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Old 02-13-2013, 9:29 AM
bodiebill bodiebill is offline
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Default AK side rails

Anybody use the Chinese UTG side rails that use threaded hex bolts and nuts.
I would prefer a riveted side rail.
Any tips to convert these to rivets? source of rivets?
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Old 02-13-2013, 9:41 AM
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I've used rivets on those rails, just used the normal front trunion rivets and made a custom bucking plate to hold the rivets inside the rail.
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Old 02-14-2013, 1:42 PM
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ive got one of tantal's bolt on rails. works good. thoroughly loctited when installed. no signs of loosening.
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