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Old 07-11-2017, 10:02 PM   #1
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Default Best Krinkov scope/rail options

Hey guys i'm sure this has been discussed before but i'm having no luck finding it in the threads, I'm looking for the best option to mount a red dot or scope on a Krinkov. Possibly does anyone know what the Russians would have used? Is the side scope rail the best option? If someone can point me to a thread or information I would appreciate it.
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Old 07-11-2017, 10:26 PM   #2
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Outside of an actual Russian dot sight that clears the rear sight, you have the Stormwerkz rail, Zenitco Rail, Ultimak, and RS Regulate that come to mind. Do you want to be able to fold your stock? Where do you want the sight located?
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Old 07-11-2017, 10:30 PM   #3
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Id like to be able to fold my stock. hmmm not sure where I want it. Any preferences?
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Old 07-11-2017, 11:22 PM   #4
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Stormwerkz is what I use with a Fastfire or RMr depends on which rifle
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Old 07-11-2017, 11:44 PM   #5
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Ultimak, solid and proven. You can still fold your stock even.

The big con is heat, both to your hand and to the optic.
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Old 07-12-2017, 11:00 PM   #6
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Kobra? that's what I would get
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Old 07-13-2017, 08:02 AM   #7
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Outside of an actual Russian dot sight that clears the rear sight, you have the Stormwerkz rail, Zenitco Rail, Ultimak, and RS Regulate that come to mind. Do you want to be able to fold your stock? Where do you want the sight located?
Here are a few photos of Russian optics that work with the AKSU side rail: http://russianoptics.net/aksu.html



I am a fan of the RS mounts but on the AKSU I prefer the Stormwerkz for a red dot. My original Bulgarian AKSU I had built in 09 has been a workhorse and stays 'tactical'
I use the Ultimak on an SLR104 and don't need it on the AKSU



However, I still use the RS and MRO on my other 'traditional' SLR104UR






B18 seems like it will work properly and is well built
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Old 07-13-2017, 08:10 AM   #8
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Kobra? that's what I would get
Kobra's are fun on the AKSU. There is something natural about the way they go together.

Probably just my imagination but Kobra was my favorite side mount optic until very recently when I started using the MRO instead.

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Old 07-15-2017, 12:09 AM   #9
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I've been debating the same as you for my 107Ur, and decided to try the Ultimak first. Reason being that it is a non permanent mount, so if I don't like it I can sell it and get the Stormwerkz instead. Losing the ability to fold a krink takes the practicality out of the rifle for me. My mounts and T1 will be here monday, I'll get them installed and post my impressions then for ya.
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Old 07-15-2017, 07:28 PM   #10
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I have always liked the Krink specific mounts like the Stormwerkz or Zenitco B-18. There Stormwerkz is the better looking of the two IMHO.

That said I personally couldn't bring myself to drill holes in the top cover to install the Stormwerkz so the Zenitco is my choice.

I also don't recall if you can use the irons with the Stormwerkz I know the B-18 is tall enough to allow use of the irons.
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I've been debating the same as you for my 107Ur, and decided to try the Ultimak first. Reason being that it is a non permanent mount, so if I don't like it I can sell it and get the Stormwerkz instead. Losing the ability to fold a krink takes the practicality out of the rifle for me. My mounts and T1 will be here monday, I'll get them installed and post my impressions then for ya.
So I got the Ultimak installed today, and I have to say it is a really nice addition to the krink. Fit and finish are very nice, it looks like it belongs there. I've got an ADM low QD mount the the T1, and will get that mounted up with the T1 tomorrow. So far this looks like a bullet proof solution to mount a red dot without permanent modifications to a krink and still allow the stock to fold. It adds almost no weight at all either.
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That mount might prevent cowitness with your irons. The Aimpoint factory low mount should keep it low enough to use irons without removing the T1.
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TX-ZEN, those are some really badass rifles!

Not the same as a Krinkov, but I bought a Stormwerkz rail to go on my M92, but my top cover is so crooked I can't bring myself to mount it. I would install a side rail, but I want to be able to fold the stock with the optic on. Right now, I'm thinking of going with Manticore's mount.
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Kobra's are fun on the AKSU. There is something natural about the way they go together.

Probably just my imagination but Kobra was my favorite side mount optic until very recently when I started using the MRO instead.

I dig that. Great looking Krink you have there
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That mount might prevent cowitness with your irons. The Aimpoint factory low mount should keep it low enough to use irons without removing the T1.

Turns out it has a great lower 1/3 cowitness! I am digging this set up big time. I certainly miss the wood and purist look, but this really made a handy rifle into a bad ass rifle!! I'm really happy with this solution. Zero time tomorrow.
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Glad it works, I am gonna have to check those mounts out.
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What Russian optic would have been issued with the Krink? If any? That Kobra is pretty badass. I think I'm leaning toward something that uses the side mount I think.
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What Russian optic would have been issued with the Krink? If any? That Kobra is pretty badass. I think I'm leaning toward something that uses the side mount I think.
Almost none that I know of, but the manual for 1PN34 mentions how to zero for them.

They did make AKSU-N rifles with the side rail, so any of the 1PN34/58/51 could have been used on them and kits have a BDC cam designated for the AKSU. Those situations seemed to be a dedicated NV and rifle combination for specific purposes rather than issuing whatever daylight optic was in service

NIT-A and 1P29 were late 80s/early 90s daylight optics and could have been issued, but with the rarity of the optics in general it seems less likely an ASKU-N would have one
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I've got a brand new Ultimak rail for sale if anyone is interested.
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