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Price $69.50


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Product Code: R7

Sight Body Option

  
Adapter Options *see related information tab

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***NOTE*** IF YOU HAVE ALREADY CHOSEN AN ADAPTER OPTION ON ANOTHER PAGE, YOU DO NOT NEED TO CHOOSE ONE IN THE DROPDOWN MENU HERE. DOING SO WILL ADD ADDITIONAL ADAPTERS TO YOUR ORDER.
***PLEASE ALSO NOTE THAT INSTALLING THE R6 FOREND REQUIRES THE REMOVAL OF THE KELTEC FRONT SITE BUSHING. IF YOU ARE PLANNING TO INSTALL OUR FOREND WITH OUR FRONT SITE PLEASE DO NOT CHOOSE THE "Adapter Non-Muzzlecomp (Keltec sight bushing left on)" ADAPTER OPTION.
We cannot ship Muzzlecomps to New York State.
R7 Front Sight will not fit into the Kel-Tec add on buttstock extension.
Description + Features
The R7 is a replacement front sight for the Sub 2000 that features AR15 A2 style click adjustments for elevation and windage.
You choose your sight body and adapter combination.
All sight bodies work with any 1 of the 4 different adapters so any combination is possible.

Weights:
-R7 Sight Body with Picatinny Rail 3.4 ozs
-R7 Sight Body without Picatinny Rail 3.0 ozs
-Muzzlecomp Adapter with Teeth 1.75 ozs
-Muzzlecomp Adapter with Plain Face 1.6 ozs
-Adapter for Factory Sight Bushing Removed .9 ozs
-Adapter for Factory Sight Bushing Left On .5 ozs

Features:
-Click Adjustable Windage (same click value as AR15 M4 sights .67" @ 100yrds)
-Click Adjustable Elevation (same click value as AR15 M4 sights 1.72" @ 100yrds)
- Bodies And Windage Insert CNC Machined From Aircraft Quality Aluminum And Hardcoat Anodized
- Adapters CNC Machined From 1144 Stress Relieved And Parkerized
- Accepts Any Standard Style AR15 Sight Posts Elevation, Adjusts With Any Longer Style AR15 Sight Tool (Available On Store Page)
-Windage Insert Shielded Inside Main Body Housing Picatinny Rail @ 6 o'clock (optional)
-Muzzlecomp (optional)

Common parts from the rear AR15 A2 sight:
Ball Detent Spring
Ball bearing
Flat Spring

Common parts from the front AR15 A2 sight:
Sight Post
Detent
Detent Spring

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Sights are great if you can get the bushing off. October 20, 2014
Reviewer: John Eickhoff from Saint Louis, MO United States  
The videos are most likely staged and reshot after the bushing is already removed.

2 guns.

I cut the plastic sight off with a Dremel (easy).

Gun 1:  Using the same heat gun in the video I could get  the bushing to rote some but never could get it to move forward.   Using 2 heat guns I could use a hammer and punch to tap the bushing forward.   This took hours of heating and tapping.

Gun 2: No matter how much heat the bushing would never move no matter how long I heated it.   I had to cut it off using a Dremel/metal blade.  I practiced on the bushing from gun 1. I then then carefully cut the 1 on gun 2 to a depth of ~3/4 of the bushing.  Using a screw driver in the cut I then popped the bushing off.  Even with practice I put about a 1/4" scratch in the barrel where I went to deep.  This process took 5 mins and no heat.    I would not recommend as you will at a minimum scratch your barrel.  Practice was a must.

The Red Lion replacement process was painful but worth it.


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buy this! June 23, 2014
Reviewer: Santa from IN, United States  
I've seen some complaints on message boards about these sights being "bulky" or odd looking, but honestly when you have it installed and it's right there in front of you, it looks great.  This sight is far, far superior to the factory sight.  I used a heat gun and moved around the factory sight for a few minutes, grabbed it with a pair of channel locks and rocked it back and forth until it came off, shim and all.  This piece is 110% quality and it was easy to install.  Yeah the price is a bit salty but it's worth every penny.  RLP needs to make a rear sight now....

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Perfect April 5, 2014
Reviewer: Samuel Grove from Spokane Valley, WA United States  
Mounted this front sight and a Tandemkross rear sight and only had to make a one click adjustment up on the front sight at 25 yards. FYI  use a square to help aline the front sight while aiming and resting the rifle on a hard FLAT counter top. Take your time until it looks right. Doing this I was within an inch of bulls-eye on my first shot!

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Excellent Job March 28, 2014
Reviewer: Ralph Green from Hagerman, NM United States  
OK, when I first looked at it on the website, I thought it looked a bit pricey.
After receiving it, I'm so glad I decided to spend the money.
Precision part. Extremely well built. Makes a great addition to the weapon, especially when you compare it to what it replaced.
Easy to zero. I installed it first with the gun folded, which gave me a simple alignment.
Then put a bore laser sight on it to fine tune it. Great results at the range.
Great job RLP

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Maybe I won’t buy that red-dot after all. November 15, 2013
Reviewer: Anonymous Person from Cincinnati, OH United States  
I ordered the forend kit along with this front sight.  I placed late on a Saturday and received my package the following Thursday with everything in good shape, no damage.  I assembled it last night.  The only hard part was removing the metal collar under the stock plastic sight but that is not a Red Lion “issue”.  I took the gun shooting this morning.  WOW!!!  At 25 yards (indoor range) I was doing 2” groups with maximum deviation from point of aim of 1 1/4” on the first magazine.  Out of the 50 rounds I fired only two were more than 2” off point of aim (due to having miss-sighted on the right post of the front sight. d’oh) and 60% were within 1-1/4” or less.  Being somewhat new to shooting long guns I thought that was pretty fair.  

Maybe I won’t buy that red-dot after all.

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