Sort By: Quick view Add to Cart. Reply. Select A2 for fixed carry handle, F-Marked for flat top uppers, A1 for pencil, lightweight, and gunner barrels. Does anyone know how to get these out without buying the whole kit. I've sprayed it with a PB blaster/lubricant and bought a pin punch set to hammer them out but they won't move. Buy at Amazon. Front Sight Bases. I have, however, flattened the tops of every punch in this set except the 7/32, and marred the hell out of the finish below/around the pins. Rating - 100%. Any help? If your having a hard time removing pins, first check to make sure your punching the smaller diameter side. Details; SKU: 1726: Brand: Palmetto State Armory: Model Number: 8448575: UPC: 1726: Notify Me When Back in Stock . The sight should be held on with two pins, remove them and drift the front sight forward to remove it; question is - what are you going to do about your gas system when you remove the sight? I did not pay close enough attention. 5 Better than Milspec I used a wood block with a hole drilled in it for the pins to fall into and used a regular heavy hammer. There is a little 1/16" roll pin that must be removed in order to take the front sight off. Mar 24, … We can adjust the shipping for multiple installs. Turnaround was a little longer than I was expecting but it was worth the wait. This is the third barrel that TNTE has done for me. Difficult to find people to perform this service at this reasonable price. PSA AR15 Front Sight Taper Pins. Key ring serves as a handle and helps keep the small tool accounted for. Two Working Sides For Installation & Removal. Does any one have tips for easily removing a front sight block? These little fuckers don’t want to come out. That, and you have to remove the muzzle device, remove two taper pins, slide the A2 off without scratching up the barrel too bad, remove a tiny roll pin, install a tiny roll pin, align everything so you get correct gas flow, and then reinstall the muzzle device with a new crush washer. Front Sight Bases. I am helping a friend install a floating hand guard on his AR, but I cant seem to budge the front sight pins to remove the base from the barrel. The FSB was pinned on square and straight, much better than the M16A2 I carried in the 90's, it was canted about 2 degrees from the factory. a2 front sight pins/removal ???? Try maybe a little heat and use a heavy hammer. Save your money, unless you like buying gadgets! … I'm doing that but with no success and I'm getting frustrated to the point that I want to punch a baby. * Works on A2 front sights * Works on Smith & Wesson single-taper pin gas blocks * Works on dual taper pins * Durable tool steel * Features… Save Share. We offer a wide range of fixed and flip-up sights, riser mounts, sight posts, and carry handles. terrierjeep said: ↑ Hey guys, I have decided to put a scope on my Smith and Wesson M&P Sport but am running into issues. All NFA Rules Apply. Otherwise the shipping charge from UPS is not enough to cover shipping for one barrel. Sent my BCA nitrite barrel in for front sight pinning super quality job! bullseye. To remove an AR15 A2 front sight you remove the hand guard, remove the flash hider, loosen the gas tube, then remove the front sight base pins. Posted: 8/24/2020 3:16:03 PM EST [Last Edit: 8/24/2020 3:33:06 PM EST by Black_Rifle] Hi ,,, I am currently working on two builds... one is an A2 (solid handle) 20" barrel and the other is a flattop 16" ( removable handle) Both builds from scratch. Press J to jump to the feed. 149 0 0. Let us help you be on point. Ruger uses a drifting vice to get the sight started, drifting out. Typical turn around time is 5-10 business days after receiving  your barrel. 6 0 0. This thread is archived. X-Ring Tech Tips / Easiest way to remove an AR-15 front sight I'm looking to put a scope on my AR15 because I enjoy seeing what I hit. However, the pins on the sight simply refuse to budge. Plan on one more but an A2 next project. I'm upgrading my sights, and am having trouble removing the roll pin on the front sight of my LC9S. Maybe even a deadblow hammer. Both have been Top Notch. Reid: This rifle is going to be receiving a scope and the factory Front Sight Base will partially block the field of view. Joined Jun 11, 2009 Messages 11,077 Likes 2,727 Location Grid 17S with bugout longterm shelter and great fi. Built with durable tool steel, this is a must-have for any gunsmithing or tactical rifle owners work bench. Wheeler Engineering Delta Series AR Gas Block Taper Pin Removal Tool …makes removing A2 style gas blocks quick and easy. To do this we issue a coupon code. It can obviously be done just know it is not as easy as it would seem and you end up with extra holes in your barrel that you no longer need. Still a good deal. Both have been Top Notch. Quick view Out of stock. Doesn’t seem to budge. So I bought a 15" handguard and need to remove the front A2 sight. To do this we issue a coupon code. Precision-machined and clearly marked on both sides for driving the mounting pins “IN” or “OUT” of the sight. I don't mind cutting