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Old November 11, 2001, 06:04 PM   #1
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How easy is it to drill and tap?

I'm considering dripping and tapping the side of my ruger 96/44 to install a side mounted peep sight such as the Williams 5D. How feasable is this without an extensive array of gunsmithing equipment? What tools would I need to proceed with this to do a nice job? All suggestions welcome.
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Old November 11, 2001, 07:33 PM   #2
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You will need a drill press, proper bit, proper tap, and, if you screw up, some welding equipment to fill the hole and start over Your smith would be a better choice.
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