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Help me pick a stock set!

Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by TurtlePhish, Mar 7, 2012.

  1. TurtlePhish

    TurtlePhish Well-Known Member

    So, I'm stuck between surplus Bulgarian wood and K-Var Plum for an AK. The surplus wood is $25 but needs a bit of work to look nice. The K-Var plum set is $100-ish and counts as 922r parts.

    An additional related question: are the K-Var stock sets really worth the relatively high cost?

    The AK is currently wearing fugly Century black plastic.
  2. JHenry

    JHenry Well-Known Member

    surplus wood can be sanded and refinished and it can look pretty nice, but if its going to cause compliance problems than it probably wouldnt be a good idea
  3. TurtlePhish

    TurtlePhish Well-Known Member

    I'm good on compliance either way. This is merely aesthetics and quality.
  4. Cal-gun Fan

    Cal-gun Fan Well-Known Member

    What kinda AK you got? I actually found the 7.62 AK recoil to not be the most comfortable w/the K-Var stock, mainly because of the somewhat sharp area of the stock comb. YMMV. Kinda rubbed against my cheekbone wrong.
  5. TurtlePhish

    TurtlePhish Well-Known Member

    I've got a Bulgy 74, so no recoil problems there. :D

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