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Old March 23, 2009, 05:21 PM   #1
Gregory Gauvin
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How to install AR-15 rear sight

I'm installing an A2 rear sight assembly. I have a schematic with parts list. I am very familiar with the AR-15 but have not yet detailed striped a rear sight. I do not have a rear sight tool.

If anyone has the time and is willing, could you please post me instructions/tips/secrets on the steps? I can not find a weblink with instructions.
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Old March 23, 2009, 07:47 PM   #2
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Pages 273 and 277 give exploded views of the parts to the A2 rear sight.
http://www.ar15.com/content/manuals/TM9-1005-319-23.pdf
If you are mechanically inclined, you'll figure out the rest. Work on a clean countertop with a bath towel spread out to keep the tiny ball bearings from rolling away and getting lost.
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Old March 24, 2009, 09:34 AM   #3
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That is an excellent manual. Do would you have a link to a similar repair manual for the M14?
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