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Front Sight for Delta Elite Gold Cup Info Please

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by Alan Antopol, Dec 19, 2010.

  1. Alan Antopol

    Alan Antopol

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    Folks,


    If the front sight of your Delta Elite Gold Cup sheared off, where would you buy a new one? What about a place selling new springs? Is the front sight easy to install or should it be taken to a gunsmith?


    Thanks and Happy Holiday! Alan
     
  2. Jason D

    Jason D INFRINGED Silver Member Millennium Member

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    If it were the staked on sight, a new one would have to be staked as well.
    You can buy the tool for it from Brownells if you wish.

    It would be easier to have a smith do it.
     


  3. Alan Antopol

    Alan Antopol

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    Folks,


    Friend suggested I get night sights for the now "front sightless" Delta Elite. Any brands you recommend? Can a neophyte install them or do you need to have your friendly local smith do it?

    Thanks and Happy Holiday to all! Alan
     
  4. 1006

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    If you think you will need night sights, they might be worth it. They only last about ten years--then they begin to dim.

    Colt, or any gun shop would probably stick a new front sight on the gun if you send them the slide.