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Hi all

I'm trying to move the rear sight from my VP9

I tried with a nylon puncher and the hammer but after a hundred of massive hits nothing changed

In Italy I cant find a sight pusher so I did one with my vice and a piece of nylon but it's incredible how hard this sight is... is there something I do not know about it?

here's the video of me making love with the vice

I can assure you I did a LOT of strenght, the sight didnt move an atom... any suggestion will be appreciated

Thanks a lot
 

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I'd try a brass punch and a heavier hammer as it worked for me .
Iv'e done the vice method a couple times with my Hk's.
Best of luck to you . If your in doubt just pay the couple bucks to have them done professional .
 

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24H Kroil soak and a heat gun have loosened other tight ones up for me.

I had no problem at all drifting my VP9's stock sights out. Best of luck OP.
 

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You're not using a hard enough material punch and/or not hitting it hard enough. To get it moving you have to use a pretty good whack. Don't be skeered, use your man muscles.
 

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+1 Kroil Penetrating Oil .

PB Blaster and WD-40 Specialist Penetrating Oil also work well . i've got a 1989 w. german p226 that i replaced the sights on . i soaked the sights for 24hrs in PB blaster and used the same method as fargo007 .

good luck
 

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24H Kroil soak and a heat gun have loosened other tight ones up for me.

I had no problem at all drifting my VP9's stock sights out. Best of luck OP.
Great advice here, probably a combination of oxidation combined with tight fit… Kroil works wonders on stuck parts!
 

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HK slides are not square, there are pictures floating around of cracked slides due to over-aggressive use of a vice.

For very stubborn sights I've used a steel punch on the sight to move it.

Be very careful and cover everything you'd like not be scratched with tape.
 
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