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KEL-TEC SUB-2000 Optic Mount

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About This Item

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • 1 - CNC Machined Aluminum Optic Mount Assembly
  • 4 - Optic Mount Screws
  • 6 - Optic Mount Shims
Description

KEL-TEC SUB-2000 Optic Mount

Two Optic Mount Options Available:

  • Right Handed - Mounts to the left side of the SUB-2000, allowing off-hand operation.
  • Left Handed - Mounts to the right side of the SUB-2000, also for off-hand operation.

This SUB-2000 optic mount offers a robust base that connects directly through the SUB-2000 handguard, making it a premier choice for those wanting to integrate a red dot optic on their KEL-TEC SUB-2000 without compromising the firearm's folding functionality.

Extensively tested, the mount ensures consistent and repeatable zero retention even after repeated usage.

It's compatible with most popular red dot optics that attach to a MIL-STD 1913 Picatinny Rail.

Looking for a reliable scope mount for your KEL-TEC SUB-2000? The M*CARBO Optic Mount is your ideal choice.

Additionally, if you're seeking a red dot for this mount, we recommend the Sig Sauer version of the Holosun Romeo5 Red Dot. We've tested four of these on our mounts with excellent results. The specific model is the Sig Sauer SOR52001 Romeo5 1x20mm Compact 2 Moa Red Dot Sight in black, which offers great value for its price.

KEL-TEC SUB-2000 Resources:

If you're getting the KEL-TEC SUB-2000 Optic Mount, then you might find the following KEL-TEC SUB-2000 Resources useful in further enhancing your firearm. Download the SUB-2000 Owners Manual or use the Exploded View of the SUB-2000 Parts Diagram to plan your next firearm project.

M*CARBO No Hassle 100% Lifetime Guarantee:

The KEL-TEC SUB-2000 Optic Mount is protected by the M*CARBO No Hassle 100% Lifetime Guarantee.

Tested and Approved:

The KEL-TEC SUB-2000 Optic Mount has been tested repeatedly to ensure reliable operation and safety.

Veteran Owned and Operated Business:

American made KEL-TEC SUB-2000 Optic Mount is designed and manufactured by Combat Veterans. We will donate a portion of your purchase to the Military Foundations we humbly support.

ATTENTION:

You must be 18 yrs of age to purchase. We advise that all parts purchased from our inventory be installed and inspected by a qualified gunsmith. Modifying your weapon may be prohibited in your state. Do not modify your sear or hammer engagement surfaces, with or without the KEL-TEC SUB-2000 Optic Mount. Before installing please be sure to check all local state and federal laws. By installing this part you agree to take full responsibility for any and all legal, health and warranty consequences that may be incurred.

Reviews
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Appreciate the mission, the available parts, the information/installation support, and the quick shipping. Ordered a handful of accessories for the Sub. Installation pending. Thanks M*CARBO

KEL-TEC SUB-2000 Optic Mount
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Thank you for M Carbo, a very attentive and good company, it produces ideal things for the Kel Tek Sub 2000, and for other models, everything fits perfectly, worth the price. Thank you.
Sub 2000 Optic Mount
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Easy to assemble/mount and works great with Vortex red dot. Adding furniture to this bugout gun is really fun. Ordering muzzle break shortly and probably new trigger.
Thanks!
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Not perfect, but one of the better options
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As of right now there appear to be three different options for optics mounting that allow a Gen 2 Sub 2000 to fold. There is one that mounts to the Mlok slots in the side of the rails, but that option isn't as secure because the mlok rails are plastic. The other one is a rotating handguard, which I haven't tried.

This mount allows the optic to flip away to the side, getting it out of the way soothe rifle can fold. Unfortunately, depending on the optic size, it can more than triple the thickness of the rifle when folded. It's otherwise a good option, especially if you are more concerned with length than width when folding the Sub 2000.

Another advantage of this option is since the mounting location is closer to the rifles rear sight, you can use optics with less eye relief than is required for rail mounting. It gets the optic at least 4 inches closer to your eye than anything mounted to the rail.

It is held in the shooting position under spring power, so if you put any pressure on the sight while aiming, it could move it out of zero until the pressure is removed.

I think if I were going to redesign this, I'd use a spring loaded hinge that you push the sight rearward against the spring to unlock a wedge cut into the hinge, then pivot the sight away and have a detent that holds it in place. This would make for a positive repeatable lockup while in the shooting position and would be unaffected by pressure on the sight.

It still wouldn't solve the problem of thickness while folded. It's a compromise, but a worthwhile one if you want a mounted optic. If you can't fold the Sub 2000, it really loses a ton of its appeal and utility.

