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Old March 22, 2013, 06:21 AM   #1
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Question: Can I mount a scope in this Rifle?

Question: Can I mount a scope in this Rifle? Is it possible? Do I need to bring this rifle to a gunsmith to mount Rails?
Umarex Uzi Semi Auto Rifle .22 LR 16.1" Barrel 20 Rounds.

To take a look at the rifle, go to the below site.

http://www.americanrifleman.org/blog...22-rifle-gotw/

All help is welcome,

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Old March 22, 2013, 09:27 AM   #2
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I suppose anything is possible but I would think it would be tough as well as impractical with the top charging handle.
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Old March 22, 2013, 10:08 AM   #3
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I was thinking the same thing

the top charging handle may be in the way, but I might have a small amount of space to install the rails. I need to look at the Rifle again.

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Old March 22, 2013, 11:22 AM   #4
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Why not a size mount like the AK, et al? With sufficient clearance you'd be fine. Are you looking for factory options? It seems like that'd be the way to go unless someone makes a weird looking mount for it.
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Old March 22, 2013, 11:49 AM   #5
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the problem is that the uzi was originally designed as a PDW, fully auto, no butt stock, short barrel. in order to import them they had to be converted to semi auto and in that configuration they are just too bulky and heavy to be of any practical use so companies started putting longer barrels on them and butt stocks and marketing them as carbines.

that I know of, there are no top or side mount scope mounts for the Uzi because nobody ever intended it to be used as a precision rifle.
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Old March 22, 2013, 04:07 PM   #6
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Thanks for the info tahunua001

Thanks for the info tahunua001.

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Old March 23, 2013, 12:14 AM   #7
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I've seen it done with a side mount but it will involve some drilling and taping by someone that knows what their doing and where to do it. The one I saw had a mound that came up the side and mounted the scope over the charging handle with a custom charging handle that extended out the side. I don't think any of it was off the shelf though. Neat but probably not cost effective. Good luck.

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Old March 24, 2013, 10:48 PM   #8
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Old March 24, 2013, 10:56 PM   #9
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Well--it can be done on a regular Uzi, so I guess it could
be done on the umarex. Pictures etc here:

http://www.m60joe.com/

scroll down and click on UZI
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