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Leave it to Texas to Improve on the AK

Discussion in 'Guns & Hunting' started by KenLyns, Jan 5, 2011.

  1. Jan 5, 2011 at 7:27 PM
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    KenLyns

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    Andrew H

    Andrew H What is this "search" you speak of?

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    Not my cup of tea but if you are putting an optic on an AK I guess that would work.
    I am an iron site AK guy myself.
     
  4. Jan 5, 2011 at 7:47 PM
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  5. Jan 6, 2011 at 6:22 PM
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    Yeah but how well will any optic on that hold a zero? The dust cover on the ak isn't exactly tight fitting, plus considering how much variation there is on ak's...
     
  6. Jan 6, 2011 at 6:57 PM
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    ^ Apparently they've accounted for this in the design:

    Field stripping capability is preserved with the quick release cam lock mechanism that precisely returns to zero, yet is so simple to operate.
    ...
    The included cam lock release button replaces the standard release button and is installed to the return spring.


    Pictures of this cam feature:
    http://www.texasweaponsystems.com/id1.html

    Interestingly, the mfr keeps a photo album on Flickr. They went through several iterations for the latch before arriving at the current design:
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/31107649@N03/page4/
     
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