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Vltor VST-1C Sight Tower, Clamp-on

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MSRP Price: $225.00
Our Price: $213.75
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Item Number: SITVST1C
Manufacturer: Vltor / MAP Pricing Required
Manufacturer Part No: VST-1C

Vltor VST-1C Sight Tower, Clamp-on

  • The VST folding front sight and gas block is an all-steel, flip-up design, with spring loaded detents. There is no lock so if the sight gets hit, the sight will fold down rather than damage a locking mechanism. The VST-1 series incorporates a QD sling swivel cup mount while the VST-2 does not.  All models use an AK47/AKM/AK74 front sight post. This allows the user adjust the sight, for elevation, with the use of a simple AK cleaning kit.
  • Despite the VST's solid construction, it actually weighs less than a standard A2 front sight tower. The VST is currently available in cross-bolt clamp design, with and without QD-sling swivel mount and a taper-pin version (gunsmith installed) is currently available with and without QD-sling swivel mount.

Installation note:The installation of the VST should only be performed by a qualified gunsmith and/or certified armorer.

The clamping system has been carefully designed to provide an unparalleled hold when installed properly.  During testing, the VST-1 withstood over 100 ft/lbs of rotational torque and is stronger than the barrels receiver indexing pin.

Each kit contains the front sight assembly and sight adjustment tool.

Model: VST-1C Clamp on version with Sling Swivel Socket


Vltor Sight Tower at a glance:

  • Design : Folding front sight and gas block assembly.
  • Construction : Sight base and tower constructed from tool grade steel, sling swivel socket from stainless steel.
  • Compatibility : Fits standard front sight and gas block diameter (0.750 inch) of AR15/M16 type rifles and carbines.
  • Weight (nominal) : Less than 5 oz. (all models)
  • Height : Sight post up - Replicates standard carbine "F" base height, with extra elevation adjustment for longer sight radius installations.
  • Sight tower detents : Positive spring detents hold sight tower in down and deployed position, no mechanical secondary locks
  • Color/Finish : Black mag-phosphate.
  • Special Features : Uses standard AK front sight blade, comes with sight adjustment tool. ***Bayonet lug version not available at this time.

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