I have an old Colt 1911 that is missing the front sight. It looks like the original sight was very narrow. I have not been able to find one that will fit. If anyone has any ideas on how or where to get one I would greatly appreciate it.
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July 31, 2012, 06:30 PM
Exactly how old is the gun? Over the past 101 years Colt has used a few different sight setups, and we need to know which you have before we can recommend a sight.
July 31, 2012, 07:48 PM
You'll need the old narrow tenon type front sight.
Assuming you have an actual 1911 not a later 1911-A1, here's the sight you need: