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My Classic seems to shoot to the left. I have a Tapco front sight adjusting tool. I tried pushing my front sight to the right using the tool and it won't budge.

Any suggestions?

Thanks.
 

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I had problems moving the front sight drum on AK's until I bought the AK sight adjustment tool from B-Square. Now, they're a "piece of cake".
 

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If it shoots to the left you drift the front sight to the left also to correct this.

My shooter SA M7R's windage drum was absolutely frozen in place: wouldn't budge!

I soaked it in Kroil for about 3 days, then used the sight tool to move it back and forth several times before going to the range. It's still tighter than Dick's hatband, but at least I got it to move enough to zero the rifle.
 
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Zane Zackerly said:
If it shoots to the left you drift the front sight to the left also to correct this.
Are you sure about that?

I was taught the "FORS" method...

Front-Opposite way

Rear-Same way.
 
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I'm sorry guys....of course you're right.

I mis-spoke.

If you want the bullet to go right, push the sight to the left.

I was confused (getting old).... :confused:
 
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G-Mak said:
I'm sorry guys....of course you're right.

I mis-spoke.

If you want the bullet to go right, push the front sight to the left.

I was confused (getting old).... :confused:
 
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I soaked the front sight cylinder (the part you push on) in gun oil overnight.

Tried the Tapco tool again...attempting to push to the left this time.

I bent the C-shaped frame of the tool. The sight didn't budge.

What did Arsenal do....weld these damn things in?
 

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I had to soak my Draco in Break-Free and heat it with a torch to get it free.
 

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First use a hammer and brass punch to break it loose. The dried on paint is what makes it "stuck" and prevents oil from penetrating. Once it breaks free of the paint soak it with some light oil. Now you can use your cheapo sight adjuster to drift it back and forth a few times. Take to the range and sight in.
 

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Did you put the oil in from the top, from the front sight post? That will bypass the paint.

I used a standard Tapco C-Clamp sight tool but used the handle from a screw driver with the bit out and slipped it over the little handle of the sight tool, made a big difference.

Best of luck!
 
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