So a product like this is really almost essential. If only there were a way to deal with the optic while folded. I suppose the simplest answer is a quick detach .ount for the optic than can be clamped to the bottom rail while folded and the top rail while shooting, but it's a lot slower, and you lose the advantage of getting it closer to your eye.

Now that the Gen 3 Sub 2000 is out, this problem has been tackled by KelTec. But for those of us with Gen 2, this is among the better options.
Perfect
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Fast delivery. Straight forward easy to follow directions and install.
How does it fit on gun bolt on or adapter
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Want to buy it but looks like their is more to mounting it
Sight mount
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Great optic mount easy to use and very sturdy
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Excellent quality, strength & ease of use
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The Kel-Tec Sub2000 optic mount is a solid-built tool allowing rapid topside deployment of reflex sights. It’s super fast & easy to install. I was hesitant to shell out the cash but happy I did. It makes the Sub2000 more effective & fun to shoot with greater accuracy. Highly recommended.
Questions & Answers
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$150 fucking dollars?!?
January 12, 2024 9:41 PM
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How do I apply the mil discount
Semoto December 11, 2023 2:43 PM
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I have a sig green dot optic. Will it work?
Chuck Dunn November 25, 2023 4:45 PM
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Hello I am left handed shooter. Does the one for lefties flip out to the right so I can continue to hold the gun with my left hand griip? On a stock Sub 2000 will I need to remove the iron sites in see the red dot. Right now I have a red dot mounted on a removable 1 inch riser picatinny mount. Thanks
Hoop September 29, 2023 4:07 PM
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Can I request a black spring instead of the silver one?
Tim Bradshaw September 11, 2023 10:49 PM
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Hello I’m wondering if this optic mount will work with my gen 1 sub 2000 and if not will you guys make one for the gen 1 sub 2000 ?
Rickey Gryce August 28, 2023 4:58 PM
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It will not work on a Gen 1 as the molding where it mounts is different. Kel Tec changed the mold for the the barrel folding part of the SUB2K Gen 2
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Kraj / February 13, 2024 1:28 PM
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How long does Back Order usually take to ship out?
Keydric July 4, 2023 6:04 AM
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do you ship to ontario canada?
Kayak Pools April 19, 2023 2:30 PM
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Can you recommend a gun case for a sub-2000 with your optic mount and red dot sight. I am not sure what depth would be needed.
Disconnect April 17, 2023 5:15 PM
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When will the right handed shooter model be back in stock?
Greg Dski April 3, 2023 10:21 AM
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Does it make any difference if I use right or left handed? Both fit flush so shouldn’t obstruct grip.
March 26, 2023 9:45 AM
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It is user preference. The thought process is that the shooter would use the non-firing hand to manipulate the mount.
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M*CARBO-Tech / March 27, 2023 1:18 PM
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If a shell deflector is already installed, do I need a left handed mount or will either still work with a deflector?
March 18, 2023 12:48 AM
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You can use any side optic mount with shell deflector
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M*CARBO-Tech / March 22, 2023 9:49 AM
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I have a Gen One Sub 2000 with an aftermarket 4 sided picatinny rail. Is there a way to attach the Optical Mount to the new after market hand rail?
David Gore March 16, 2023 2:40 PM
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FUNCTIONS ON THE GEN 2 ONLY we only test our part on OEM parts. We can't say it will work
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M*CARBO-Tech / March 22, 2023 9:51 AM
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Do you have an estimated date for the return of the right hand mount?
TJS1371 February 24, 2023 5:27 PM
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They are back on
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M*CARBO-Tech / March 21, 2023 10:31 AM
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Can the sub 2000 optic mount be installed with your shell deflector. Any recommendations for leftys on this? Thank you.
Spar-Time Boat Works February 10, 2023 9:29 PM
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Yes! the shell deflector will work with the optic mount. The optic mount is currently listed as "Right of Left Handed Shooter" but its really comes down to user preference.
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stevenk@mcarbo.com24442 / February 13, 2023 7:20 AM
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I install mcarbo red dot flip platform, but front sight interfere with red dot viewing campus, I need to remove front sight and rear sight, any other suggestion?
Raul A. Perez December 10, 2022 10:40 AM
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Rather than permanently modifying your Sub2000, I would recommend using a rail riser to get your red dot higher up. It would also allow you to have your iron sights for backups.
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stevenk@mcarbo.com24442 / February 13, 2023 7:23 AM
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will this mount on the Sub-2000 CQB model (supressed)?
Tracy Montgomery November 27, 2022 12:39 PM
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Unfortunately, no.
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Steven Kalchbrenner / December 30, 2022 10:31 AM
Unfortunately, no.
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Steven Kalchbrenner / December 30, 2022 10:31 AM
