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Folding stock without a pistol grip

Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by cluttonfred, Aug 2, 2009.

  1. cluttonfred

    cluttonfred Well-Known Member

    For those of us who live in or visit those states that still have de facto "assault weapons" bans in place, does anyone know of a source for a folding stock, or perhaps a quick takedown stock, without a pistol grip? I have in mind something like the old French MAS 36 CR 39 paratrooper rifles that had hollow, folding aluminum stocks. I know the Kel-Tec SU-16 and SU-22 rifles would fit the bill, but I am looking for an aftermarket stock to fit something like a Marlin 60 or 70 or a Ruger 10/22. Thanks! Matthew
  2. Deer Hunter

    Deer Hunter Well-Known Member


    You could always make one out of a current stock. May not be pretty, but it would probably be rather functional.
  3. Deus Machina

    Deus Machina Well-Known Member

    Some places may ban folding or extendable stocks. Check your laws.

    If they don't, get out the hacksaw, and buy a hinge and a latch. With hand tools and ingenuity, I imagine a couple hours could net you a relatively attractive push-button folding stock.
  4. rangerruck

    rangerruck Well-Known Member

    get a saiga, then get a replacement buttstock, that is a folder. of course your cals are limited to 223, 762x39, and 308, and then shotguns. The marlins you are out of luck on, and i think ramline used to make , long ago, an excellent folder for the 10.22. I do not know who still does though.
  5. cluttonfred

    cluttonfred Well-Known Member

    My understanding is that folding stocks in which the gun is not operable unless the stock is unfolded are not an issue...a bit like Kel-Tec in its California-legal version or the things like the old M6 Scout survival combination gun. Anybody know if that is accurate?
  6. praharin

    praharin Well-Known Member

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