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How to remove rear sight of SMK DB5

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by Spireiteboy, Jul 3, 2014.

  1. Spireiteboy

    Spireiteboy Active Member

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    Hi. I'm new to the forum and recently gone back to basics on shooting. I am unashamedly a back yard plinker only. I have recently sold my Air Arms TX200 as it was just not suitable for plinking (too heavy) and I've gone back to basics and bought a B2 which I love.
    However I am looking at getting an SMK DB5 Custom and have a 6-24x50 scope which I have been given. I want to put this on the DB5 but I reckon the rear sight will get in the way (it does on the B2). I have high scope mounts for it but as I say the rear sight just gets in the way and I can't work out how it comes off. I'm assuming the the DB5 one will be similar.
    Of course that scope is way over the top for the B2 but as it was free I really want to use it on the DB5 when I get it.

    I cant find anything online about how to remove the rear sight and I'm pretty sure there won't be any instructions in the box so any advice great fully received.

    Thanks in advance.
    Lee.
     
  2. Kenbarcon

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    :welcome: to the forum, from an ex-spireite :up:
     
  3. Spireiteboy

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    Ex? what happened:confuzed::confuzed::confuzed:
     
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    I see your point, yes i am still a Chesterfield guy at heart but i left there 15 years ago for the East coast.
     
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    It screws into place. IIRC, undo the big screw, remove the sight, and the mount screws are exposed. Undo, job done. There`s also a spring guide and top hat set on evilbay that`s well worth fitting. Check out the Chinese Airgun Forum.
    AND.....if you sand the stock down, there`s a nice bit of wood in there. The flippin` things are as bad as Crosmans for tinkering with!
     
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    Take the screws out of the rear and undo the grub screw in the front one, and unscrew the sight off the barrel. A scope that size will probably fowl the loading port and make it hard to put the pellet in, as they are not side loading like the TX.

    Brian
     
  7. Spireiteboy

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    Cheers everyone. I've got an old B4 which seems to be the same loading method and even with that scope on you can quite easily load the pellet. Scope kept falling off when it was on there. Probably need better mounts although the scope rails seemed very shallow. Mind you the huge recoil didn't help.
     

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