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Old May 1, 2008, 09:23 PM   #1
SeanShot
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M16 Iron sight issue

The Windage Knob on my M16 style iron sights came off and I was wondering how to get it back on.
Here's two pictures of the setup.
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Knob
The inside of the knob is smooth, so I have no idea how to get it to stay on and work.

It wasn't broken off, it was screwed off from the other side.
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Old May 1, 2008, 09:31 PM   #2
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Looks like it's missing a set screw. You can see the screw hole in the second picture.

What did the manufacturer of the sight say when you enquired of them?

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Old May 1, 2008, 09:33 PM   #3
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Figured I'd ask here before asking the manufacturer. And the screw is probably lying around somewhere in my house. I'll have to go find it.
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Old May 2, 2008, 08:14 AM   #4
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The hole is for a roll pin,not a screw.
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Old May 2, 2008, 08:55 AM   #5
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Quote:
The hole is for a roll pin,not a screw.
That would be true if it were an AR-15 sight. It's not. It's an AR-15-like sight. Methinks I detected screw threads.

However, as in all things, I do reserve the right to be wrong.

SeanShot, let us know what you find, and which it is .

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