tru glo I can get the ones with dove tail but the others I have know clue any help would be great thanks wd9bob
     
  2. Alpo

    Alpo Well-Known Member

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    Front sights are held on, to my knowledge, one of three different ways.

    Dovetailed. You say you got that one figured out.

    Screwed. The barrel is drilled and tapped, and there are little screws at the front and back of the sight ramp, and it's just screwed down.

    Silver solder. The way to remove this one is to heat it until the solder melts.
     

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    Alpo Well-Known Member

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    There's also staked, but I don't think that would be done on a rifle. Too much recoil.
     
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