rear site advice

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lonerider43
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rear site advice

#1 Postby lonerider43 » Mon Apr 30, 2018 11:47 am

guys,i have an older gehmann D75 variable rear site thats as stiff as a board to turn.
any ideas on what to clean/lubricate it with ?

thanks in advance.

sean.
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Re: rear site advice

#2 Postby MR.Sako » Mon Apr 30, 2018 5:30 pm

get some acetone and automatic transmission fluid, mix 50/50 and soak it. give it a couple of turns every couple of hours to clean the gunk out.

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Re: rear site advice

#3 Postby lonerider43 » Mon Apr 30, 2018 6:26 pm

thanks MR.S
wont acetone eat the finish off the metal ? [and the painted dots]

thanks

sean.
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Re: rear site advice

#4 Postby MR.Sako » Tue May 01, 2018 5:20 am

It might, give it a try on a spot you dont mind rubbing off. I think the atf sort of neutralizes the acetone a bit.

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Re: rear site advice

#5 Postby lonerider43 » Tue May 01, 2018 8:24 am

thank you.
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