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Posted: 2/24/2006 8:50:39 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 2/24/2006 8:52:57 PM EDT by double_trouble_2003]
I'm picking up my first AK, a lightly used SAR-1.

I am in the process of picking up a wire side folder - anything I need know before I install?

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Link Posted: 2/25/2006 4:36:22 AM EDT
Not much at all. That is an easy swap. Removing your SAR wood buttstock may give you a fit. You usually have to pound it out by smacking on the butt stub from inside the receiver. I usually use a socket extension and hammer. Good job on the folder. You will enjoy it.
Link Posted: 2/25/2006 11:26:44 AM EDT
I'm excited. Buddy bought it three years ago and ran @ 200 round thru it and put it in the safe.

He's replaced the original wood with black synthetic furniture, so my hope is he's already fought the battle with the wood stock.

Not sure how well the wire folders shoot (how DO you get a cheek weld?) but they look very cool.

The deal is SAR-1, two sets of furniture (wood & synth), 6 mags (4-30's and 2-40's), sling and an unknown number of wolf bi-metal for $325.
Link Posted: 2/25/2006 12:01:37 PM EDT
I have a wire folder on my *cough* *cough* WASR. I'm 6' tall and don't really get a cheek weld with the stock. I can still shoot great with the iron sights.
Link Posted: 2/25/2006 2:51:45 PM EDT
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