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herp_man2003 03-11-2008 03:53 AM

single stack to double
 
Is it possable and legal to convert an ak with the single stack to a double stack. Im new to aks and got an single stack and i was wondering if i was going to have to buy another or if i could convert this one. I thought i got a good deal on it but if it cant be converted then i think i got screwed i payed 249 for it. i hope some one has an answer for me thanks guys. Anthony

robocop10mm 03-11-2008 12:33 PM

Yes. That is the short answer. How to do it? I do not know. I understand it takes a few minutes with a dremel. Ask at militaryfirearm.com or warrifles.com. I'm sure there are a few dozen folks over there that have done it.

herp_man2003 03-11-2008 01:56 PM

Thanks for the info i kinda figured that there would be a dremil that would come into play here. seems all my gun work involves them in some way or another lol thanks for the info. Anthony

herp_man2003 03-13-2008 02:05 PM

anyone else have any ideas on this has anyone else done this before? I ordered an thirty round mag i thinks its a promag and its polymer if im not mistaken. When i got the ak home and i dissasembaled it i could see why they are so dang reliable. and why rednecks like me love them they are so simple i think a monky could have put mine toghether (havent shot it yet maybe one did lol) but i think this is gonna be a lot of fun and maybe a great home defence wepon. thanks guys for letting me post here and giveing my some good responses. Anthony

gnoll 03-23-2008 07:02 AM

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Originally Posted by herp_man2003 (Post 18755)
Is it possable and legal to convert an ak with the single stack to a double stack. Im new to aks and got an single stack and i was wondering if i was going to have to buy another or if i could convert this one. I thought i got a good deal on it but if it cant be converted then i think i got screwed i payed 249 for it. i hope some one has an answer for me thanks guys. Anthony

wow iv never herd of a single stack AK in any other state but Calli well 249 was a good price and as with modifying any weapon b Very Very careful as not to violate any laws would not want to see u get in any trouble

melon 03-25-2008 06:59 AM

some stores in ohio carry the single stack,

and that guy i think its to hot hahha a

4n0nym0u5_545 05-20-2009 04:57 AM

as long as you put enough american parts in it to keep it 922(r) compliant there shouldnt be a problem. american companies are the ones that make the single stack, low-cap versions into double stack, high-cap versions after the guns are imported as low-cap( and century does a horrible job at it, look at some of the other wasr-10's).

i believe you only need 5 parts to make it legal



U.S. made FCG(hammer, disconnector, trigger) (3)
Tapco furniture(made in usa of course, butt stock, pistol grip,hand gaurd) (3)
6 parts. legal. pistol grip and buttstock you can get way cheap (mine combined were like $60) but the hand gaurds a little more expensive depending on what you get.
i did it to my wasr 2 actually. its pretty simple, just take your time and go slow. grind it instead of cutting it. easier to check progress and make adjustments.

GunCentral.net - WASR Mag Conversion

thats the site i used for a guideline.

http://i705.photobucket.com/albums/w...81/akpic-2.jpg

finished result


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