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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 12/25/2005 4:27:18 AM EST
I was wondering how hard it would be to put one of the old lock bar rear sights on a M1 Garand that has the newer style? Anyone ever do it?
Thansk in advance!
Link Posted: 12/25/2005 7:35:17 AM EST
You just need to change out the windage knob from the new style to the old style (lock bar).

But, it does make changes in windage a PITA is you are trying to match shoot with the old style knobs.
Link Posted: 12/26/2005 12:40:43 AM EST
Link Posted: 12/26/2005 2:31:13 AM EST

Swithching out the "new" rear sight for a lockbar is as easy as taking one out and putting the other back in....

My question though........ WHY???

If you are doing a WWII restoration on rifle, THAT I can understand. If you have a rifle you want to shoot a lot or plan to shoot matches, well, just remember..... the Army changed the design of the rear sight for a reason.

Best regards,

Garands forever
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