View Full Version : 1911 front sight roll pin walking out
11-30-2012, 3:50 PM
Like the title says, my new mc operator has about 400 rounds through it.
I noticed the front sight roll pin has started walking out.
How should I remedy this?
It looks like I can throw a dab of locktite on it and drive it back in.
I just wanted to get an expert pov.
The easiest thing would be to clean the heck out of the area with brake cleaner. After that put a dab of green lock-tite which is supposed wick into the cavity. That should hold it.
11-30-2012, 6:17 PM
Call the manufacturer.
11-30-2012, 6:55 PM
if it's a slotted roll pin, change it to a HD coiled pin.
11-30-2012, 7:06 PM
just switch to night sights. that happened to my springfield loaded, I contacted them and they sent me a recoil spring.... I guess the lady misunderstood me.
12-06-2012, 2:29 PM
Jesusfreak, it is a slotted rollpin, can you send a link to the hd coiled springs?
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