Unfortunately, no.
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Steven Kalchbrenner / December 30, 2022 10:29 AM
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Your video tutorial does not even mention the "shims" included in the kit. I felt no need for them in the installation. Why are they included and how would one install them?
newens August 26, 2022 1:22 AM
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They are included because every firearm is different and some of the fore ends are not exactly the same so the shims are good to give it that little bit of extra clearance to straighten up the mount to keep it in line with the existing rails. There is a small instructional booklet to go through if you install and the optic mount is canted either way and the sight isn't properly aligned.
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Timothy Parrish / September 7, 2022 2:33 PM
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what is the picatinny rail length on the KEL-TEC SUB-2000 Optic Mount?
coinsets August 11, 2022 12:26 PM
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Is the rail wide 20mm?
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Raul A. Perez / November 27, 2022 12:26 PM
is 1" 3/8
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Waldo@MCARBO / August 18, 2022 12:51 PM
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This looks like I could just drill new holes in my Gen1. Is this possible?
Jjay71 August 7, 2022 10:56 AM
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We don't recommend drilling any holes or modifying your firearm.
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Waldo@MCARBO / August 8, 2022 9:24 AM
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Do you offer this with a JPoint or RMS footprint?
CSIDD August 5, 2022 10:55 PM
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Sorry but no it only comes with the Picatinny rail
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Waldo@MCARBO / August 8, 2022 8:59 AM
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my keltec sub2000 is a gen 1. can i still get some kind of site rail to go on it wothout haviing to use somethimg hanging off to the side?
corwin July 14, 2022 8:07 PM
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sorry, we don't offer anything like that for the gen 1.
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Waldo@MCARBO / July 15, 2022 7:15 AM
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Can you ship this to the Philippines? Thanks
Edgar Sasis July 4, 2022 9:42 PM
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We can only ship to international licensed dealers. If you are one, please contact us via email.
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Kenneth Noble / July 5, 2022 10:44 AM
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What size scope mount can I utilize? I have Bushnell scopes. TRS25, & TRS32
June 29, 2022 3:10 PM
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either one should work fine. We normally suggest a Romeo 5 by sig. However anything of that size should do fine.
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Kenneth Noble / July 5, 2022 11:16 AM
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Will I need to have a gunsmith install the mount?
John Nygard May 10, 2022 12:05 AM
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No. Remove 4 screws. Easy Install.
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/ June 26, 2022 12:33 PM
No is a simple install and it comes with instructions on how to do it.
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Waldo@MCARBO / May 10, 2022 8:41 AM
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How do I know if my Kel-Tec Sub 2000 is a Gen 1 or a Gen 2?
James D. Stokes April 26, 2022 4:17 AM
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The easy way to tell is if your firearm has a picatinny rail in the handguard from the factory is a Gen 2, all the ones in the pictures are Gen 2.
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Waldo@MCARBO / June 8, 2022 1:55 PM
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What is the max scope weight you recommend for use?
GoGoGadgetGun April 21, 2022 11:54 AM
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We don't have a set number as far as weight recommendation, as our mount can hold and maintain zero with any optic/scope you can fit, but you will likely run into issues with rail length before having to worry about the weight itself. We have had some customers mount an extended rail on the optic mount in order to then mount a longer scope, and have had good results with it maintaining zero even with that added weight. We would just advise a little added caution if/when flipping a larger setup like that out to the side to fold the rifle to avoid losing your grip and dropping the weapon.
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Abby Marino / April 21, 2022 12:33 PM
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Will an acog fit on the sub-2000 optic mount?
Jason Johnston March 5, 2022 11:21 AM
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Weight will not be an issue with our mount, but the Pic Rail only measures about 1.5 inches in length, so depending on your specific optic, there may not be enough rail for those larger units.
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Abby Marino / April 18, 2022 10:07 AM
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Will this be able to fold up with the California communist fin grip and thumb shelf?
February 27, 2022 2:59 PM
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yes it will
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Waldo@MCARBO / June 8, 2022 1:56 PM
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If I attach my Romeo 5 to this mount will I need to get the flip down site also to get it out of the way..or does it work fine with the original site in place ?
Dominic Carreri February 11, 2022 10:32 AM
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Without the flip down rear sight, what Romeo5 mount do you recommend? The smaller one or the taller one?
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Brian123 / October 30, 2023 9:27 AM
We do highly recommend installing the flip-down rear sight so you do not have to worry about co-witnessing, however, I've heard from several other customers that they were able to successfully co-witness their Romeo 5 with the OEM sights.
