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Posted: 9/11/2010 9:04:35 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/11/2010 9:04:41 PM EDT by Der_Hans]
OK, I know the A1 and A2 stocks attach to the receiver extensions with different screws in the top hole, and different ones in the bottom hole.

But, what I don't know is if the A1 and A2 stocks use a common trap-door assembly, and in what way the buttplates swap between them?
Link Posted: 9/11/2010 9:23:35 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/11/2010 9:24:21 PM EDT by Cdenmark]
Isn't the bottom screw for rear sling mount/buttplate hinge assembly the same for A-1 or A-2? Haven't had an A-2 in a while to compare. A-2 top screw is longer because of spacer. Buttplate is the difference I believe, as an A-2 plate is checked completely and not just on the trap door. Don't know about plastic doors only metal.
Link Posted: 9/11/2010 9:27:24 PM EDT
No, A1 stocks actually have a longer bottom screw than A2 stocks.
Link Posted: 9/11/2010 9:34:18 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/11/2010 9:39:40 PM EDT by Beel]
Also, the trapdoors themselves are interchangable. I prefer the A2 doors because they are so much easier to open. I can open an A2
door with my thumbnail, but I need a screw driver or something to open an A1 door. That's why all my A1 stocks have A2 trapdoors.YMMV

Edit: The A2 buttplates have ferocious checkering and the A1 buttplates are smooth.
Link Posted: 9/11/2010 10:08:32 PM EDT
Thanks for correction. A-2 swivel is actually closer to the buttplate. Pretty sure I put the longer A-1 screw in an A-2 stock assembly before, as that was all I ever had. Don't remember it being screwed up. HA HA! Guessing you can't put the shorter A-2 screw on an A-1 stock though.
Link Posted: 9/11/2010 10:43:20 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/11/2010 10:44:07 PM EDT by SSeric02]
I found it out the hard way trying to install an A2 buttplate on a Cavarms C1 stock with the A1 lower screw; it was about 3/8" too long.
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