GUN M&P sights are apparently impossible to take off

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  1. White Stormy

    White Stormy Take that, subspace!

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    my Big Dot is still sitting here uninstalled
     
  2. johnson

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    sight tool
     
  3. Calhoun Burns

    Calhoun Burns ...and the gunslinger followed.

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    :werd: That's what I used on mine.
     
  4. White Stormy

    White Stormy Take that, subspace!

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    $100 tool for $70 sights?
     
  5. thegooch

    thegooch OT Supporter

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    why not just bring it to a gunsmith?
     
  6. White Stormy

    White Stormy Take that, subspace!

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    cost? it was worth a shot, at least, to try it on my own
     
  7. johnson

    johnson New Member

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    1. Buy sight tool
    2. Start charging people $10 to borrow the tool
    3. ???
    4. Profit?
     
  8. White Stormy

    White Stormy Take that, subspace!

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    everyone I know installed their XS sights on their own.. without a sight tool :hs:
     
  9. McCroskey

    McCroskey Jonny, what can you make out of this? OT Supporter

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    vice, punch, hammer
     
  10. RyeLou

    RyeLou OT Supporter

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    How does changing sites work for actually aiming? Or the tolerances so tight they go in exactly how they came out, or are they never actually centered perfectly? I always wondered this when watching someone change sites.
     
  11. johnson

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    On an M&P?
     
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  13. White Stormy

    White Stormy Take that, subspace!

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    nah all glocks :hs:
     
  14. White Stormy

    White Stormy Take that, subspace!

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    center it, screw it/loctite it, done :o
     
  15. White Stormy

    White Stormy Take that, subspace!

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    I don't have any of those, or a place to use them :o
     
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    Those are three pretty basic items needed to change them easily. Oh and if you don't know about it, watch out for the little spring and plate underneath the rear sight. It's not under much pressure but there is enough for it to launch itself if you manage to move the sight past it without paying attention.
     
  17. NEp8ntballer

    NEp8ntballer New Member

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    you don't own a hammer?

    I need you to hand in your man card.
     
  18. White Stormy

    White Stormy Take that, subspace!

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    I have a gun and I have knives.. why would I need a hammer? :o
     
  19. The Cable Guy

    The Cable Guy New Member

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    So when you need to nail some shit down, you just pistol whip that shit?
     
  20. yar1182

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    If you insist on being cheap and before you fuck something up. Find a friend who has a vice, a set of decent punches (brass and nylon), hammer, and files. Perferably a friend who has installed his own sights before, or knows something about guns.

    Really a man should have at least some basic tools and the above is about as basic as they get.
     
  21. Anders 7

    Anders 7 I aim to misbehave OT Supporter

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    Do not try to do this shit on your own. Dumbest fucking advice I've heard. Just go to a gunsmith. They will do it for cheap the right way.
     
  22. RyeLou

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    Shouldn't be more than $15 to throw sights on if you buy them from the place. Could be cheaper than the hammer you don't have..
     
  23. skeletor25rs

    skeletor25rs Yetis & Deer

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    My wife had her own hammer and craftsman tool set before I met her. You sir, need to invest in some necessary items.
     
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  25. White Stormy

    White Stormy Take that, subspace!

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