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A co-worker is a collector of foreign surplus rifles.  He recently purchase a Rumanian version of the AK, which has a modified stock for better grip, which was used as a squad automatic weapon.  It was equipped with a 30 round mag or a drum type.   The receiver has been modified to preclude automatic fire, of course.  Available for it, is a scope, also Rumanian made.   He's telling me it's a 4X with the following numbers:

 

PSO-1, LPS 4X6TIP2.  

 

I know that some of the former eastern block companies make very good scope.  Meopta  and IOR  are two examples.  This sucker can be had for $100, which does not recommend high quality.  Does anyone know anything about these scopes?  As in, how bad are they?

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Buy  a Weaver K 4 instead.

 

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It depends on when it was made.  PSO is an old design, but a lot of them were manufactured to a pretty high optical standard.  If the scope is in a good condition it is likely to be better than a Weaver K4 in terms of optics. 

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Here is you service center and source for new

 

http://www.kalinkaoptics.com/SearchResult.aspx?CategoryID=50

 

Good Luck on service

 

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There are far more reputable sources than Kalinka Optics (they are godaweful).  The best source of russian optics that fit various Eastern European weapons is, IMO, Tantal at

http://tantal.kalashnikov.guns.ru/optics1.html

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Excellent info as usual.  Thanks for the help.
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