Concealed Carry and Fixed Sights Moving
This is a discussion on Concealed Carry and Fixed Sights Moving within the Concealed Carry Issues & Discussions forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; The sights were installed by the dealer at time of purchase. They did it all and the n/s were in stock at their place. These ...
October 12th, 2009 02:13 AM
The sights were installed by the dealer at time of purchase. They did it all and the n/s were in stock at their place. These are SA36 sights made for the SW1911. The rear sight moves right. It got really bad but I didn't do anything because I didn't know better. I had it straightened at range a week ago. Then with it in the holster and carrying it today, noticed it moved slightly again. I can't move it by hand and a hammer/punch isn't working either (I don't have a vice though). I'm taking it back to the original dealer to get it pressed back to center and see what I can get for a permanent fix.
October 12th, 2009 12:10 PM
Installing sights is an art form requiring patience and the proper tools. In your situation the sight can be removed and the bottom of the sight channel roughed up a bit with a punch to raise some of the material. In essence, making the channel smaller. The reinstalled sight should then fit much tighter.
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