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Old 05-18-2017, 09:54 PM
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My Model 457 prints low of POA. I am considering exchanging the front sight for a lower one. How difficult is this
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If I remember it, that gun has an odd front sight. One of the S&W armorers here may have a positive answer for you, but I am not too optimistic. Have you tried several different types of ammo to see if one might cure your problem? Heavier bullet weights might help.
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If I remember it, that gun has an odd front sight. One of the S&W armorers here may have a positive answer for you, but I am not too optimistic. Have you tried several different types of ammo to see if one might cure your problem? Heavier bullet weights might help.
I use 230grain FMJ ammo
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Why not just file the front sight shorter until it prints where you want it to?
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Why not just file the front sight shorter until it prints where you want it to?
Hey, that would be too easy.
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Why not just file the front sight shorter until it prints where you want it to?
I TOO AGREE FRIEND. IIRC, THE FRONT SIGHT IS BLUED STEEL. A FEW PASSES WITH A SHARP FILE, AND IN THE END SOME COLD BLUE ON IT. HOWEVER, I WOULD FIRST MAKE SURE SHOOTING FROM A STEADY BENCH THAT IT IS THE SIGHT'S FAULT, AND NOT ME THAT IS CAUSING THE OFF POI.
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