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Diana 48E front sight

elto28quad
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The front sight on my 48E has been partially broken off.  I'll never find another so am hoping to weld up and repair this one. So, how tall is site from top of barrel to top of site? Will site tap out of mount on barrel in either direction or is it in a taper? Thanks, Tom

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Topic starter Posted : 16th December 2020 13:32
Frakor
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It depends on the exact age of the rifle, these are mine.

Top one has a 11mm high frontsight and bottom one 14mm and they both drift out from left to right as they are tapered (holding rifle in shooting position).

You can make a new one from a steel bolt and shape it with a file. 🙂

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Frank

 

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Posted : 16th December 2020 19:03
elto28quad
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Frank, I can not load the photo. There are photos of my rifle under the heading "Diana 48E?? I think mines a later model but not sure. I'm new to these rifles. 

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Topic starter Posted : 16th December 2020 19:40
Frakor
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If you send me your emai adress, I will send you the pics.

 

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Posted : 16th December 2020 20:45