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Abby Marino / April 13, 2022 2:28 PM
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How high is the section of rail on the optic mount relative to the rail on the fore end of the Sub 2k? Is it even/level? Would I need a riser to make the rest of the fore end rail even with the optic mount rail?
December 30, 2021 7:13 PM
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Hello, the Optic Mount Rail is approximately .350 - .375 inches higher than the polymer pic rail on the fore end. You should be able to add a riser to the fore end pic rail if you would like to make them even, but remember, mounting anything to the top of the fore end will prevent the folding ability of the rifle.
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Abby Marino / January 5, 2022 2:08 PM
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Does this work on Gen 1 sub2k?
Craig maynard December 28, 2021 2:28 AM
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No this mount will not fit on the Gen 1
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Abby Marino / April 13, 2022 10:43 AM
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Is there a Gen 2 barrel shroud available for my Gen 1 so that I can use this mount, or should I throw this PoS in the trash?
mBrane December 27, 2021 11:02 AM
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Kel-Tec has been offering an upgrade option to send in your Gen 1 for them to convert it to a Gen 2! Please reach out to them at 321-631-0068
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Abby Marino / April 13, 2022 10:45 AM
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Hello, Can you send KEL-TEC SUB-2000 Optic Mount and anothers accessories in France ?
Robinhache November 19, 2021 11:28 AM
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If you're outside of the USA, we've got a network of International Dealers that carry M*CARBO Upgrades regularly. This is the current active list of International Dealers. France TSLINE - https://www.ts-line.fr Please encourage your local Gun Shops to contact us and place a Wholesale order. If you don't see something we make on their website, ask them when they are ordering again, and make a request for that item on their next large order they place with M*CARBO. For more information on our International Dealers, please check out our International Dealer Page.
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/ December 16, 2021 1:14 PM
Hello! Unfortunately we are unable to ship directly to our international customers, however we do have a Dealer in France! Phone: 33.0.686.909.011 Website: https://www.ts-line.fr
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Jessicak / December 14, 2021 10:52 AM
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For the Sub 2000 optic mount: I don't want to co-witness with original or your slightly higher sights. I want the optic a little higher than that. Can you suggest an optic that is a little higher than the Romeo 5?
KLR650 November 13, 2021 12:28 AM
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What optics work best with this mount? Thanks
Caprice November 6, 2021 8:57 PM
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Will a Sig Romeo MSR red dot co-witness With my sights using mcarbo optic mount on my sub 2K ?
Wildwood58 October 22, 2021 3:46 PM
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Hello, due to the height of the Sig Romeo MSR, we are not 100% certain it will cowitness. We typically recommend the Sig Romeo 5 which we are 100% certain will.
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/ December 16, 2021 1:13 PM
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I purchased the right handed Optic Mount for my Kel-Tec sub 2000, unfortunately it does not work firing left handed so I need to purchase the left handed Optic Mount and that should improve my sighting, correct?
RSimmonds October 10, 2021 4:10 PM
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Hello, the right-handed shooter optic mount will mount to the left side of the firearm and vice versa. If you are left-handed, it is recommended you select the Left-Handed shooter option so this can be mounted to the right side of the firearm.
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/ December 16, 2021 9:51 AM
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Does the screws come with the optic mount or do i need to purchase them separately?
Tymiche September 20, 2021 10:59 AM
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Hey, Brother. This does come with the screws needed to attach it to your firearm. You will use the nus that were already in the body of the firearm.
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Matt Morales / September 24, 2021 11:55 AM
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Do you include screws with the optic mount
September 11, 2021 2:07 AM
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Hey, Brother. This does come with the screws needed to attach it to your firearm. You will use the nus that were already in the body of the firearm.
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Matt@mcarbo.com74555 / September 24, 2021 1:52 PM
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Will the rifle fold all the way down with this mount installed? Thanks MJT
MJ September 1, 2021 11:52 AM
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That is the beauty behind this thing, MJ. It folds out to the left so that you can fold the firearm without issue.
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Matt@mcarbo.com74555 / September 24, 2021 1:52 PM
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My problem is that i cannot get my eye low enough to get a sight picture with the factory sights. I was hoping to find a mount and optic that would sit higher in relation to the "stock" so that I can get a sight picture with a normal cheek weld. I actually had to put the tube on top of my shoulder to get a normal sight picture. Will your mounts and optic help this? Thank you
coanchar August 14, 2021 6:34 PM
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Hey, Brother. Thanks or reaching out. The rear folding sight that we have and the optic mount will most certainly allow you to get a higher sight picture.
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Matt@mcarbo.com74555 / September 24, 2021 1:59 PM

