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Old 02-12-2018, 04:11 AM   #1
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Anyone install an underfolder kit? If so, how'd it go?

Thinking my next AK will be one of these to stick behind my truck seat. I like the npap, but the choice of furniture is limited.Thus thinking it might be okay to modify a standard receiver. Any thoughts on this would be appreciated.
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Anyone install an underfolder kit? If so, how'd it go?

Thinking my next AK will be one of these to stick behind my truck seat. I like the npap, but the choice of furniture is limited.Thus thinking it might be okay to modify a standard receiver. Any thoughts on this would be appreciated.
Put your email on the wait list and wait till these are back in stock. That'd be your best bet for the money. That, or see if you can find a used WASR folder locally. They pop up from time to time.
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Put your email on the wait list and wait till these are back in stock. That'd be your best bet for the money. That, or see if you can find a used WASR folder locally. They pop up from time to time.
Since I'm in no rush, sound advice. Thanks!
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I converted by my 5.45 fixed to an underfolder. It was a little time consuming and some tools and basic AK building knowledge is required. It wasn’t terribly difficult however. I have a thread up in the Gunsmithing section.

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Anyone install an underfolder kit? If so, how'd it go?

Thinking my next AK will be one of these to stick behind my truck seat. I like the npap, but the choice of furniture is limited.Thus thinking it might be okay to modify a standard receiver. Any thoughts on this would be appreciated.
You mean put an underfolder on a regular AK? If so you have to replace and rerivet the rear trunnion, drill out holes in the receiver and so on.. Do you have the tools to do it?

Either just buy an underfolder rifle or buy a kit and have it sent off to be built. There are tons of cheap Hungarian underfolder kits that build up real nice.

Hungarian kit $330, barrel $100ish, generic underfolder receiver $60, misc US parts $100, send out for build $300ish (depending on finish options and so on.).

Atlantic Firearms has NPAPs for $599, a Romanian kit build for $699 and one for $749..

A lot of options out there.. You could also get a WASR and put a Romy style side folder without having to do any special work to it.

Hungarian I built a year or two back from one of the cheap kits out there.. think it cost me $250 at the time?

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Since I'm in no rush, sound advice. Thanks!
I forgot the link.
https://www.atlanticfirearms.com/com....html?Itemid=0
Put your email in the "notify me" box.

Then just keep your eye out for something used.
The DF PAP's aren't bad if you put a better recoil spring in them either.

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