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Posted: 10/10/2010 10:04:39 AM EST
I received my Spikes tactical 16" carbine with 10" rail this week. I bought 1000 rounds of privi M193 as well. I went to the range and tried zeroing it in at 100 yards but was having trouble so I brought it in to 50 then 25. This is my first rifle but have shot several different pistols. I was trying to adjust the sights but was having a hard time. The front flip up sight I have heard that you can use a tip of a bullet to turn it. I could unlock it but the post was so tight I could not turn it. The rear sight was hard to rotate as well. Any tips on sighting and adjusting troy sights is appreciated.
Link Posted: 10/10/2010 10:31:13 AM EST
I'm not familiar with the front but on the rear I just use the tip of a bullet and push the ball bearing detent down and rotate it one click at a time.
Link Posted: 10/10/2010 12:35:18 PM EST
I've always used the tiny flat head piece on a leatherman, it seems to fit just about perfectly. If that still isn't cutting it I'd go ahead and get a front sight adjustment tool, there's a ton of them out there.
Link Posted: 10/11/2010 10:18:02 AM EST
I use toothpicks to adjust my Troy rear BUIS.

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Link Posted: 10/11/2010 3:53:06 PM EST
[Last Edit: 10/11/2010 4:01:22 PM EST by OlCrow]
EDIT: I'll have to take this back, don't think those will work on a Troy front sight. I only have Troy rear sights.


AR duel front sight adjusting tool.
Link Posted: 10/12/2010 1:50:59 PM EST
i've used a 5.56 bullet tip to adjust mine, but it wasn't all that easy. it worked, but a punch might've worked better.
Link Posted: 10/13/2010 12:18:14 AM EST
My adjustment tool works on my troys.

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