About This Item

WHAT'S INCLUDED:

  • 1 - CNC Machined Aluminum Optic Mount Assembly
  • 4 - Optic Mount Screws
  • 6 - Optic Mount Shims

KEL-TEC SUB-2000 Optic Mount

Two Optic Mount Options Available:

  • Right Handed - Mounts to the left side of the SUB-2000, allowing off-hand operation.
  • Left Handed - Mounts to the right side of the SUB-2000, also for off-hand operation.

This SUB-2000 optic mount offers a robust base that connects directly through the SUB-2000 handguard, making it a premier choice for those wanting to integrate a red dot optic on their KEL-TEC SUB-2000 without compromising the firearm's folding functionality.

Extensively tested, the mount ensures consistent and repeatable zero retention even after repeated usage.

It's compatible with most popular red dot optics that attach to a MIL-STD 1913 Picatinny Rail.

Looking for a reliable scope mount for your KEL-TEC SUB-2000? The M*CARBO Optic Mount is your ideal choice.

Additionally, if you're seeking a red dot for this mount, we recommend the Sig Sauer version of the Holosun Romeo5 Red Dot. We've tested four of these on our mounts with excellent results. The specific model is the Sig Sauer SOR52001 Romeo5 1x20mm Compact 2 Moa Red Dot Sight in black, which offers great value for its price.

KEL-TEC SUB-2000 Resources:

If you're getting the KEL-TEC SUB-2000 Optic Mount, then you might find the following KEL-TEC SUB-2000 Resources useful in further enhancing your firearm. Download the SUB-2000 Owners Manual or use the Exploded View of the SUB-2000 Parts Diagram to plan your next firearm project.

M*CARBO No Hassle 100% Lifetime Guarantee:

The KEL-TEC SUB-2000 Optic Mount is protected by the M*CARBO No Hassle 100% Lifetime Guarantee.

Tested and Approved:

The KEL-TEC SUB-2000 Optic Mount has been tested repeatedly to ensure reliable operation and safety.

Veteran Owned and Operated Business:

American made KEL-TEC SUB-2000 Optic Mount is designed and manufactured by Combat Veterans. We will donate a portion of your purchase to the Military Foundations we humbly support.

ATTENTION:

You must be 18 yrs of age to purchase. We advise that all parts purchased from our inventory be installed and inspected by a qualified gunsmith. Modifying your weapon may be prohibited in your state. Do not modify your sear or hammer engagement surfaces, with or without the KEL-TEC SUB-2000 Optic Mount. Before installing please be sure to check all local state and federal laws. By installing this part you agree to take full responsibility for any and all legal, health and warranty consequences that may be incurred.

Product Reviews (640)
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Optic mount, tube cover, ...
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Appreciate the mission, the available parts, the information/installation support, and the quick shipping. Ordered a handful of accessories for the Sub. Installation pending. Thanks M*CARBO

KEL-TEC SUB-2000 Optic Mount
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Thank you for M Carbo, a very attentive and good company, it produces ideal things for the Kel Tek Sub 2000, and for other models, everything fits perfectly, worth the price. Thank you.
Sub 2000 Optic Mount
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Easy to assemble/mount and works great with Vortex red dot. Adding furniture to this bugout gun is really fun. Ordering muzzle break shortly and probably new trigger.
Thanks!
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Not perfect, but one of the better options
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As of right now there appear to be three different options for optics mounting that allow a Gen 2 Sub 2000 to fold. There is one that mounts to the Mlok slots in the side of the rails, but that option isn't as secure because the mlok rails are plastic. The other one is a rotating handguard, which I haven't tried.

This mount allows the optic to flip away to the side, getting it out of the way soothe rifle can fold. Unfortunately, depending on the optic size, it can more than triple the thickness of the rifle when folded. It's otherwise a good option, especially if you are more concerned with length than width when folding the Sub 2000.

Another advantage of this option is since the mounting location is closer to the rifles rear sight, you can use optics with less eye relief than is required for rail mounting. It gets the optic at least 4 inches closer to your eye than anything mounted to the rail.

It is held in the shooting position under spring power, so if you put any pressure on the sight while aiming, it could move it out of zero until the pressure is removed.

I think if I were going to redesign this, I'd use a spring loaded hinge that you push the sight rearward against the spring to unlock a wedge cut into the hinge, then pivot the sight away and have a detent that holds it in place. This would make for a positive repeatable lockup while in the shooting position and would be unaffected by pressure on the sight.

It still wouldn't solve the problem of thickness while folded. It's a compromise, but a worthwhile one if you want a mounted optic. If you can't fold the Sub 2000, it really loses a ton of its appeal and utility.

