Colt front sight


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Jarred
July 31, 2012, 06:19 PM
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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Auto426
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.

dfariswheel
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:

http://www.midwayusa.com/product/283033/colt-front-sight-1911-stake-on-narrow-tenon-1918-wwi-style-110-height-steel-parkerized

cyclopsshooter
July 31, 2012, 08:02 PM
http://i415.photobucket.com/albums/pp233/wrc376/IMG_1702.jpg

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