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9/22/2017 12:11:25 AM
Posted: 2/28/2006 11:44:00 AM EDT
How hard is it to change the front sight block and straighten or change the rear sight block on a WASR? Also do I have to have a press to do this? Thanks for any info. What tools are handy? thanks again.
Link Posted: 2/28/2006 12:27:27 PM EDT

Well, I've done the FSB. It's easy.. heat it up a little, tap the pins out (from the left side I *think*) remove FSB, install new block, line it up straight, drill holes for pin (I used a hand drill but I like taking risks) and tap in the new pins. I re-used the old ones. Not easy, but by no means difficult.

Rear is going to be a b@#$#
Link Posted: 3/1/2006 12:23:31 AM EDT
Thanks. I was thinking of puting on a threaded fron sight block instead of threading my barrel.
Link Posted: 3/1/2006 4:56:58 AM EDT
thats what i did
Link Posted: 3/1/2006 11:59:53 AM EDT
It is already coated in Alumihyde 2 though so I am thinking the heat will be a bad thing. I may just thread it but then I will not have the bayo lug(like I would ever use it any way). Do you think a good whack with a mallet will do? I could just refinish the barrel to. What did you use to heat it a torch or a heat gun?
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