So a product like this is really almost essential. If only there were a way to deal with the optic while folded. I suppose the simplest answer is a quick detach .ount for the optic than can be clamped to the bottom rail while folded and the top rail while shooting, but it's a lot slower, and you lose the advantage of getting it closer to your eye.

Now that the Gen 3 Sub 2000 is out, this problem has been tackled by KelTec. But for those of us with Gen 2, this is among the better options.
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Fast delivery. Straight forward easy to follow directions and install.
How does it fit on gun bolt on or adapter
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Want to buy it but looks like their is more to mounting it
Sight mount
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Great optic mount easy to use and very sturdy
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Excellent quality, strength & ease of use
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The Kel-Tec Sub2000 optic mount is a solid-built tool allowing rapid topside deployment of reflex sights. It’s super fast & easy to install. I was hesitant to shell out the cash but happy I did. It makes the Sub2000 more effective & fun to shoot with greater accuracy. Highly recommended.

Questions & Answers

42 Questions

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$150 fucking dollars?!?
January 12, 2024 9:41 PM
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How do I apply the mil discount
Semoto December 11, 2023 2:43 PM
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I have a sig green dot optic. Will it work?
Chuck Dunn November 25, 2023 4:45 PM
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Hello I am left handed shooter. Does the one for lefties flip out to the right so I can continue to hold the gun with my left hand griip? On a stock Sub 2000 will I need to remove the iron sites in see the red dot. Right now I have a red dot mounted on a removable 1 inch riser picatinny mount. Thanks
Hoop September 29, 2023 4:07 PM
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Can I request a black spring instead of the silver one?
Tim Bradshaw September 11, 2023 10:49 PM
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Hello I’m wondering if this optic mount will work with my gen 1 sub 2000 and if not will you guys make one for the gen 1 sub 2000 ?
Rickey Gryce August 28, 2023 4:58 PM
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It will not work on a Gen 1 as the molding where it mounts is different. Kel Tec changed the mold for the the barrel folding part of the SUB2K Gen 2
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Kraj / February 13, 2024 1:28 PM
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How long does Back Order usually take to ship out?
Keydric July 4, 2023 6:04 AM
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do you ship to ontario canada?
Kayak Pools April 19, 2023 2:30 PM
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Can you recommend a gun case for a sub-2000 with your optic mount and red dot sight. I am not sure what depth would be needed.
Disconnect April 17, 2023 5:15 PM
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When will the right handed shooter model be back in stock?
Greg Dski April 3, 2023 10:21 AM
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Does it make any difference if I use right or left handed? Both fit flush so shouldn’t obstruct grip.
March 26, 2023 9:45 AM
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It is user preference. The thought process is that the shooter would use the non-firing hand to manipulate the mount.
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M*CARBO-Tech / March 27, 2023 1:18 PM
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If a shell deflector is already installed, do I need a left handed mount or will either still work with a deflector?
March 18, 2023 12:48 AM
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You can use any side optic mount with shell deflector
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M*CARBO-Tech / March 22, 2023 9:49 AM
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I have a Gen One Sub 2000 with an aftermarket 4 sided picatinny rail. Is there a way to attach the Optical Mount to the new after market hand rail?
David Gore March 16, 2023 2:40 PM
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FUNCTIONS ON THE GEN 2 ONLY we only test our part on OEM parts. We can't say it will work
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M*CARBO-Tech / March 22, 2023 9:51 AM
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Do you have an estimated date for the return of the right hand mount?
TJS1371 February 24, 2023 5:27 PM
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They are back on
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M*CARBO-Tech / March 21, 2023 10:31 AM
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Can the sub 2000 optic mount be installed with your shell deflector. Any recommendations for leftys on this? Thank you.
Spar-Time Boat Works February 10, 2023 9:29 PM
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Yes! the shell deflector will work with the optic mount. The optic mount is currently listed as "Right of Left Handed Shooter" but its really comes down to user preference.
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stevenk@mcarbo.com24442 / February 13, 2023 7:20 AM
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I install mcarbo red dot flip platform, but front sight interfere with red dot viewing campus, I need to remove front sight and rear sight, any other suggestion?
Raul A. Perez December 10, 2022 10:40 AM
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Rather than permanently modifying your Sub2000, I would recommend using a rail riser to get your red dot higher up. It would also allow you to have your iron sights for backups.
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stevenk@mcarbo.com24442 / February 13, 2023 7:23 AM
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will this mount on the Sub-2000 CQB model (supressed)?
Tracy Montgomery November 27, 2022 12:39 PM
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Unfortunately, no.
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Steven Kalchbrenner / December 30, 2022 10:31 AM
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Unfortunately, no.
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Steven Kalchbrenner / December 30, 2022 10:31 AM
