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Posted: 9/18/2005 12:22:52 PM EDT
I'm curious how to remove the rear sight leaf on my AK I want to replace it with a different one and I can't figure it out and can't find anything on the internet about it. Thansk for the help.
Link Posted: 9/18/2005 12:31:02 PM EDT
I like to use a piece of 3/8 "dowel rod about 6" long, push down on the muzzle end of the sight and pull it back, it'll pop right out ...
Link Posted: 9/18/2005 12:39:00 PM EDT
Can't seem to get it. Does the sight have to flipped up or down and what direction do you pull it?
Link Posted: 9/18/2005 12:40:59 PM EDT
I flipped the sight up and had someone push the spring down while I wiggled the sight out.
Link Posted: 9/18/2005 12:46:27 PM EDT
I'll leave it up to the professionals :).
Link Posted: 9/18/2005 1:01:01 PM EDT
you don't have to flip the sight up, I know it's tempting and may actually seem to be easier, but it's not.

Leave the sight down, lean the rifle on something solid, then use a punch and push the sight down enough where you can slip it out .

It HELPS a lot to have someone else give you a hand, but I've done a few myself already.

Installation is much easier.
Link Posted: 9/18/2005 1:49:58 PM EDT
I use a "C" clamp to get it off.
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