Originally Posted by markymark
How do you keep the bolt open?
On most of my AK's, if you just pull the bolt back, it will hang on the hammer and stay put. Although I wouln't keep my finger in the ejection port for too long. The ones that don't easily hang on the hammer, I just pull the trigger while the bolt is pulled back. When the hammer falls, it will lock the bolt back. If you don't want to use either method just buy the safety lever with the notch cut out of it to keep the bolt locked back by catching the charging handle.