Mini 14 GB sight replacement
I recently was given a Mini 14 from a family friend. I believe it is a GB model. It is a 181 serial number series. It came with the flash hider, as well as the sight/bayonet lug mounted on the middle of the barrel. Unfortunately, being that I live in California, I could not keep the flash hider and sight/bayo lug combo on the gun and still use the preban 30 rounders it came with. Even if I installed a bullet button, I would have had to switch to 10 round magazines. I removed the sight and flash hider without doing damage to either, or the gun (just minor marks on the exterior of the flash hider). I know this is horrible to do to a beautiful gun, but I do want to use it and would like to avoid jail. It had also already been modified slightly by the original owner.
My question has to do with the front sight. The area that it used to cover is not finished, and there is a notch for the front sight pin on the top of the barrel. Are there any replacement sights without bayonet lugs that I can purchase, or even just a cap or cover for this area. I do not need a front sight because it is a scoped rifle with a custom scope mount that attaches where the rear sight assembly used to be.
Any help would be appreciated. Thanks