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Anyone run optics on Ak's ?

Discussion in 'Rifle Discussion' started by sweetbeard, Aug 25, 2008.

  1. sweetbeard

    sweetbeard Beavertown OreGUN! New Member

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    I have been thinking about putting some optics, probably EOtech ( or chinese clone ) on my AK and was wondering if anyone here had any thoughts.

    I like the clean line of the Irons but is is a BIZZZNICH to Aim and adjust.
     
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    frizzz Clackamas Member

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    sweetbeard Beavertown OreGUN! New Member

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    wichaka Wa State Well-Known Member

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    Most anything from Mark will be the best quality around.
     
  5. sweetbeard

    sweetbeard Beavertown OreGUN! New Member

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    ? :huh:

    EDIT: NVM GOOGLED IT
     
  6. wichaka

    wichaka Wa State Well-Known Member

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    Mark LaRue.........
     
  7. Joe Link

    Joe Link Portland, OR Well-Known Member Staff Member Lifetime Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    That looks like a killer setup for an AK. I'm just curious, I don't actually know, isn't it bad to replace the iron(s) with an electronic device that can fail?
     
  8. sweetbeard

    sweetbeard Beavertown OreGUN! New Member

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    Look it has the rear Iron built in, So you can still use the Irons if SHTF..

    And I would keep the original in gunbag with wrench for replacements.
     
  9. PhysicsGuy

    PhysicsGuy Corvallis, OR Resident Science Nut

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    I used to run a simmons red dot on my wasr-10, I had it mounted on the top of a quad fore rail, which didnt give the greatest sight picture.
     
  10. Joe Link

    Joe Link Portland, OR Well-Known Member Staff Member Lifetime Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    Wow, that's awesome!
     
  11. ch139

    ch139 teh gehtoe Active Member

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    Maybe it's just me, but I've always thought that's just wrong; like looking at pics of naked men.

    Isn't putting optics on an AK akin to Z rated tires on a Geo Metro?
     
  12. sweetbeard

    sweetbeard Beavertown OreGUN! New Member

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    :laugh:

    Not really A nice red dot set-up would be perfect for under 150yds.. Anything is better than the sights on there.
     
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    ch139 teh gehtoe Active Member

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    I suppose that’s true, but it still seems wrong.
     
  14. Deavis

    Deavis Mid Willamette Valley Active Member

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    I may have to try this but went with theU ltimak on moe of my MAKs with a Comp M/L Aimpoint. I AM VERY HAPPY with this set up. I like Burris for strnegth in their regular scopes but their electronic offereings have not impressed me for strength. I would like to see this in person.