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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 Looks great June 15, 2023
Reviewer: justin anderson from Stearns, KY United States  
Nice item. Ive been wanting to buy it for a while and finally did. The rail was kinda confusing to install but came with directions, and as long as you have a basic ak/sks tool kit youll be ok (rubber mallet, needle nose/leatherman, brass rod, small screw driver set).

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5 of 5 Picatinny rail June 7, 2023
Reviewer: Robert James from MADISONVILLE, KY United States  
TWD rail work great for me good price from Carolina shooters Supply quicken shipping very good advice very helpful will do business with them again great people very knowledgeable too

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5 of 5 Texas Weapons Dog Leg Rail GEN 3 for Standard AK/A January 25, 2023
Reviewer: Robert Robinson from Atlanta, GA United States  
Excellent product! Fits like a glove!

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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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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
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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