GUN Some AK furniture questions:

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  1. PanzerAce

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    Well, just got my new synthetic furniture from k-var, but I had some Qs (AK noob).

    a) There are no screw holes in the stock for where it goes into the rear trunion. Admitedly, I have not removed the original one, so I dont know for sure, but I am wondering if I actually need screw holes, or if the stock is just kep in by pressure exerted by the screw?

    b) How do I remove the gas piston tube (in the upper handguard) so that I can attach it to my new upper handguard?

    c) There are some metal parts on the front of my lower handguard (looks like a piece of metal acting as a spring), do these need to be moved over as well, or is the lower handguard good to go?

    thanks for the help guys :big grin:
     
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    BigBadJohn Pay-back time OT Supporter

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    You just got a k-var set?

    Is it their black nato spec fixed stock?
    I was wanting to buy a set maybe but I didnt know what actual color the set was.

    Many times I have ordered plastic things through the internet only to find its a cheap black/greyish color.
     
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    I got the black set (didnt really like OD Green, and if you order plum, we WILL take away your man card). It really is a black color, not gray or cheap black. Hell, basically all of the synthetic stuff you see online is made by the same people I think (based on looks/design of the handguards).

    and yah, I got the NATO spec stock.
     
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    BigBadJohn Pay-back time OT Supporter

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    :cool:

    Will definately get that then later down the road
     
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    1) Its a parts kit = no cleaning kit. I can loosen/turn the screws with a leatherman knock off, but Im going to get a power drill for em

    Thanks for the link on the gast tube. But do you know if the lower handguard needs the metal bits from the old one? or should I just put the new one on and see?
     
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    ok, I checked, the lower handguard is good to go as is. also, I did check the stock for the cleaning kit: no go :(
     
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    BigBadJohn Pay-back time OT Supporter

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    Did you get a Romy kit as well?
    I just received mine today.
    Suckers full of grease and oil

    But the bore is bright and shiny
     
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    Yah, I got a Romy kit.
     
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    BigBadJohn Pay-back time OT Supporter

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    Did you ever get the stock off yours? I cant seem to budge mine at all
     
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    havent even tried yet :o
     
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    The rear stock is held in with 2 screws through the rear trunion, just take them out and then wiggle the stock out. It is held pretty tight by the receiver but will slide out.
     
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    BigBadJohn Pay-back time OT Supporter

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    I couldnt get it off at all until I removed the rear trunion.
    I even tried putting it in a vise and yanking and wiggling the stock.
    But it finally came out when I had all the rivets ground down and was twisting the stock to try to get the trunion out. I heard a pop and thought I had broken the stock but turned out that the rivet came out and the stock loosened up.
     

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