Optic options for an AK?

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  • Backatcha

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    I am having a tough time finding some optics that will mount on my AK. The gunsmiths do not seem to want to touch it (to drill necessary holes to add picatinny plate) becuase they say the metal is tough and is a pain to drill. Anyone have any other options?
     

    Leper

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    Ultimak has a few options. Look at the primaryarms site for some examples. Are you looking for a red dot or a magnified option?
     

    M. Sage

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    Ultimak and an Aimpoint in a low ring. Either that or hunt down something like a POSP if you've got the side mount on your rifle.

    But really, get an Ultimak and an Aimpoint. Just remember that rail will burn you bad after about half a magazine.
     

    itchin

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    AKMike

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    I don't trust those to hold zero and you can't use iron sights with an optic mounted.

    Low ring and Aimpoint Comp M2 or PRO on an Ultimak will give you a 1/3 cowitness.

    You can use iron sights they make a a new notch that's 1/3 cowitness


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    AKMike

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    You can use iron sights they make a a new notch that's 1/3 cowitness

    And they've been tested to hold zero when installed properly it's not a pos stamped cover with a rail welded on


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