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Old November 12, 2010, 03:36 PM   #1
Old Iron and Wood
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Mosin Nagant front M38 sight removal

I want to install a scout scope on M38 however from I have read it's best to install a muzzle brake to reduce the kick back and vibration that will eventually compromise the scope setting. With that said can a shade tree smitty remove the front sight? I have machine shop knowledge but I know when to draw the line before I attempt any job.
Appreciate any advice.
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Old November 12, 2010, 05:23 PM   #2
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Just drift off the globe and post, leave the base. Save the sight in case you want to reinstall it.
A brass punch is best when drifting these sights.
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