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Posted: 7/17/2003 4:45:28 PM EST
Ok, my Ironwood arrived, got it finished & ready to install. I got the lower front handguard on with no problem but when I removed the black plastic upper handguard & tried to install the wooden one I ran into a problem. There is no metal spacer to use with the Ironwood handguard. Where can I get one of these? I haven't gotten to removing the buttstock yet. Does the thumbhole have a pistol grip screw in it I can reuse or am I going to need to pick up one of those as well?


Link Posted: 7/17/2003 5:56:49 PM EST
You can install the upper handguard without the metal spacer, or you could scavenge it off of the plastic one. If you really need one, try www.k-varcorp.com or www.globaltrades.com

I'm pretty sure there is a grip screw there, take a look and see.

Hope that helps,

Link Posted: 7/17/2003 6:02:19 PM EST
[Last Edit: 7/19/2003 7:31:26 PM EST by jt325i]
I finally got the piece from another handguard. The pistol grip screw from the t-hole worked just fine. I'll work on getting a photo up of the finished product.
Link Posted: 7/21/2003 10:38:06 AM EST
Update.... here is the finished product. Top is Bulgarian, bottom is Romanian:

Link Posted: 7/24/2003 2:39:57 AM EST
very nice JT; ironwood sure makes some nice furniture. both of the ak's are outstanding
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