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Thread: Colt New Frontier 22 sight needed

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    Boolit Master
    Join Date
    Jun 2008

    Colt New Frontier 22 sight needed

    I recently came up with a theft recovery Colt New Frontier 22 with adjustable rear sight. It has been somewhat abused - the entire front sight is missing - ramp and base. It has a 6" barrel that I am thinking about shortening to 4 5/8" but I need to find a sight. Anyone got any good ideas?

    I will eventually be looking for some grips as well.

    "To anger a conservative, lie to him. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth." —Theodore Roosevelt"

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    Boolit Master

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    Jan 2007
    Might be easier to find a front sight from a Ruger super single six. My old 3 screw uses a screw in base with undercut sight. Would require drill and tap.

  3. #3
    Boolit Master
    Join Date
    Aug 2007
    So. Indiana
    It will be easier to replace the barrel than solder on a front sight. You have an adjustable rear sight so the new barrel has less fitting than a gun with a fixed rear sight. Ebay now allows barrels, I bet one is on there right now.

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