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Posted: 12/24/2002 10:28:02 AM EDT
I got a mil-spec rear sight to replace the silver colored sight on my Krebs AK103K conversion. It looks like it should fit easily. However, Im not that familiar with AK assembly. Any tips on how to get the old blade out easily with screwing anything up?
Link Posted: 12/24/2002 12:04:01 PM EDT
Link Posted: 12/24/2002 12:10:05 PM EDT
I thought thats what it would come down to, but wanted to make sure I wasnt missing the easy way to do it...appears there isnt one. Sounds like one of those beer and fix gun party deals. I'll try it after Christmas LOL. Thanks Campy....you da man.
Link Posted: 12/24/2002 12:58:52 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 12/24/2002 12:59:47 PM EDT by Lumpy196]


Campy,
Did I mention that being Italian and Dutch = Stuborn and Stupid? I went ahead and did it anyway. Used a Saf-T plastic 5.56mm/.223 round and the floor to depress the detent spring plate. Popped the sight right out. I used the pivot pin guides and snapped the new one right back in. No puncture, but a nice rear blade slice. Oh well, Im not gonna die, and its done.
Link Posted: 12/24/2002 1:48:37 PM EDT
If you got a drill press it is easy, mount rifle in vice, chuck up a drill rod and position it so it will contact the leaf spring (with sight leaf up). With drill off bring the drill down onto the spring to depress it, and remove sight. You are just useing the drill press as a Press. It works great, and no bandaids needed.
Link Posted: 12/24/2002 10:03:05 PM EDT
I got bit while removeing a rear site. Punture wound and a rear blade slice. Hurt like hell. WarDawg
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