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Posted: 5/22/2003 7:50:12 AM EDT

I was wondering how difficult it was to remove the standard front sight tower and install a PRI flip-up? Is the handguard cap par of the front sight or do you remove them seperately?

Link Posted: 5/22/2003 8:02:25 AM EDT
On some barrels, the two taper pins can be a bitch to remove. The hand gaurd cap is not attached to the sight tower and you will re-use it.
Link Posted: 5/22/2003 11:35:05 AM EDT
Thanks Dano523! Will the set screws on the PRI be difficult to put in? I figure if the pins a tapered it the pin cut out on the barrel may not be straight.
Link Posted: 5/22/2003 12:02:32 PM EDT
The regular PRI sight with the long screws requires deeper channels to be reamed through the bottom of the barrel. The set screw version requies a barrel that has two milled flats on each side of the barrel. This is common on competition barrels that use windage adjustable sight towers.
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