View Full Version : Sig 232 Night Sites - Problem
March 1, 2000, 11:41 PM
I have a stainless 232 with stock night sites. When I was out shooting last weekend, I noticed that the front site (the internal "glowing" part) came loose and started to work its way out. I wanted an opinion on what to do. I have considered just dabbing it with some superglue, or sending it back (I have never sent a gun back, but I hear it is a lengthy process). What are your thoughts?
March 2, 2000, 08:01 AM
FR, the time usually differs from company to company. I really don't know what the turnaround might be with Sig. Gluing it might just hold it. But if you can I'd send it back. George
March 2, 2000, 10:03 AM
Flash, If you do have to send it back to Sig, send ONLY the slide, that way you can utilize a low cost method of shipping. Be sure to insure it for the full cost of the gun.. Good luck, Mark /FL
March 2, 2000, 03:00 PM
Either the dovetail slot is too wide or the front sight base is undersized. You could use a staking punch and stake it to stabilize it. Problem is that it mars the slide and it's visible.
Alternatively, you could also stake the dovetail slot to raise the surface. I did this to one P220 and then reinstalled the front sight. That was years ago and the user hasn't reported it coming loose since.
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