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Posted: 8/3/2005 5:02:26 PM EDT
can anyone point me to instructions on installing a new front sight tower on an existing rifle? i need to know how to be sure gas ports are aligned, and how to drill the tapered pin holes to match an existing barrel. i'm replacing the front sight on a Colt flattop where someone has ground off the original tower. thanks for any assistance you can send my direction.
Link Posted: 8/3/2005 7:03:16 PM EDT
It takes alot of precision machining to do this, just so you know. A mill would be optimal, a solid drill press with a good vice may do in a pinch. Generally speaking, if you aren't machinistly inclined, it's not a DIY project.
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