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I just got my Gen2 back from KelTec for a front sight assembly upgrade to the newer design, and now the problem is I have to adjust the front sight post all the way over to the left in order to zero, because the assembly is canted to the right.

How easy it to untighten the nut holding the assembly in place in order to straighten the sight? Is it held on with threadlocker that requires a lot of heat to loosen?
 

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However you decide to fix it...let someone know at Kel Tec that the sights were canted. This has been going on for a while. I think they have a tech that's cross-eyed or something. Most are in the correct position...others are severely canted....BUT if we don't let them know this is going on they're just gonna keep doing it.

Let someone know...maybe a supervisor or something.
 

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I'm sending it back to KT to take care of.
 

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Mine won't shoot straight unless I leave the front sight canted to the right. The reason why is that the plastic rear right, is warped and canted to the right. If I put the front straight, then I have to move the pin so far to the right that the adjustment screw falls out.

So I have to leave them both canted to the right and it shoots just fine...

Maybe if I get a quality aluminum rear sight that is straight, then I can straighten the front as well...
 

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Mine was canted a little when I got it. It is not hard to pull the thread protector and the lock nut off. I put blue tape around the nuts as protection and used a hex socket.

The hard part is to get the front sight in correct position and retighten the lock nut. The front sight body shifts slightly when you tighten the nut. After a number of iterations, in frustration, I carefully smacked the side of the sight body with a wooden dowel to move it the few thousands of an inch into position.
 

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I think they have a tech that's cross-eyed or something.
I know you're probably joking, but that shouldn't even be close to being an issue. They should have a front sight alignment assembly JIG which eliminates any potential human TLAR type inaccuracies and, if they don't, they NEED one.
 

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Mine was canted a little when I got it. ....

The hard part is to get the front sight in correct position and retighten the lock nut. The front sight body shifts slightly when you tighten the nut. After a number of iterations, in frustration, I carefully smacked the side of the sight body with a wooden dowel to move it the few thousands of an inch into position.
In case someone bumps into this thread in the future and thinks the dowel "adjustment tool" is worth a try.....
DON'T DO IT. The above procedure can loosen the barrel in the hinge block. It is not worth the risk.
 

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Mine won't shoot straight unless I leave the front sight canted to the right. The reason why is that the plastic rear right, is warped and canted to the right. If I put the front straight, then I have to move the pin so far to the right that the adjustment screw falls out.

So I have to leave them both canted to the right and it shoots just fine...

Maybe if I get a quality aluminum rear sight that is straight, then I can straighten the front as well...
The upgraded aluminum sight didn’t work for me.
 
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