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Unfortunately, no.
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Steven Kalchbrenner / December 30, 2022 10:29 AM
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Your video tutorial does not even mention the "shims" included in the kit. I felt no need for them in the installation. Why are they included and how would one install them?
newens August 26, 2022 1:22 AM
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They are included because every firearm is different and some of the fore ends are not exactly the same so the shims are good to give it that little bit of extra clearance to straighten up the mount to keep it in line with the existing rails. There is a small instructional booklet to go through if you install and the optic mount is canted either way and the sight isn't properly aligned.
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Timothy Parrish / September 7, 2022 2:33 PM
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what is the picatinny rail length on the KEL-TEC SUB-2000 Optic Mount?
coinsets August 11, 2022 12:26 PM
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Is the rail wide 20mm?
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Raul A. Perez / November 27, 2022 12:26 PM
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is 1" 3/8
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Waldo@MCARBO / August 18, 2022 12:51 PM
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This looks like I could just drill new holes in my Gen1. Is this possible?
Jjay71 August 7, 2022 10:56 AM
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We don't recommend drilling any holes or modifying your firearm.
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Waldo@MCARBO / August 8, 2022 9:24 AM
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Do you offer this with a JPoint or RMS footprint?
CSIDD August 5, 2022 10:55 PM
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Sorry but no it only comes with the Picatinny rail
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Waldo@MCARBO / August 8, 2022 8:59 AM
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my keltec sub2000 is a gen 1. can i still get some kind of site rail to go on it wothout haviing to use somethimg hanging off to the side?
corwin July 14, 2022 8:07 PM
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sorry, we don't offer anything like that for the gen 1.
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Waldo@MCARBO / July 15, 2022 7:15 AM
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Can you ship this to the Philippines? Thanks
Edgar Sasis July 4, 2022 9:42 PM
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We can only ship to international licensed dealers. If you are one, please contact us via email.
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Kenneth Noble / July 5, 2022 10:44 AM
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What size scope mount can I utilize? I have Bushnell scopes. TRS25, & TRS32
June 29, 2022 3:10 PM
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either one should work fine. We normally suggest a Romeo 5 by sig. However anything of that size should do fine.
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Kenneth Noble / July 5, 2022 11:16 AM
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Will I need to have a gunsmith install the mount?
John Nygard May 10, 2022 12:05 AM
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No. Remove 4 screws. Easy Install.
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/ June 26, 2022 12:33 PM
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No is a simple install and it comes with instructions on how to do it.
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Waldo@MCARBO / May 10, 2022 8:41 AM
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How do I know if my Kel-Tec Sub 2000 is a Gen 1 or a Gen 2?
James D. Stokes April 26, 2022 4:17 AM
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The easy way to tell is if your firearm has a picatinny rail in the handguard from the factory is a Gen 2, all the ones in the pictures are Gen 2.
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Waldo@MCARBO / June 8, 2022 1:55 PM
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What is the max scope weight you recommend for use?
GoGoGadgetGun April 21, 2022 11:54 AM
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We don't have a set number as far as weight recommendation, as our mount can hold and maintain zero with any optic/scope you can fit, but you will likely run into issues with rail length before having to worry about the weight itself. We have had some customers mount an extended rail on the optic mount in order to then mount a longer scope, and have had good results with it maintaining zero even with that added weight. We would just advise a little added caution if/when flipping a larger setup like that out to the side to fold the rifle to avoid losing your grip and dropping the weapon.
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Abby Marino / April 21, 2022 12:33 PM
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Will an acog fit on the sub-2000 optic mount?
Jason Johnston March 5, 2022 11:21 AM
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Weight will not be an issue with our mount, but the Pic Rail only measures about 1.5 inches in length, so depending on your specific optic, there may not be enough rail for those larger units.
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Abby Marino / April 18, 2022 10:07 AM
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Will this be able to fold up with the California communist fin grip and thumb shelf?
February 27, 2022 2:59 PM
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yes it will
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Waldo@MCARBO / June 8, 2022 1:56 PM
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If I attach my Romeo 5 to this mount will I need to get the flip down site also to get it out of the way..or does it work fine with the original site in place ?
Dominic Carreri February 11, 2022 10:32 AM
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Without the flip down rear sight, what Romeo5 mount do you recommend? The smaller one or the taller one?
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Brian123 / October 30, 2023 9:27 AM
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We do highly recommend installing the flip-down rear sight so you do not have to worry about co-witnessing, however, I've heard from several other customers that they were able to successfully co-witness their Romeo 5 with the OEM sights.
