Another thing is to be damned sure you have the hole on the opposite side lined up with the barrel in the sight or you are just cranking down on it and squeezing it till you screw up the sight tool. Guys do as you please, one thing, in this place few new guys know how to read a caliper, don't tell people to use a hammer or they just bang on things, by the way just because your move, the sight with a punch and a hammer on your pistol don't mean you have it on the money. On fixed-sight revolvers, adjusting point of impact can be more of a challenge. You can hear and feel the tool click. To do this, depress the detent on the front side of the post and turn the post at the same time. It has fixed A1 carry handle style rear sight. But use the tool meant for the job for precise adjustments like sighting in. Some times you gotta do, what you gotta do. And no soldiers don't go adjusting windage with hammers and punches or just hammers. Another happy day at the range I see just like fishing the worst day at the range. Do you need a tool to adjust your front sight? wlnt, I am very surprised that my adjustment of the front sight was right the first time. Product details. WOW, my Saiga is shooting where I am aiming and I am getting 3-4 inch groups at 50 yards without any kind of support (I think it is called "free hand").   You cannot paste images directly. I had a Chinese and one Romanian that broke the sight adjusting tool. I have adjusted my SigSauer at the range with a brass punch and hammer, and I paid well over $500 for the pistol. The pusher blocks are CNC machined aluminum. Smack it and measure, smack it and measure. Join Date: Apr 2004 . Lifer . I'm running an ARMS 40L in the rear and an MI flip up front sight. $7.99. on the field specially when you are on the receiving end of the barrel. I have never used it to set my sights. October 30, 2007 in Conversions and Modifications for the Saiga firearms. I know I need to move the front sight to the right, and here is where I can't do anything. Current Stock: Add to Wish List. Both sights include directional arrows so you can tell which way to turn the dial to adjust your point of aim. Like I said, nothing wrong with breaking it loose with a hammer. This formula calculates the MAGNITUDE ONLY of the sight height change; refer to the instructions above to find the correct direction for the adjustment (front or rear sight, longer or shorter). I'm with vjor on this one. Going to the range this weekend to hopefully zero my first AR. Pretty quickly the tool removed the small amount of paint and was free to work as it should. Professional Laser Bore Sighter Red. AR-15 Front sight combo tool, adjusts elevation in both 4 prong and 5prong front sight post by compressing the locking detent and rotating the sight post up and down. Most front sights can be adjusted using adjustment tools if they are mounted by a screw-post structure, or if a dovetail, you can drifted the sight left or right to compensate for trajectory. The TSR sights are very similar to AR 15 sights, but I think there are a couple different variations of AR-15 and M16 sights so I don't know if this tool will work on your particular AR. I ordered one of the tools (looks like a square sided C-clamp) but I can't imagine a soldier not being able to. You might have to do a little investigative work to figure out your front sight adjustment. Sight adjustment is critical for overall accuracy when target shooting or hunting. As soon as it started to bind, I released and started again. $9.99 MidTen 7.62x39mm Bore Sight Red Dot Boresighters … This is Front Sight Adjust tool, This tool has dual ends to work with both 4 and 5 prong front sights ( A1 / A2 Style ) Very well made solid Steel construction.   Pasted as rich text. 4.5 out of 5 stars 112. The laser is showing my point of impact is about 6 inches to the right at 20 yards on my Saiga. This is a discussion on front sights that don't require front sight tool? Likewise, all distances must be in the same units. can do good if you have a rest or rice, sand bags you can really tune that gun. Assume that the rear sight is fixed and the user wants to adjust the windage and elevation on a rifle. Location: New Mexico. There is. If it doesn't move with the tool, out comes the hammer, punch, and a caliper. $11.95 TACFUN Front Sight Adjust Windage & Elevation Adjustment Tool. And no soldiers don't go adjusting windage with hammers and punches or just hammers. Ratings: +0 / 0. And yes I Soldier for almost 2 years on the jungles of Central America, and no we don't carry no hammers or punches to move sights, usually the armory did that, and yes the AK beats a lots of other guns. The Sylvan sight pushed is very well-made and is made with CNC precision. This item makes sighting in your 10/22 much easier, if you have the TSR after market sights installed. I was suprised at the amount of force it took to move the base. Bro common, you are going to adjust windage with a hammer and a punch. I use the Fixxxer Front Sight Tool. Clear editor. Can you adjust the front sight right-left without the tool. I tried putting the tool opening on the end of the base and then turning it in circles (while on the base). I have been reading a caliper ever since I started reloading (over 20 years ago). I prefer to start with the front sight. Saiga-12.com Corporation It all comes in a very convenient carrying case to keep everything organized. You won’t need much, so this is a very budget friendly project. 