it off, but I'm just looking for tips to get it cut off easily without any damage to the barrel. save. Service includes Front Sight Base, Barrel Nut, and Endcap. So I bought a 15" handguard and need to remove the front A2 sight. I've sprayed it with a PB blaster/lubricant and bought a pin punch set to hammer them out but they won't move. Well in my experience the A2 front sight is a super pain to remove. I did dremel down to the pins and once I did, I put some lubricant through the holes and they finally came out with some solid hits thank you! BCM. Still a good deal. Turnaround was a little longer than I was expecting but it was worth the wait. However, the pins on the sight simply refuse to budge. If you're shooting it right with the Aimpoint dot on you won't even notice that front sight post. Have used oil and solvents and what-not. Otherwise the shipping charge from UPS is not enough to cover shipping for one barrel. 3 comments. My AR-15 is a Frankenstein gun. The heat from the drill bit will also work on any locking agent and you should be able to thump it right out with a solid hammer and a punch. Front Sight Base Pinning Phosphate includes fsb, M16 5.56 Barrel Assembly 1/7 A2 FSB With M4 Feed Ramps, 5.56 M16 20" Barrel Chrome Lined 4150 Kit 1/7, Front Sight Base Pinning Nitride, QPQ, Melointe Finish Barrel includes fsb. That roll pin is on so tight on my pistol that trying to tap it out has … Thank you for the incredible work! We do pin QPQ/Nitride barrels see https://www.tntesales.com/front-sight-base-pinning-nitride-qpq-melointe-finish  We only use our supplied parts for this service. Next, remove the front sight retainer pins with a hammer and drift. This is the reason I suggest getting uppers with fixed front sights for people new to the AR platform. A2 front sight post pins Discussion in 'AR-15 Discussion' started by TheDaggle, Jun 25, 2010. BCM® Taper Pins for Front Sight Base (Set of 2) $4.25. Big, tough, polyethylene block gives fitted support for installing/removing the front sight assembly on mil-spec, AR-15 rifles and carbines. Since this project is of use to LC9, as well as LC380 owners, I'll post results of my efforts. Hello all. I used a 2 on brass hammer and the large punch with this and in 2 blows the pins moved. I've watched YouTube videos and they all say punch left to right, with the pins coming out on the side with the ejection port. Add to Wish List Add to Compare. Share: Email. I'm frustrated, hungry as hell, and just want these two stupid pins out of here so I can mount my new block and rail. Amazing install on the RRA SS match barrel, especially since it was pre-drilled god another fixed front sight tower that I didn't have. 100% Upvoted. report . /r/ar15 is here for your favorite black gun links, build pics, questions and other tactical or practical information. Be on target with an AR-15 sight for your rifle or pistol direct from Palmetto State Armory. (was sent in from a supplier) so the time was about double. Overall very pleased. hide. Great value for the money. A2 Front sight taper pins! Refine by No filters applied Browse by In Stock, Caliber & more Hide Filters Show Filters In Stock In Stock (5) Brand BCM (5) BRDE (1) PRI (1) Vltor (2) Gunfighting Links American Gunfighter Films Gunfighters. Just look at the size on left and right smaller size is the one to beat on... Tapered pins versus roll or coil the latter doesn't matter. Then I used the smaller punch to drive them out the rest of the way. Reid: In this video I show how I removed the pinned front sight base from an older barrel assembly I had. Joined Mar 2001; Posts 1180; EE 100% (5) NY, USA. Some barrel manufacturers like to punch the A2 sight in from the other direction... it's just usually left to right to take it out. It’s got parts from at least five different guns I’ve owned. Joined Mar 17, 2011 Messages 21,065 Likes 4,238 Location New Hampshire. Turn around time is good, only wish shipping was per order not barrel, I would send in more at the same time. How to pin an A2 front sight to a new virgin barrel ? share. If your looking for a pin job you’ve found the right place! Did a great job on the front sight. Did a great job on the front sight. Thank you! Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 8 of 8 Posts ... As I think I mentioned, Ruger told me that what appears to be 2 mm pins atop the front sight are really just mold marks. Wish they had some options without bayonet lug but that's okay. So I am happy to recommend. So if you have an AR with an A2 front sight post, why did you choose it over a folding front sight? Tight and straight. That being said the work was good and as I have noted in the past there are few people that do this service. The scope sits low and the front iron sight will block the view. In Stock. 10/10. I've watched YouTube videos and they all say punch left to right, with the pins coming out on the side with the ejection port. Rating - 100%. Black_Rifle. This was the second barrel that Patrick has pinned for me. Ideas? 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