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Abby Marino / April 13, 2022 2:28 PM
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How high is the section of rail on the optic mount relative to the rail on the fore end of the Sub 2k? Is it even/level? Would I need a riser to make the rest of the fore end rail even with the optic mount rail?
December 30, 2021 7:13 PM
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Hello, the Optic Mount Rail is approximately .350 - .375 inches higher than the polymer pic rail on the fore end. You should be able to add a riser to the fore end pic rail if you would like to make them even, but remember, mounting anything to the top of the fore end will prevent the folding ability of the rifle.
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Abby Marino / January 5, 2022 2:08 PM
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Does this work on Gen 1 sub2k?
Craig maynard December 28, 2021 2:28 AM
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No this mount will not fit on the Gen 1
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Abby Marino / April 13, 2022 10:43 AM
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Is there a Gen 2 barrel shroud available for my Gen 1 so that I can use this mount, or should I throw this PoS in the trash?
mBrane December 27, 2021 11:02 AM
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Kel-Tec has been offering an upgrade option to send in your Gen 1 for them to convert it to a Gen 2! Please reach out to them at 321-631-0068
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Abby Marino / April 13, 2022 10:45 AM
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Hello, Can you send KEL-TEC SUB-2000 Optic Mount and anothers accessories in France ?
Robinhache November 19, 2021 11:28 AM
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If you're outside of the USA, we've got a network of International Dealers that carry M*CARBO Upgrades regularly. This is the current active list of International Dealers. France TSLINE - https://www.ts-line.fr Please encourage your local Gun Shops to contact us and place a Wholesale order. If you don't see something we make on their website, ask them when they are ordering again, and make a request for that item on their next large order they place with M*CARBO. For more information on our International Dealers, please check out our International Dealer Page.
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/ December 16, 2021 1:14 PM
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Hello! Unfortunately we are unable to ship directly to our international customers, however we do have a Dealer in France! Phone: 33.0.686.909.011 Website: https://www.ts-line.fr
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Jessicak / December 14, 2021 10:52 AM
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For the Sub 2000 optic mount: I don't want to co-witness with original or your slightly higher sights. I want the optic a little higher than that. Can you suggest an optic that is a little higher than the Romeo 5?
KLR650 November 13, 2021 12:28 AM
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What optics work best with this mount? Thanks
Caprice November 6, 2021 8:57 PM
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Will a Sig Romeo MSR red dot co-witness With my sights using mcarbo optic mount on my sub 2K ?
Wildwood58 October 22, 2021 3:46 PM
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Hello, due to the height of the Sig Romeo MSR, we are not 100% certain it will cowitness. We typically recommend the Sig Romeo 5 which we are 100% certain will.
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/ December 16, 2021 1:13 PM
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I purchased the right handed Optic Mount for my Kel-Tec sub 2000, unfortunately it does not work firing left handed so I need to purchase the left handed Optic Mount and that should improve my sighting, correct?
RSimmonds October 10, 2021 4:10 PM
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Hello, the right-handed shooter optic mount will mount to the left side of the firearm and vice versa. If you are left-handed, it is recommended you select the Left-Handed shooter option so this can be mounted to the right side of the firearm.
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/ December 16, 2021 9:51 AM
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Does the screws come with the optic mount or do i need to purchase them separately?
Tymiche September 20, 2021 10:59 AM
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Hey, Brother. This does come with the screws needed to attach it to your firearm. You will use the nus that were already in the body of the firearm.
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Matt Morales / September 24, 2021 11:55 AM
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Do you include screws with the optic mount
September 11, 2021 2:07 AM
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Hey, Brother. This does come with the screws needed to attach it to your firearm. You will use the nus that were already in the body of the firearm.
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Matt@mcarbo.com74555 / September 24, 2021 1:52 PM
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Will the rifle fold all the way down with this mount installed? Thanks MJT
MJ September 1, 2021 11:52 AM
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That is the beauty behind this thing, MJ. It folds out to the left so that you can fold the firearm without issue.
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Matt@mcarbo.com74555 / September 24, 2021 1:52 PM
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My problem is that i cannot get my eye low enough to get a sight picture with the factory sights. I was hoping to find a mount and optic that would sit higher in relation to the "stock" so that I can get a sight picture with a normal cheek weld. I actually had to put the tube on top of my shoulder to get a normal sight picture. Will your mounts and optic help this? Thank you
coanchar August 14, 2021 6:34 PM
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Hey, Brother. Thanks or reaching out. The rear folding sight that we have and the optic mount will most certainly allow you to get a higher sight picture.
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Matt@mcarbo.com74555 / September 24, 2021 1:59 PM