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Texas Weapons Dog Leg Rail GEN 3 for Standard AK/AKM #33310


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TWS #33310 AK Top Cover Rail

Works on most AK47's, all SAIGA Rilfes & Standard Version 1 VEPR Rifles (except 7.62x54r). Does not fit Vepr Version 2.

Scoped AK rifles require a very low mounted optic to maintain a proper cheek weld for consistent shooting. One only needs to observe the height of the standard iron sights to confirm this. Most scope mounts for the AK place the optics too high to maintain a proper cheek weld. This is done as a compromise to allow scope mounting while permitting top cover removal. This unfortunate compromise forces the shooter to brace the buttstock along the jaw line, or in some cases, completely under the chin.

Texas Weapon Systems Dog Leg™ AK rail solves this dilemma with the innovative new third-generation Dog Leg™ Scope Rail with integral dust cover. Incorporating a unique joggle shape behind the rear sight block, the TWS 33310 provides the lowest possible MIL-STD-1913 mounting surface. The field stripping capability is preserved with the quick-release cam-lock mechanism that precisely returns to zero and is so simple to operate.

The TWS Dog Leg™ Scope Rail replaces the standard dust cover and easily installs with a single hinge pin to the rear sight block in place of the rear leaf sight. The included cam-lock release button replaces the standard release button and is installed to the return spring.

It will fit most AK pattern rifles, including stamped and milled receivers, as well as fixed, under-folding and side-folding stocks. The adjustable front tab allows custom fitting to the user's individual weapon.


  • Peep Sight sold separately.
  • Works on most AK-47s, all Saiga rifles & Standard Version 1 VEPR rifles (except 7.62x54r).
  • Will not fit Yugo AKs.
  • Does not fit VEPR Version 2.
  • This will not fit the Saiga shotguns.
  • This will fit all Saiga and VEPR Version 1 rifles.

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5 of 5 November 17, 2022
Reviewer: Cory Parker from Bozeman, MT United States  
Work great for my Saiga  223

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5 of 5 Perfect solution to a problem November 9, 2022
Reviewer: Rick from United States  
I have a pre ban Kassner Hungarian SA85 AKM underfolder that I got almost forty years ago.  It’s a great shooter but no good way to Mount a decent optic.  I couldn’t find a gunsmith who wanted to drill the receiver to Mount a side rail and the dust cover pic rail wobbled and made it hard to keep zero.  The Dog leg solution is great.  Stable, does not budge and my zero has held after a few hundred rounds using a Romeo5 red dot. It was simple to install.  A quality feel.  Only drawback is the now lack of a rear iron site.  But,  who really shoots anymore without a red dot or other optic.  Very happy with my purchase.

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4 of 5 It works. November 3, 2022
Reviewer: Luke from Cleveland, TN United States  
It does the thing.  It lets me mount my dot and my magnifier with a back up iron.

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5 of 5 Great product! October 6, 2022
Reviewer: Terry Artz,Jr from Mohrsville, PA United States  
Fits good on my AK and easy to install!

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5 of 5 Held zero! October 6, 2022
Reviewer: Irish from Crestview, FL United States  
Installed on my Hellpup, zero'd my red dot, opened and closed the cover a few times and shot again and was dead on! fight was tight and does does not wobble or move at all! Very impressed!

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