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 Colt HBAR rear sight 
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The rear sight came off my Colt HBAR at the range Friday. Any idea how to fix it?


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Sun Sep 26, 2021 10:49 pm
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Unless you can find someone to reattach the pieces, looks like it was brazed or soldered, this was one place that actually shows that part in stock. Probably cost more to have the broken part repaired.

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Sun Sep 26, 2021 11:37 pm
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Thanks.

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You need a "A2 rear sight base"
About $20-30
https://www.jsesurplus.com/a2rearsightbaselug.aspx
Can buy the whole rear sight for $50

Here are instructions to put the sight back together.:
https://thenewrifleman.com/installing-t ... ual-guide/

Could try JB Weld
I fixed a missing 3/4" piece of exhaust manifold that way, lasted over a year.

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You could upgrade to the Rock River National Match. If you wanted to spend the money.

https://www.rockriverarms.com/index.cfm ... ry_ID=1714


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Guntrader wrote:
You need a "A2 rear sight base"
About $20-30
https://www.jsesurplus.com/a2rearsightbaselug.aspx
Can buy the whole rear sight for $50

Here are instructions to put the sight back together.:
https://thenewrifleman.com/installing-t ... ual-guide/

Could try JB Weld
I fixed a missing 3/4" piece of exhaust manifold that way, lasted over a year.


I have used Locktite Black Max adhesive before on a front sight base with good results. I have some of that on order and will try it. Looks like there is enough surface area to get a good bond.

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