The Ratchet Charging System was designed by Ethan Dublin of "Dublin AK Systems".He seems to be a pretty neat guy. His website says they will be "Accepting Orders Soon!
Send an email to http://scr.im/2afz
if you are interested in a pre-order." I might have to get one and check it out.
I was wondering if any of yall had one of the first Gen models? If so what do you think about it??? Do tell.........and with pics or it didn't happen!
Check this out:
The Ratchet Charging System
THE NEW 2nd GENERATION!
The Kalashnikov does not get simpler then this! We guarantee you will notice a decreased reloading time due to a more natural manual of arms.
RCS 2nd GENERATION Upper Charging system for Kalashnikov Rifles
Machined on the best CNC machines, this package contains everything necessary to convert a standard Kalashnikov variant rifle into one with a non- reciprocating forward charging system. This item replaces the original gas tube with a new one that contains a new charging handle and slide. The new charging handle protrudes from the left side directly over the forearm of the rifle for easier and less troublesome charging. The pre existing charging handle on the right side is now unnecessary and can be discarded to eliminate all exterior moving parts. All hardware is included. No gun smithing required. MADE IN THE USA.
Guaranteed quality, all of our parts pass a fit and function test before they are made available for purchase.
Advantages when compared to original charging system:
Allows for faster reloading due to less hand manipulation
Easier function for a right handed operator
Unproblematic reloading when firing from the prone position and or around barriers
Unlike other left sided charging systems, with the Ratchet Charging system you can use your left side optics rail and it does not open up your critical trigger components.
The operator no longer loses sight picture or situational awareness while loading
Easier to clear miss feed or jam
Built to outlast the life of the firearm
Built from the finest metals and long lasting black matte finish
Self cleaning design allows dirt and debris to easily exit the gas tube.
If original charging handle is removed:
Safety can be engaged when chambering a round
Eliminates all exterior moving parts
We make it easy for the operator; installation takes minutes and does not require a gun smith. This part was made to outlast the firearm. We guarantee you will decrease your loading time. The key is giving the operator a charging handle in a natural location (on the forearm) decreasing the amount of hand manipulation.
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