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Old 09-08-2020, 11:13 AM
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I've got a 1977 Model 41 with the short, compact rear sight which I've also seen on M52's. All the parts are there (so far.)
The elevation hinge/pivot at the front of the sight is extremely stiff and hasn't improved with penetrating oil soaking.
Has anyone any experience with removing that pin?
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Welcome to the forum.

If I'm understanding your question correctly, and after looking at the schematic, I believe that pin may have a spring clip or "snap ring" on it to secure it in the pin hole. Have you checked each end of the pivot pin to see if there is such a ring?
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Yes there's a spring clip.

But why is the stiffness a problem? Are you having a problem adjusting the sight elevation screw? Won't the sight go up and down?

More detail on the nature of the problem please.
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