4.4 out of 5 stars 72. To make things easy, I’ve listed all the tools and steps you need to take to mechanically zero your AR-15. So aside from the safety glasses, what tools will you need you ask? Amazon says my sight tool will show up monday. It is a metal piece that has tiny prongs on the end. If everyone agrees with my wording please let me know. For instance, if your rounds are hitting the high side of the target area, you will need to adjust the AR sight up a little until you hit your mark. Even a gunsmith will drift sights the old fashioned way. You can use the tip of a bullet, a multi-tool… I know the rifle is capable of a lot better than that so the next time out I will bring my bench rest and get some really good ammo. Sight Adjustment Tools 4 Items Sort By Go. Posts: 2,694 If you can't find the tool. Quick View ... Armorer's Handgun Sight Tool. $8.09 (-1% off) Add to Cart. It is shooting point of aim to point of impact , and it doesn't get any better than that. Paste as plain text instead, × The Otis M4 SAT AR-15 Front Sight Adjustment Tool simply pushes down onto the front sight post. I have found the Silver Bear to be my favorite of all the Communist imported 7.62. If you have issues getting the nut to move, a pair of pliers to assist with getting it started can be helpful. The front MBUS sight adjusts for elevation (using the supplied tool) and the rear sight adjusts for windage (using the dial). The one with the wide 5 holled adjustment nob. Using the front sight tool, adjust the front sight up or down until the base of the front sight is flush with the front sight post housing. My instructions just have me use the tip of a bullet to press the detent and allow the front sight to be rotated. It was really close to the size of the base. Front Sight Adjustment Tool. (especially the cheap gun show knock off's) Be gentle with it and place ONE small drop of CLP into the front sight assembly (this should be done regularly) and it will be easier to use. $209.99 Add to Cart. This is Front Sight Adjust tool for AR 4 / 15 rifles and like Style sights. You put it into the sight and twist to adjust … It is machined from steel and has a black zinc finish to last for years. Newest Price Low to High Price High to Low Popularity. If you can't find your front sight tool, just use a FMJ cartridge to depress the plunger and then turn it.....it'll work. Quick View. The Sylvan Universal Sight Pusher is also nice enough to include a Glock front sight tool and a Glock take down tool. I am the armory.   Your previous content has been restored. If rifle is shooting low then lower the front sight post (raise bullet impact). Now I have a laser boresighter and I can set my sights at home without firing a shot. Elevation is adjusted by screwing the front post in or out; windage is adjusted by shifting the cylinder in which the sight post is screwed. I couldn't come up with something to use on the opposite side of the base/clamp. Thanks for the info Fro..May have to hit the range again after easter dinner tomorrow. I have never seen a front sight so "stuck"as my front sight is for windage. With all the "experts" on the errornet its a wonder how ANY manufactuer stays in business, Second Media Corp., 111 Peter Street, Suite 901, Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2H1, Canada. I was shooting Silver Bear. Quick View. the sight that way, but to adjust the sight use the tool to get it were you want, that is why they made the tool in the first place. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. I got the elevation perfect, but I can't budge the sight base to get the windage lined up. If/when your tool breaks order a new one from Bushmaster and it'll work. Once that is done, move on to the rear sight. I've broken them too. Those old BAM POS sight tools are made of cheap steel and will bend easily and get off center where they won't work. I used to set all my sights at the range based on where my groups were hitting. Comes in a 2 pack. D2 is the length the front sight must change by. The tool you are getting may or may not work. but hey, who am I to tell any one how to do stuff. However, if it was purchased directly from Stag Arms, you can skip this step. Upload or insert images from URL. Well, my front and rear flip up sights are installed and I'm going to the range tomorrow to zero them. A gross adjustment on a fixed sight system might require more than just a simple movement of the front sight. Step 2: Front Sight.   Your link has been automatically embedded. This will remove the first product added for comparison. 4.4 out of 5 stars 276. × Took my Colt h-bar out to the range today..It's shooting about. The key ring serves as a handle and helps keep the small tool accounted for. There you go, it couldn't be clearer than that. I agree with you that the AK47 is more gun for the money, but I don't have an armory to set my sights. This tool has dual ends to work with both 4 and 5 prong front sights ( A1 / A2 Style ) Very well made solid Steel construction. The AR front sight tool is a small metal piece that aids in adjusting the sight up or down as you need it. $108.99 Add to Cart. The base got stuck on the adjusting tool opening. Through the bottom of the slide, you will see a 3/16” hex nut. Or you make one out of a socket, a bolt, and a C clamp. $9.99) SKU: FST-1-MF UPC: 45399106544. Come join the discussion about optics, ammunition, gunsmithing, styles, reviews, accessories, Modern, Devine, SOCOM, EBR, classifieds, and more! R2 is the sight radius distance between front and rear sights. I've broken 2 FSA tools trying not to use a hammer. There are better ones out now. Hello all. Regards Apr 15, 2006 #3. glockshot Guest. 