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Looking for a 'tall' K98 front sight blade

Discussion in 'The Powder Keg' started by rastus, Feb 3, 2010.

  1. rastus

    rastus G&G Regular

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    Hello,

    I'm in a bit of a bind. I'm seeking a 'tall' Mauser front sight blade. I have checked on the net - ie Hoosier and TGN but all of the shops/sites I have asked will not post these items overseas due to issues with export.



    Can anyone help me out. My 7.62mm NATO Mauser shoots under an inch but at 7-8 inches high (at 50 yards). A tall blade should to the trick. I'm hoping to get one that is .330' if possible and modify it to have this shoot accurately at 100yards.

    Any information/assistance would be really appreciated.

    Cheers
     
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  2. toolman

    toolman Resident Sasquatch Forum Contributor

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    Try Layne @ Tennessee Gun Parts Oops, I just noticed the export disclaimer, sorry. Another option is to have your existing site built up with either metal (welding), or epoxy, and then file it down to you desired height.
     
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  3. rastus

    rastus G&G Regular

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    Toolman, Thanks.

    Can anyone help me out.

    Cheers
     
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    Dakoma G&G Enthusiast

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  5. wunhunglo

    wunhunglo G&G Newbie

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    Where you at Rastus?
     
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  6. rastus

    rastus G&G Regular

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    WH

    Pm sent.

    Thanks
     
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  7. Timmy

    Timmy G&G Newbie

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    You do realize that a taller front sight will make it shoot higher right?
     
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  8. wunhunglo

    wunhunglo G&G Newbie

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    wrong!
     
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  9. Iron_Colonel

    Iron_Colonel G&G Enthusiast

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    You could try here if you haven't already. Part Listing

    Buymilsurp.com, Your source for military surplus. doesn't have any front sights.

    Welcome to Numrich Gun Parts Corp. has some K98 and G98 front sights, but you'd have to contact them for their export rules. Mauser Slip-On Band Style Front Sight Base*|*e-GunParts.com

    This place has some front sights, but you'd have to call or contact them for further information as to the height of it whether or not it is taller than the one you have.
    Ponderosa Enterprises

    Hope that helps. Maybe you can get something. If you can't get anything, maybe some JB weld, or hitting the front sight with some weld material and filing it to fit the rest of the shape of the front sight? Or else file the bottom of the rear sight slide. bobvknob, a G&G member can figure out how much you'd need to take off the bottom to bring it back down at that distance with some measurements of how far apart your sights are and distance shooting. May be worthwhile to contact him as well.
     
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  10. Billyz

    Billyz G&G Newbie

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    Timmyyyyyy, lower is what you meant to say right?
     
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