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AK47 front sight repair in Portland?

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by teflon97239, Apr 21, 2012.

  1. teflon97239

    teflon97239 Portland, OR Well-Known Member

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    I want to re-align the entire 2” tall front sight assembly on an AK47 so it actually points straight up as opposed to being canted 1-2 degrees off of “true north.”

    Of course, the front sight post itself is adjustable for windage, but by the time it is properly zeroed (with a stock non-adjustable rear sight), the front post sits off to the right side of the assembly looking something like this (__i). Not the end of the world, but somewhat distracting.

    Rather than bang on the gun with a mallet like one guy does on YouTube, I need a pro gunsmith to pop the pin, adjust the angle (which is visibly not aligned with the rifle), drill it for a bigger pin and put it back together - straight.

    Who does this in Portland? Approximate cost? Turnaround time?

    Thanks in advance for leads.
  2. ronin223

    ronin223 Portland Active Member

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    I do not think there is an AK gunsmith in portland.

    Likely you can do it better than any of the gunsmiths locally.

    But if you really must ask someone else to do it, try tornado tech, he may or may not tackle the project. He is better known for doing SBR or barrel work but will do other work as well.