This is a discussion on Remove Kimber sights? within the Defensive Carry Guns forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Originally Posted by gear_monkey ooooh boy....you just opened up a can of tornado with those words!! As if my day wasn't already interesting enough....
If you have the Series ll Kimber, you'll need something to plug the hole the firing pin safety spring and plunger came out of. You are going to take this opportunity to remove the firing pin safety, right?
Send Lima a message. She put new sights on her ultra I belive.
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Call Kimber and ask if you could send the slide only and have the sights removed. Shipping a non serial numbered part should be inexpensive. They have the tools and knowledge. Just a thought.
It took me hours, even with a sight tool and it's VERY careful work. You HAVE to do it from the base of the sight, not the post or it will snap off and you'll never get it out (unless, of course, you are okay with the sight post snapping off). The back sights are a LITTLE easier to take off but don't take that to mean it's a walk in the park. You'll still be grunting and groaning, pounding and pushing.
Let's hope you know what you're doing because putting on new sights is another agonizing task.
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I can't imagine sight causing a problem with drawing the weapon...
I'd leave them alone, also...
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