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Old 12-30-2018, 05:34 PM   #1
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My kids got me a wheeler sight pusher for Christmas. Used it today to drift a few of my sights to the right. works great. The reason for me moving the sight to the right is im right handed and no matter how hard I try they all go a little left. Did some shooting today and everything went straight center this time. Anyone looking for a sight tool , I highly recommend the wheeler. I had a sight tool form sight tool .com and I didnt feel comfortable using it. Happy shooting guys and gals and be safe.
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Any sight tool that will move a Kimber sight has to be a good tool. Kimber sights can be some of the most difficult to move, I know gunsmiths that after failing won't accept Kimber guns for sight work.
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Old 12-30-2018, 05:58 PM   #3
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I got tired of paying my lgs 90 to switch out sights . So it was the wheeler or a arbor press and make a jig.
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Yup … love the Wheeler Tool ...been using one for a couple of years. I've changed over several guns to night sights or fiber optics … I love DIY … the Wheeler has paid for itself many times over. Only negative is that all my shooting buds want me to change sights on their guns too.....
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Old school brass drift user here. Every time I get out the hammer and start whacking on a gun, I think, "I should really have a sight pusher, but this is probably the last time in my life I'm going to change sights." What I really NEED is a good friend down the street with a sight pusher I can borrow.
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Old 12-31-2018, 03:39 AM   #6
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Glad to hear the Wheeler Sight Pusher is working for you. I still haven’t had a chance to try mine. Hopefully soon. It really looks well made and I can’t imagine it not working properly with the way it’s built.
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Originally Posted by 427malibu View Post
My kids got me a wheeler sight pusher for Christmas. Used it today to drift a few of my sights to the right. works great. The reason for me moving the sight to the right is im right handed and no matter how hard I try they all go a little left. Did some shooting today and everything went straight center this time. Anyone looking for a sight tool , I highly recommend the wheeler. I had a sight tool form sight tool .com and I didnt feel comfortable using it. Happy shooting guys and gals and be safe.
I got the same tool for Christmas. Yesterday I tried to remove the front sight on my Fusion Govt 9mm but it wouldn’t budge. I’d gotten a new front sight for my Wilson Combat ULCC andvtge tool worked perfectly to remove the old sight. Today I plan to install the new sight. I too had bought the sighttool and did not like how it felt.

Also got a set of Grace USA Gunsmithing Screwdrivers.
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I got the same tool for Christmas. Yesterday I tried to remove the front sight on my Fusion Govt 9mm but it wouldn’t budge. I’d gotten a new front sight for my Wilson Combat ULCC andvtge tool worked perfectly to remove the old sight. Today I plan to install the new sight. I too had bought the sighttool and did not like how it felt.

Also got a set of Grace USA Gunsmithing Screwdrivers.
Hey Tejun … for really stubborn sights try this. Lay the gun on it's side and put two or three drops of penetrating oil or light gun oil on the high side of the sight and let it set awhile. Sometimes sights are just really stuck in there but once you get a little movement they slide right out.

Also at times I've take a small brass hammer and tapped the side of the tool after getting it really tight against the sight. Just that little move is sometimes enough to get things going.

I've used mine a bunch and I know sometimes you'd think that damn sight was welded in place … but be patient and take your time … they'll come out. And Kimber's can be some of the tightest and hardest to move.
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Remember when looking down the slide like you were aiming the gun the sights come out from left to right and go in from right to left.
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