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Old February 3, 2015, 12:05 PM   #1
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Redfield Aperture Sight Repairs

Redfield No. 75 Aperture Sight

The ball bearings (sight click balls) for the detents are missing from the elevation and windage adjustments. Someone replaced both with what appear to be short sections of drill bit. Fortunately both springs are present. I believe ball bearings 0.0820” diameter might work.

Not much information on these sights available on the internet.

Prefer a resource within Canada - importing "gun parts" is not worth the hassle.
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Old February 3, 2015, 06:12 PM   #2
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Sounds like a 2mm bearing ball will do. Try McMaster-Carr. You might have to buy 250 of them, though.
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Old February 3, 2015, 08:10 PM   #3
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Try a local gunsmith or machine shop, they may have detent balls on hand.
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Old February 3, 2015, 08:47 PM   #4
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GunParts Corp?
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Old February 4, 2015, 10:46 AM   #5
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Try here.
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