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destrux

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Best iron sights for SKS?
« on: March 30, 2009, 01:41:57 PM »
I have a williams peep sight on the back of my SKS-M right now, and I'm tired of it moving around. I shimmed it to tighten it up and it still manages to move and screw up my accuracy. I used pieces of a soda can to shim it on the sides and bottom, but the shims deform and loosen up. It's crappy fix at best.

Is there a peep sight available that goes where the rear sight normally mounts that either fits well or is made of steel (so that I can add metal by welding the sight and machining it to fit perfectly)?

I was looking at the tech sights, but I don't like that you have to remove them to clean the gun. I'd prefer to not disturb my zero for cleaning or make field stripping require tools.
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Re: Best iron sights for SKS?
« Reply #1 on: March 30, 2009, 03:37:42 PM »
The only other sight that I know of is the MOJO. I don't have one. Could not tell you if they are steel or aluminum. Call them and ask.

http://www.mojosights.com/ak47_sks.html


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Re: Best iron sights for SKS?
« Reply #2 on: March 30, 2009, 03:42:19 PM »
I think that the only sight that would fit your criteria is the Mojo click sight.
I have one for my 91/30 and I like it allot. I don't know what it is made of though. I have never bothered to put a magnet to it.
I have a Lyman ghost ring sight on my SKS and I like it allot.
I was told I would have to take it off to remove my receiver cover, but as it turned out I don not have to remove it for cleaning. It holds zero really well.
But you would have to drill and tap the receiver to mount the Lyman  8)
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Re: Best iron sights for SKS?
« Reply #3 on: April 01, 2009, 06:58:28 AM »
I had Williams and Tech on SKSs and MOJOs on Mausers and Mosins, but I keep coming back to the originals for some reason. 
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Re: Best iron sights for SKS?
« Reply #4 on: April 01, 2009, 02:03:23 PM »
I like the original sights

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Re: Best iron sights for SKS?
« Reply #5 on: April 02, 2009, 07:55:39 PM »
me too, but then again i never did like aperture sights much.

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Re: Best iron sights for SKS?
« Reply #6 on: April 04, 2009, 08:31:06 PM »
tech sights are really nice but expensive but u pay for what u get

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Re: Best iron sights for SKS?
« Reply #7 on: April 08, 2009, 02:16:17 AM »
I lucked into a Krebs adjustable originally made for AK's that I installed on my Para.  It did help my shooting quite a bit, I now shoot 3"-4" 100 yard groups instead of my normal 6" with the factory notch sight.  I'd recommend some sort of quality peep sight over the factory notch type any day.  I don't include the Williams sight in this group, they are mostly made to sell, not work well.