1. It may need some machine work to the rear, or even a new front sight. Look down at the front sight detents, count how adjustment points you see. Display as a link instead, × FIRECLUB Optics Front Sight 7.62x39mm Ajustment Clamping Tool Front Sight Adjustment Windage Scope Mount. This can be removed with the front sight tool. 2. Carefully determine the amount of error, at a couple of known distances, and with any ammunition you might be inclined to use. The front sight dovetail is fine tuned with a 60 degree safe edge file. If you’e ever struggled to adjust your iron sights, you’ve probably wondered if there was a better way. well, my AK shoots dead straight, and thats how I adjusted it, as well as a couple of other guy's. AR Front Sight Tool. By the time I read your posting I had already used the tool. Front Sight Tool ; Nail (Optional) Instructions. The windage adjustment on the rear sight is self explanatory, but ummmm, *noob alert* how do I adjust the elevation of the front sight? In this video I will be showing you viewers how to adjust your front sight. I am wanting to explain how to adjust the front sight on a rifle. Note: the sight has an arrow on the bottom indicating a taper. The Sight Tech TSR sights can be a little difficult to adjust without this tool. It's just easier to use the tool once you have it loosened up some. The sight is drifted in with a brass punch from right to left. Some times it just takes a big hammer and a punch. × The front sight adjusts for elevation using a simple tool. Ergonomic design and easy to grip knurl. The only problem I had was the opening in the tool opposite the adjusting bolt. I was trying to use a c-clamp and socket on one side of the sight base. Is that OK? There will always be a need to adjust your front sight post, especially when you are working towards extreme accuracy. Start by rotating the front sight post up or down until the base of the post is flush with the sight well. the sight will move a LOT easier if you crank the front sight post out a ways first, btw. Adjusting the iron-sights to mechanical zero is the first thing you should do when sighting your rifle or upper half. The dial has tactile clicks so you know exactly how far you’ve moved the sight. A forum community dedicated to M14 and M1A Rifle owners and enthusiasts. With changes in ammunition, stock style, or other accuracy impacting upgrades there will be requirements to adjust the sights on your rifle. Most sights that can be adjusted by "drifting" (what a pretty sounding word for hitting) the sight, will have a brass punch and hammer used. hell, all i know is use a fmj cartridge... in fact in boot camp our DI gave us all one dummy round for expressly that purpose... Da Pits are sealed the pits are sealed DI5. the tool is definately the better way to go, thats no doubt, but what do you do when you dont have one? I pulled out the "service manual" I received with my 7.62 Sagia and on page 27 it says "To move the front sight base , knock it slightly with a hammer or use a special attachment.". Powered by Invision Community, Conversions and Modifications for the Saiga firearms. front sights that don't require front sight tool? Tools Needed. You can post now and register later. If you are hitting below the target’s center, you will need to adjust it down a little. Help please. By Now I move it with a hammer and punch, heat it up with a hair dryer, put Kroil on it and let it set over night. It can be used in both the shop and on the range. I fired 3-5 rounds and then moved sights a little, fired another 3-5 rounds and so on, until I had my point of impact the same as my point of aim. Also, many AR platform rifles don't ship with iron sights at all, letting the buyer add whatever type they want. I was not referring to you about the calipers reading just that a lot of people, read this posts and some don't have a clue and will miss understood, and fubar there stuff, any congrats on the shooting and yes the guns. Tools for Removing an AR 15 A2 Front Sight. I use a brass hammer and a soft piece of wood to lay the sight across, like pine 1x. I'm sure you can adjust without the tool,I saw one at a show so I picked one up..Thanks....Glock April 16th, 2006, 04:38 AM #5: MrUREasy. After 3 tries I got the base moved and the sights were lined up with my boresighter. Makes adjusting front sight post quick and easy. No wonder, the guns shoot all over. If it won't budge then use some penetrating oil and a punch to get it started. No matter the weapon you use, test-fire it first, then adjust your sight. According to the instructions with my new Bushmaster Target Model (which is an A2 Standard) each notch on the front sight moves the elevation as follows: Thanks for the info Fro..May have to hit the range again after, The tool is a feel good item that the little teeth breaks off rather easily. Is your guns not mine. Whatever the cause, you might need to adjust your handgun or rifle sights to get your ammo to land precisely where you expect based on the aiming point. Has anyone changed the windage (right -left) on the sight without the tool? The AR-15/M-16 Front Sight Tool from AIM Sports is one tool that should be considered essential for any AR-15 owner. Can be used with any ¼” hex driver. Assuming that you have a standard front sight, adjust the base of the front sight post until it is level with the sight housing in order to mechanically zero it. For elevation, the front sight must either be shortened or replaced with a taller one. There goes the crap again of hammers , you can move, the sight that way, but to adjust the sight use the tool to get it were you want, that is why they made the tool. JavaScript is disabled. Sort By. The Wheeler Delta Series AR Front Sight Tool is a 4-prong front sight tool designed to install and adjust the A2 front sight found on the AR-15, M16, and M4. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account. Makes adjusting front sight post quick and easy. Rotate the click wheel on the tool clockwise to lower the post and counterclockwise to raise the post. $12.99 Polytech Standard Sight Adjustment Tool AK47 & SKS Rifle - Chinese AK Rifle. Elevation is adjusted first, moving the post up for a POI that is high and down for POI that is low. To get the windage lined up with something to use a brass hammer and a punch do, what got. Step 2: front sight so `` stuck '' as my front sight tool will show up monday adjusting of... 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