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#6194277 - 02/22/16 09:30 AM Help! Sight adjustment
Deerhunter61 Online   content
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Registered: 08/27/08
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Guys,

I have a CZ 9MM Rami and the rear sight is just a little off center which is causing me to shoot left. I bought a vice so I could adjust it. After placing it into the vice I tapped it with a hammer and punch and it didn't move so I tapped it a little harder and still no movement so I hit is pretty hard and thought that maybe, just maybe, it moved. I took it out to the range and no luck it still was shooting to the left. The only thing I can think of it that they loaded it down with loctite when they put it on. So does anyone know how I can get this loose so I can adjust the sight?

Thanks,

Mel

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#6194312 - 02/22/16 09:49 AM Re: Help! Sight adjustment [Re: Deerhunter61]
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Hit it harder! They will move. They also make a sight device that moves sights with a vice and screws. If you need more adjustment, you can knock it out and get an adjustable sight.
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#6194330 - 02/22/16 09:59 AM Re: Help! Sight adjustment [Re: Deerhunter61]
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You may want to put a witness mark on it before you move it, so you will know how much you have moved it and what that movement did to the point of impact.
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#6194346 - 02/22/16 10:10 AM Re: Help! Sight adjustment [Re: 5 Stand Dan]
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Originally Posted By: 5 Stand Dan
You may want to put a witness mark on it before you move it, so you will know how much you have moved it and what that movement did to the point of impact.


Yep, if you're not going to use a sight tool I would do this.
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#6194454 - 02/22/16 11:29 AM Re: Help! Sight adjustment [Re: Deerhunter61]
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Aim farther right, it's cheaper!
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Ever spit it out rather than swallow it?

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Enjoy it while you can. One day you might be complaining about NOT getting random pop-ups in the morning. grin

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#6194733 - 02/22/16 03:06 PM Re: Help! Sight adjustment [Re: Deerhunter61]
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Try different ammo.

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#6194883 - 02/22/16 05:59 PM Re: Help! Sight adjustment [Re: Deerhunter61]
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don't ya just luv the help here! remember not to invite some of these guys to a wedding. Use witness marks, makes life easier.
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#6195100 - 02/22/16 08:10 PM Re: Help! Sight adjustment [Re: Deerhunter61]
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Is there a set screw that needs to be loosened?
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#6195111 - 02/22/16 08:16 PM Re: Help! Sight adjustment [Re: BassCat'99]
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Originally Posted By: BassCat'99
don't ya just luv the help here! remember not to invite some of these guys to a wedding. Use witness marks, makes life easier.


roflmao
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Originally Posted By: bill oxner
Ever spit it out rather than swallow it?

Originally Posted By: pegasaurus
Enjoy it while you can. One day you might be complaining about NOT getting random pop-ups in the morning. grin

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#6195170 - 02/22/16 08:45 PM Re: Help! Sight adjustment [Re: Grizz]
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Originally Posted By: Grizz
Is there a set screw that needs to be loosened?


Yes...it was removed.

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#6196231 - 02/23/16 05:03 PM Re: Help! Sight adjustment [Re: Deerhunter61]
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Registered: 09/30/04
Posts: 244
Loc: Parker,Tx
Heat it up.
Loc-Tite will melt, drift sight, let it cool.
Loc-Tite will set again locking it into place.

Some of the Japanese cars I've worked on we had to heat transmission bolts with a torch top be able to loosen them even using a 1/2 inch impact wrench.

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