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Link Posted: 3/10/2012 2:05:32 PM EDT
My pair of GSG 522s.  Both have the GSG5 conversion kits installed.  The top rifle has an Aimpoint clone and the bottom has the Classic Army stock and Primary Arms micro dot with riser.  More info in my post:


Link Posted: 3/21/2012 10:07:33 AM EDT
[Last Edit: jco69] [#2]
Originally Posted By derek_craig:
I found this new GSG-5SD collecting dust at a local shop.  Brand new, never fired.  I"ve done several mods that aren't apparent on the surface.

Charge handle buffer
Changed out all the screws and blue loctite on every connection
HK take down pins
Foam filled the stock
Magpul rail and AFG after I milled out the handguard to accept the rail
So far I've put close to 500 rounds through it without a single hickup.  A very fun gun.


do you have pictures of your handgaurd with the rail off? or an explanation of how you did it?
Link Posted: 3/31/2012 3:38:57 PM EDT
Here's my 522 sd after duracoat, had problems with the handgaurd, so its back to black with a Magpul AFG in matching FDE :-)

Link Posted: 4/5/2012 10:58:20 PM EDT
[Last Edit: thormx538] [#4]
Here's my GSG5 with the H&K furniture, H&K rear sight, and SEF lower. I have an H&K selector for it, but I havent gotten around to installing it yet. Waiting on my Form 1's still

Link Posted: 4/6/2012 12:25:40 PM EDT
[Last Edit: jco69] [#5]
All done! :-)
Link Posted: 4/27/2012 7:07:44 PM EDT
I installed the same conversion kit, I was not happy with the way the colors didnt match. So I coated them nice and black.
Link Posted: 4/29/2012 12:21:20 PM EDT
[Last Edit: danno02] [#7]
Hi all - I too thought this would be a good project. This one took a little thinking and lots of time, but the result is an original looking GSG. The job can be done for very inexpensive as long as you have the needed tools.

GSG-522 Before.  Right out of the box.

GSG-522 after installing the conversion kit. The newer parts do not match the original finish of the gun...dumb!

GSG-522 After many hours of work installing the H&K G3 Walnut Furniture...LOOKS KILLER!

Many hours to complete this project, but the finished product is great. It was a lot fun doing all this and it gave me lots of garage time at night. Took it out today for the first shoot, no issues and it shot straight, better than I expected..I think the only other thing I might do is have the end of the barrel threaded to accept a bird cage hider.

Here is a complete video of everything I did to complete the job.
My rebuild video
Link Posted: 4/29/2012 10:17:31 PM EDT
Thats awesome.Good work!
Link Posted: 5/2/2012 8:30:07 AM EDT

Can someone tell me what "model" GSG this is?

I'm new to the MP5 world and love this gun..

Link Posted: 5/2/2012 3:25:52 PM EDT
Originally Posted By BellyUpFish:

Can someone tell me what "model" GSG this is?

I'm new to the MP5 world and love this gun..

Looks like a modded GSG-5 P....turned into a NFA SBR ....added stock, treaded barrel, silencer, and light handrail...sweet setup
Link Posted: 7/3/2012 7:24:55 PM EDT
danno02- Have you thought about just running a GSG-5P flash hider? It threads right on to the front sight base just like the fake can does. It's also the same flash hider that is used on my ISSC SCAR clone. Here is a shot of my SCAR with the flash hider and one with my GSG-5 fake can using the same thread pitch.

Link Posted: 8/7/2012 5:15:41 PM EDT
So I'm new here and just recently joined the GSG ranks.  Standard 522-SD.  Cannot stand the size/shape of the forearm/grip which leads me to a question please:  Is there a classified section on here that I haven't found or anywhere where you guys in this thread might be selling off your not being used stock parts?  I know I can get the conversion kit, but really want the original 5 type forearm and hopefully fake suppressor.  The one on the 522 is too large in diameter to me.

Thanks in advance and for all the great pictures and info here.

Link Posted: 8/16/2012 7:52:23 PM EDT
Bet this is the coolest GSG on Earth!

