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Old July 8, 2012, 11:12 AM   #1
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Removing a2 front tower sight

I recently purchased my first AR and I love it but i'm not much of a fan of the front sight. I've asked several of the local gun shops about removing it and replacing it with a low profile gas block and none of them want to take on the job. Is this something that a person with no gunsmithing background like myself can tackle and if so how would I take part in doing so?
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Old July 10, 2012, 09:11 AM   #2
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Haven’t done it yet myself but shouldn’t be too hard
There are plenty of videos that show how
The pin has to be driven out in a certain direction so make sure you know which way before you start
This isn’t the one I was looking for but it does go over it
Just do a search and then decide if you want to attempt it
http://www.midwayusa.com/General.mvc/Index/VideoLibrary
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Old July 10, 2012, 09:44 AM   #3
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Thanks for the reply since I posted this i have been watching the videos and looking over the information that I can find and I think i'm gonna attempt it. I have also found that if you face the barrel to the left of you the pins drive down, I don't know if you are planning on trying it yourself but maybe that will help you out. I'll keep you posted on how it goes.
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