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Posted: 6/25/2003 9:21:20 AM EDT
I got a bushmaster varminter front handguard and I am trying to get the front sight off. I have tried using a hammer and punch but I bent the punch trying to get the pins out. Any suggestions?
Link Posted: 6/25/2003 9:35:35 AM EDT
Just be sure your driving the taper pins out in the correct direction.
Link Posted: 6/25/2003 9:36:58 AM EDT
Man! I never had that much trouble. Try setting the barrel assembly in the freezer for a couple of hours, pull it out and try it again. If that don't work let it come back up to room temp and then apply a little gentle heat and then try again. You are going out the right side (looking down the sites), correct?
Link Posted: 6/25/2003 9:47:02 AM EDT
Yeah, I am pushing it out the right side, although I had to think about it...lol. I will try to put it in the freezer for a while. Thanks.
Link Posted: 6/25/2003 2:51:50 PM EDT
I put in in the freezer and still couldn't get it out. Then I heated it and it pushed right out. Thanks for the info.
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