Why are sight pusher tools so blasted expen$ive?

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  1. cowboy1964

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    It's basically a clamp. :upeyes:

    Who has the most inexpensive sight tool?
     
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    hk_shootr NRA Life member

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    I want quality over price.
    I picked up a "like new" MGW for $75 in the Want Ads
     

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    I have a like new Glockmeister pusher with a front sight tool that i am thinking about selling.Pm me if you're interested.
     
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    It's not a common mass-produced C-clamp. It's a special tool only used by a few people. Same as, for instance, a motorcycle chain riveter:

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    How much does a dowel and a hammer cost?
     
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    Whatever the value of the sights is.
     
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    Be careful if you use that on night sights, you can crack the vial and all the tritium will leak out and your sight will no longer glow.
     
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    I would guess that, like anything else with limited production and limited demand, they cost quite a bit to manufacture. I'm guessing they are not mass produced and for some reason, there are so many models that sales by any particular manufacturer are even more limited.

    I bought mine from a fellow that sells here on GT. Decent price and I've already used it on five rear sights and it worked very very well.

    Here is the thread I stumbled upon and from which I finally launched my order.

    https://www.glocktalk.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1214329

    I presume he is still around ... not sure. You can try to contact him if you want one after you read the thread.
     
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    Toward the end of the thread you referenced, he said: "Bad News: They're all gone.
    Thanks for the support. If I make more, I'm gonna get another shop to help with the work. This will drive the price to $85-$90. I'm not sure if people would pay at this price though..."

    They were a great buy at the previous price of $65.
     
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    Plus whatever you paid to the "gunsmith" with a dowel and a hammer.
     
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