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