dovetail

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A low cost, light weight, rugged sight tool that removes/installs/adjusts almost all dovetailed front and rear sights, including Kimber, and some dovetailed front rifle sights.
Dovetailing dates back as far as the time of the Egyptian pharaohs and dovetailed furniture from that period was still holding strong thousands of years after it was made.
The rear sight is a notched blade fitted into a dovetail, while the front sight is a steel blade, also dovetailed into an integral base with a corresponding barrel band encircling the muzzle.