Link Posted: 9/12/2012 1:42:50 PM EDT
[Last Edit: geauxchiro] [#14]
Modified and DuraCoated
Link Posted: 9/25/2012 10:22:16 PM EDT
nice work bro that is sweet
Link Posted: 10/2/2012 10:34:22 PM EDT
new to the forum , just bought a used gsg  and here is a pic of it with a .284 and a 16 ga

not sure what im gonna do to the gsg, i know i would like some 22 round mags but that isnt gonna happen bc NY sucks :(

Link Posted: 10/12/2012 1:02:40 AM EDT
hello guys, new here in forum.

just want to share....
Link Posted: 10/24/2012 3:59:48 PM EDT
Crappy cell phone picture, sorry

Link Posted: 10/28/2012 7:28:52 PM EDT
Here's mine. Gen. 1 with Aimclone and airsoft copy Surefire handguard.

I built my Ruger "MP-10/22" back in the mid '80s

Link Posted: 11/8/2012 11:55:06 PM EDT
Link Posted: 11/20/2012 5:07:42 AM EDT
here's mine now with aimpoint replica and afg
Link Posted: 11/24/2012 1:36:08 AM EDT
[Last Edit: faldoc] [#22]
Here is my GSG-522 SD with GSG-5 conversion parts added:
Top rail, front sight, grip housing and safety, push pins, retractable stock, paddle mag release, cocking knob. I have also added a G&G rail mount, and a C-More red dot sight which I got for free when I bought my FN FS2000.

Here is an old photo of my RDTS MP5SD conversion of an HK94 with registered sear. I SBR'd the gun and sold the 2 stamp gun a few years back, don't miss it but I like the feel of the GSG as a reminder of what was cool about that gun:
Link Posted: 12/2/2012 9:20:50 AM EDT
[Last Edit: faldoc] [#23]
A couple more photos: My new GSG-5PK with added 3 lug, eye loop from conversion kit, and swivel end cap, GSG low rail and a couple of pushpins (need 1 more), and the big brother MP5K-N with registered sear, by Murray Urbach:


Link Posted: 12/4/2012 8:24:28 PM EDT

This is what my gsg 5 looks like as of now, im looking to get an all metal RIS  a diff stock, and im gonna get dome paint and paint the gsg logo etc on the receiver

I have the push pin upgrade, and the screw upgrade kit .
Link Posted: 3/15/2013 2:36:20 PM EDT
My GSG5P SBR with SEF lower, Swarfworks 3 lug, and ATI A3 stock:

Link Posted: 3/26/2013 6:31:16 PM EDT
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Link Posted: 5/21/2013 4:21:56 PM EDT
Heres mine.  GSG-5/22 with a gen 1 conversion kit, EoTech clone, ebay light, and a classic army collapsable.  I love this thing.

Heres my other ATI piece, FX1911 GI .45ACP

ATI/GSG is the shit.  I also have one of their imported M91/30 Hex rifles.
Link Posted: 6/16/2013 1:25:07 AM EDT
Just a few pics

Link Posted: 8/1/2013 9:01:56 AM EDT
Wow, lots of great pics here. New to the forum, just recently purchased a 522SD Lightweight and must say I've seen more smiles from people that shoot it vs. any other firearm. Going thru the upgrade/mod phase right now. I must be missing something, but how do I post pics from my computer?
Link Posted: 8/18/2013 12:52:11 PM EDT
[Last Edit: fuzzystump] [#31]
Here's a couple of My GSG522.  For comparison, I also posted one side by side with my Hk MP5 22LR.
They are both wicked awesome fun to shoot.  My son and I trade back and forth when we go to the range.

So: here's a list of the Mods/upgrades done:
Upgraded Stock (www.hotgunparts.com)
Pin replacement kit (www.hotgunparts.com)
Converted from GSG522 to GSG5 (www.hotgunparts.com)
Replaced cheap plastic top rail with aluminum one (www.rrages.com)
Replaced forearm (www.rrages.com)
Replaced faux suppressor (www.rrages.com)
Tactical bipod (www.opticsplanet.com)
3x12 Scope (www.opticsplant.com)
Charging handle buffer (use a Home Depot or Lowes 1/4x20 Expansion Nut $1.50)

Normally, I wouldn't put so much extras into a rifle like this.  I mean, it's only a.22 after all. But these are so much fun to shoot, and its so inexpensive that we usually spend most of the day plinking with these, so why not dress it up a little?  
There isn't a person who's shot it that hasn't had an ear to ear grin afterwards!

