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Old 06-16-2019, 03:27 PM   #1
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Adjusting K6S rear sight.

I recently got a set of tritium sights from Kimber to put on my new K6S DASA 3". I was able to get the front sight on with ease but the rear dovetail sight is almost impossible to move. I removed the set screw with a 1/16 allen wrench. I tried to push the sight horizontally with a clamp setup. Eventually I used a hydraulic press and it looked like the frame of the gun was going to bend before the rear sight moved. There are no gunsmiths near me so that's not an option. It looks like most sight pushers on the market are designed to be used with semi autos. Are there any for revolvers?

TLDR: Need information about safely removing rear sight.
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Old 06-16-2019, 03:38 PM   #2
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Welcome to the forum from Northeast, Pa. My Wheeler sight pusher only does semi automatic handgun. I’m sure some of the revolver guys will be around to help you out.
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Old 06-16-2019, 03:38 PM   #3
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Send it to Kimber.
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Old 06-19-2019, 02:21 PM   #4
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Mine will not budge. I have learned to compensate just a tiny bit. Mine is a 2" revolver and I figure at the distance I may need that gun a 1/2" right at 30' is no big deal.

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