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Old 06-21-2012, 06:36 PM   #11
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Ok I just took another look at the top cover. They did tell me they would have to machine it a bit to get it to fit... I just noticed they cut off part of the top cover in order for it to fit where the safety is.

I just put the stock dust cover back on... looks like I'll be getting that side rail mount after all.

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Old 06-21-2012, 06:59 PM   #12
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Ok, well I had to put a stop to that... so I just ordered a side mount for it.

I can't have a 1/2 assed AK now can I?

Leapers 5th Gen Picatinny style double rail side mount



Like I said mid life crisis.

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Old 06-21-2012, 07:04 PM   #13
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Fluke!'

Nice Piece!

Silverado! Fluke could by a lot of cool weapons and ammunition for
$60-70,000 dollars! Hopefully the Ammo will not cost him anymore than the Gas would!

Have fun Fluke and enjoy looks great!

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Ok, well I had to put a stop to that... so I just ordered a side mount for it.

I can't have a 1/2 assed AK now can I?

Leapers 5th Gen Picatinny style double rail side mount



Like I said mid life crisis.
Excellent choice...
UTG side mount is the top choice to mount optics on an AK. I have the same one on mine (but I got the one down below on your Midway link page - mine is the same just does not have the QD lever).
They hold zero exceptionally well in my opinion.
I have the same AK as you do too. About 1000 rounds through mine so far.
Flawless.


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Excellent choice...
UTG side mount is the top choice to mount optics on an AK. I have the same one on mine (but I got the one down below on your Midway link page - mine is the same just does not have the QD lever).
They hold zero exceptionally well in my opinion.
I have the same AK as you do too. About 1000 rounds through mine so far.
Flawless.
No offence, but I wouldn't call a UTG part a top choice. Does it work well? Yes, I had one also and it worked, but it mounts awfully high compared to some of the others, and is made with a relatively cheap aluminum. If its something you just pop off at the range once in a while, it will be fine. If you want something that will last through beating the rifle up a bit, check out the new MI side rail, or some of the real deal russian ones from Kalinka http://kalinkaoptics.com/mounts/ak-vepr-saiga-romak-1-2-slr.html
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Ill be blunt, NC and UTG are garbage. No cowitness. In fact you'll need a step ladder to get a good sight picture. You may pay slightly more at first but in the long run you'll save money. There's a huge jump b/w the above and the link below.

Take a look at this ----> http://rsregulate.com/

You were taken advantage of on the rifle as well. $599 shipped

https://www.budsgunshop.com/catalog/product_info.php/cPath/1050/products_id/411546098

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Nice mid life, going through same myself, shot pistol and guns here and there all my life, acquiring 6 in the last year is the most fun I had in a long time. Daughter came along, don't blow my money on booze and women anymore, blow it all on guns and ammo!

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750 huh ? I got a deal then , i traded my mossberg .17 and 125.00 cash for a romanian sidefolder with the packing straw still stuck in it . Had maybe 200.00 in the .17 . Hell the ak is cheaper to shoot if you ask me , them little hmr's are high as giraffe .... genitals

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Ill be blunt, NC and UTG are garbage. No cowitness. In fact you'll need a step ladder to get a good sight picture. You may pay slightly more at first but in the long run you'll save money. There's a huge jump b/w the above and the link below.

Take a look at this ----> http://rsregulate.com/

You were taken advantage of on the rifle as well. $599 shipped

https://www.budsgunshop.com/catalog/product_info.php/cPath/1050/products_id/411546098
There were reasons I didn't buy from there.

1. I've researched about 20 or 30 vendors EXCEPT bud's gunshop for the M10 ALL but the one I bought from were out of stock. With no due date on next shipment received.

2. I read for 6 months strait to familiarize myself with the AK not become an expert yet. I know they were cheaper elsewhere but I wasn't going to wait 6 months for it either. By that time it could be banned.

3. Atlanticfirearms has them for $599 also. (out of stock)

4. I originally was going to get an Hungarian AMD65 and would have ran me $495 +etc, but decided not to and pay the extra for the AK I wanted and not a filler. Additionally AMD65's are not as customizable as the M10. Nor were they made with all new parts at least all the ones I saw.

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My price included the Top cover rail mount which I know now was garbage. My price also included a case as seen in my picture. That's $55 additional there, the gun it self was $695 where I bought it. Buying from here would cost me: $710.34 out the door for the same. So I got taken to the cleaners for ~$90.00. If you include transfer fees/3% credit charge increase/tax etc.

6. $90.00 isn't being taken to the cleaners: $90.00 is called being impatient and impulsive.

Taken to the cleaners is going to jail in shackles with 7 time felony convicts for 29 hours for a first time offense driving without proof of insurance and paying $4000 in fines where the judge threw out evidence from the State of IL stating I never should have received the ticket in the first place.

Taken to the cleaners is having 3 family members and 1 friend die in less than 6 months and going to 4 funerals in a row in the same year.

Taken to the cleaners is catching clap from your wife and having her tell you "No I didn't cheat; Honest!" (No this didn't happen to me, but you get the point.)

In conclusion:

Can't you just be happy for me instead of....



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I am trying to listen to you guys when you give suggestions.... The one person said top cover sux... so I got a side rail mount.

People saying UTG and NC suck... so now I don't even know if my Leapers is any good.

I didn't pay much for it, but this would make the 2nd railmount that becomes a paper weight.

Which is it?

Editted: Just realized UTG and Leapers same thing. :x

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