The biggest difference to the feel of the weapon was the upgrade to the forearm and stock.  It changed the GSG from feeling like a cheap toy plinker to feeling like an actual weapon.
I still need to perform firing pin mod listed in the other forum as I'm experiencing  ftf from light strikes.

One other note: If you upgrade the top rail be sure not to over-tighten the new rail as it will distort the housing, making cycling of the weapon harder.
btw, replacing the rail is a MUST DO if you plan on using an optic.  The stock rail is such a flimsy piece of sh*t that I don't know how they aren't embarrassed by it.
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Link Posted: 11/26/2013 6:08:34 PM EDT
[Last Edit: EB_311] [#35]
I picked this up last week in a trade.

I stippled the forend and added a Samson handstop I had laying around. I also ordered a 16-piece conversion kit to make it a GSG-5, some extra German magazines, push pins, and an H&K rear sight. I'll probably change the stock out for the H&K version since I haven't found any others I like. The retractable ones look cool, but I want to shoot this thing and I'm not sure I would like the lack of a good cheek weld.

Oh yeah, I need to order a G&G scope mount too.

Thanks for the ideas guys. This is a well organized and informative sub-forum. I'll be here a while.

***EDIT***(with bad cell pic)
Got the conversion kit and mags. Still waiting on the rear sight and H&K pins.

Link Posted: 12/27/2013 12:34:35 PM EDT
[Last Edit: MILSPEC556] [#36]
Aegis that second one is my favorite GSG-5 setup ive ever seen. nice gun!
Link Posted: 1/6/2014 10:53:54 AM EDT
My 522. Still deciding on a new hand guard. Other than that, I'm done modding it.

Link Posted: 2/13/2014 4:32:24 PM EDT
I had an extra Remington 870 forend sitting in a parts bin...
Link Posted: 3/14/2014 11:44:38 PM EDT
[Last Edit: AegisLTD] [#39]
Got another GSG to add to my collection.  I found an "airsoft" metal rail for the MP5k/PK.  Once it arrived I found out the opening for the cocking lever wouldn't fit.  So I extended the opening & cut a new notch so the lever could be held back.


The fit was so solid I didn't even have to drill a new hole for the handguard pin.  Still needs some touch up work & fine tuning but here is what it looks like so far,


Link Posted: 3/15/2014 12:37:35 AM EDT
Here is a shot in my discreet carry case / tennis racquet case.


After taking these pictures I've added the Retractable Stock but still keep the fixed stock in the outside pocket.  The foam cut out for the mags hold 2 deep, 6 mags total.
Link Posted: 3/15/2014 12:48:23 AM EDT
MILSPEC556, Thanks!    (Sorry I'm just now seeing your message, haven't been on for sometime & just logged on to post a picture of my new GSG-PK Mod & case pictures.
Here is a list of mods to the GSG you like:
Airsoft Rail (modified to fit), SEF airsoft lower (modified to fit), green laser up front and sighmark Z series Red/Green dot.  I've also added the cocking tube buffer, Pin & screw set from rrages.  
Thanks again & hope you like the new one I just posted.
Link Posted: 7/9/2014 10:32:08 AM EDT
This is Stack Focus Photography. Tip to tip, subject is in focus but the back ground is blurred. Several multipoint images stack together to produce these images.

Shot at f/2.8 1/4sec, ISO 200
Link Posted: 7/26/2014 2:50:04 PM EDT
GSG522 SD with wood!!!!

Link Posted: 8/22/2014 8:35:55 PM EDT

Heres mine, i bought it last week and added the colapsable stock and gsg5 conversion kit.
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[Last Edit: bigjunk1] [#50]
My preban GSG5. I have installed a Knights handguard, Choate adjustable stock, mount and red dot.
Other things I did to the gun were=
HK rear sight
paddle mag matches original MP5
Selectors match original MP5
Rubber coated grip and inside the grip is smoothed out with a grip plug installed
extended sling loop
rubber coated magazines
HK pins
suppressor cover
cocking handle buffer
All screws installed with lock tight.
I have basically created an exact copy of an MP5 externally.

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