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Lancasters AK-47 Underfolders questions

Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by RuAk, Dec 3, 2008.

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  1. RuAk

    RuAk Member

    Dec 3, 2008
    Hello all,

    Im wondering if an underfolder ak-47 milled from Lancaster arms is worth getting for 1200 ( the price now due to high demand).

    My main concern is the underfolder. Is it worth getting one? Will it eventually be loose where it'll be uncomfortable to shoot? Should i go with the wood stock instead for a 100 cheaper and later down the road i can always upgrade to underfolder?

    I already have a Saiga 762x39 converted to an original looking Kalashnikov with full wood stock.

    Is it a mistake to get the UF on milled reciever if i shoot a lot? I wouldnt want the stock to get loose after few times to the range.

    Any suggestions?
  2. crushbup

    crushbup Member

    Mar 11, 2008
    If you're worried about an underfolder becoming uncomfortable to shoot, just get a straight stock. UFs aren't very face/cheek friendly until you wrap it with paracord, and even then it isn't the best feeling. IMHO, they look cool, but they were designed for a very specific purpose where some comfort had to be sacrificed.
  3. jpwilly

    jpwilly Member

    Aug 10, 2007
    Phoenix AZ
    Lancaster makes nice AK's but no way I'd pay 1200 for an AK!
  4. Paladin_Hammer

    Paladin_Hammer Member

    Aug 10, 2008
    For $1200?! Get an AR with the Adams Arms Gas Piston. This is from an AK fan. I myself have a Saiga (7.62x39), unconverted save the piston and the TAPCO 6-Pos stock I have for it, and a surefire 30 rounder. Total cost of all that: $430 dollars.

    Unless that Lancaster is Milled, and has all the rails and the under-folder, its not worth it.
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