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How do I change factory Glock 19 sights to Glock Factory Adj. Rear sights?

Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by Sign_Wolfman, Apr 16, 2007.

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  1. Sign_Wolfman

    Sign_Wolfman

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    The title says it all. I’m looking for information about changing out the rear sight on a factory Glock 19. I already have a factory Glock adjustable rear sight. I have heard that all I need to do is pound of the old sight and pound on the new one. That all sounds kind of crewed to me, dose anyone have any other advice or information about swapping out the rear sight? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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    A sight pusher makes the job easier, with less risk of damage.
     
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  5. GlocksterJeff

    GlocksterJeff Glock Armorer

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    Glock plastic sights are very easy to push in the dovetail 99% of the time. A short section of nylon rod and a hammer are all you will need. Steel sights are much harder to move. There you will need to get a sight pusher or risk damaging your sights, your slide's finish, and your peace of mind.
     
  6. ecmills

    ecmills I shoot guns.

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    I've never had a problem removing and installing a set of plastic OR steel sights with a hardwood dowel.

    Go to home depot, buy a 3 foot long 1/4" hardwood dowel, and cut it into a bunch of 4 or 5" long pieces. Clamp the slide in a vise between two blocks of wood, and use the dowel as a punch to tap the sights in and out.

    A couple of hard blows will mushroom the end of a wooden dowel, so you may need 2 of them to remove and replace 1 rear sight.