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Hello...I loosened the screw at the front of the sight that The owners manual said not to do (did it without reading the manual thinking I was adjusting the front sight..oops..read the manual too late). Anyone know what I messed up or how to correct what I've done? Thanks.
 

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That screw holds the front sight pivot block assembly in the front sight housing. It is also serves as the pivot point for windage adjustment. The screw will need to be removed, cleaned and re-locktited into the front sight housing. Pay careful attention to the orientation of the windage spring when removing the screw and sight pivot block. Clean the threads on the screw and in the threaded hole in the sight housing. Reinstall the pivot block and screw with BLUE locktite. Tighten the pivot block screw until the pivot block starts to bind on the windage screw. (Yes it will bind on the windage screw, which is probably why the owners manual tells you not to mess with it) Then back off the pivot block screw until the windage screw and pivot block move freely. Wait at least 24 hours before firing the rifle. If you do not locktite the pivot block screw, it will move when firing the rifle.

Todd J. Jensen, Proprietor
Performance Services LLC
http://www.performanceservicesmachining.com/
 

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Thanks for the responses. I only loosened, but did not remove. I'm not sure about the spring. When turning the windage screw, it seems it has to come out pretty far to make the sight post be in the right-center (where I need it to be on target). It stays there when I shoot, but I can use my finger and move the sight post to the left then move it back to the right without having to adjust any screws. It does "click" back and forth, not just moving freely. I really really appreciate the feedback.
 

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The first time that I fired my Gen2 I had trouble obtaining zero. I then noticed that the pivot screw was turning out with every shot. No locktite from the factory. I then tightened the pivot screw until it bottomed, and found that the pivot block and windage screw were completely locked up. It sounds like your front sight is functioning like Kel Tec intended :nuts: but since you have broken the factory locktite bond on the pivot screw, it will likely start turning out when you fire the rifle. This will cause the front sight to rise, and will lower the bullets point of impact.
 
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