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Posted: 10/27/2004 5:37:30 AM EST
Preferably without screwing anything up. Also, what is the diameter of the standard A2 rear aperture??
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 6:22:21 AM EST
what's wrong with it?

I guess you can, I don't see why it can't be done.
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 6:44:42 AM EST
Why not just buy a new rear aperture and install it - $7 seems alot better than trying to hack your way to the solution.
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 6:59:35 AM EST

Originally Posted By Forest:
Why not just buy a new rear aperture and install it - $7 seems alot better than trying to hack your way to the solution.



That is an excellent idea. How difficult is it to install one?
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 11:41:36 AM EST

Originally Posted By JasonD:

Originally Posted By Forest:
Why not just buy a new rear aperture and install it - $7 seems alot better than trying to hack your way to the solution.



That is an excellent idea. How difficult is it to install one?



Not difficult at all - takes about 15 minutes if you take your time. All you need is a flat blade screwdriver and a 1/16" pin punch.

Punch the pin 3/4 the way out of the windage knob using the punch, then remove the knob (watch out for the detent ball bearing that will fall out). Next, use the screw driver to unscrew the aperture. Replace old aperture with the new one (watch that the flat spring under the old aperture doesn't fall out.

Reverse the process.
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 11:44:47 AM EST

Originally Posted By Forest:
Why not just buy a new rear aperture and install it - $7 seems alot better than trying to hack your way to the solution.



+1

Link Posted: 10/27/2004 12:08:39 PM EST
Mail sent for a possible trade........
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 12:36:19 PM EST
Why would you want to do that? NM sights rule!
Link Posted: 10/27/2004 2:17:09 PM EST
Yes they do. if your using your rifle for CMP shooting. but for defensive shooting they are difficultt to use quickly.
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