Front sight remover for 1911's

Discussion in 'Gunsmithing' started by ParaBellum, Apr 10, 2014.

  1. ParaBellum

    ParaBellum New Member

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    Anyone recommend a quality brand/model of a front sight remover for a 1911?


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  2. Birddogyz

    Birddogyz Moderator

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    Is it a staked front site or the Novak cut?
     

  3. ParaBellum

    ParaBellum New Member

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    Novak cut



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  4. Birddogyz

    Birddogyz Moderator

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    Look at Hillwig sight pusher.
     
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  5. ParaBellum

    ParaBellum New Member

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    I will. Thanks!



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  6. Birddogyz

    Birddogyz Moderator

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    Did you find a pusher?
     
  7. ParaBellum

    ParaBellum New Member

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    The Hillwig looks like what I'm looking for. I'm ordering it soon. I'm waiting for Remington to mail me a fiber optic front sight for my R1 Enhanced.


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  8. Birddogyz

    Birddogyz Moderator

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    Good deal! I have always placed my slide in my vise with the Delron pads and used a brass drift punch.
     
  9. ParaBellum

    ParaBellum New Member

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    I did see that method on YouTube. Doesn't look difficult and way more economical.


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  10. gumpy

    gumpy Lifetime Supporting Member Lifetime Supporter

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    Its gotten to be that 'economical' is a key word, to me anyway. I wish I had started being that way when I was a lot younger
     
  11. pokute

    pokute Sincere as a $5 funeral

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