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bmatt1 08-06-2011 12:55 AM

Aiming an AK....
 
i just got my AK a couple weeks ago and havent shot it yet. and ive kinda messed with it and realized it doesnt have much of a cheek rest. im used to shooting an m4 and other rifles with a good spot for your cheek. i have a red dot sight on my AK and when i go to aim i pretty much have to lift my head to put the red dot at a reasonable spot on the glass. any pointers as to where i should put my face in relation to the sights? i havent shot AKs a whole lot and im just kinda lookin for a couple pointers in this area. i know they arent he most accurate weapons in the world, i just want consistency.

Gatoragn 08-06-2011 01:05 AM

The standard furniture on AK's does not fit me, I have to put my cheek bone on the stock to align the sights.

bmatt1 08-06-2011 01:07 AM

ive got the standard wooden furniture on it right now and lining up the iron sights isnt too bad. its the red dot sight that kinda gets me. but i also plan on changing the stock to either a folding stock or adjustable stock and im thinking the adjustable stock is gonna suit me better.

doctherock 08-06-2011 02:21 AM

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To aim mine I have to have the stock high on my shoulder and cheek on the stock.
Put a green dot on it tonight, will beat the hell out of the impossible to see front sight on these.

bmatt1 08-06-2011 02:10 PM

yea ive got a red dot sight on it. i guess i just have to run some rounds through it to see how things go...


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