Notice that the attachment block makes the whole arrangement a couple of inches longer than an actual AKS-74, but some folks like that kind of thing.
Now, your AKM won't have the keeper latch up on the left side near the mag well to keep it folded, but it looks to me like the KVAR kit might have some arrangement in the attachment block to work like that.
September 30, 2010, 08:55 PM
Yes, thats the stock I was talking about. The project sounds like a little more work than I would like. I like shorter stocks, so the Kvar attachment is a no go. I do have access to a machine shop, so cutting the reciever would be no big deal, but I'm sure there's more to it then that. Thanks for the reply.
September 30, 2010, 09:17 PM
If you have access to a machine shop, it's a walk in the park.
The hard part is getting the stock and rear block and latch hardware set from either Russia or K-Var.
September 30, 2010, 09:33 PM
Hmm well in that case maybe it's worth a try. I'll have to price some stocks and see if it's worth trying.
September 30, 2010, 09:53 PM
You will be completely tearing down the rifle to achieve this.
To be more specific, you'll be taking it down to the component pieces. The only rivets you won't remove are the ones holding the trigger guard on and the barrel will have to come out of the trunnion.
September 30, 2010, 10:43 PM
It won't be a project I intend to do in the immediate future, but it is something I'll keep in mind. I'm sure I'm capable of it, but time is one thing I don't have a lot of right now.
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