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Gas tube-What fits the .308?


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#1 Yankee Dog

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Posted 09 March 2016 - 04:57 PM

I want to put some conventional vintage AK wood furniture on my recently converted .308. I understand there will be fitment issues to overcome with the wood hanguard and the larger diameter barrel.

 

However, my concern/confusion is with gas tubes. I understand the gas tubes may require a little fine tuning with a file in order to get it to fit just right on my 308, but did not want to purchase the wrong tube. Did a search here and read "an ak-74 tube MIGHT fit".

 

When I shop for "ak-74" tubes, the listings or ads say "compatible with ak-74, ak-47. or ak-100 series rifles". So am a little confused. Will a standard ak47 gas tube fit the saiga or not? If  not, then which one will be  the best fit for my saiga?

 

Thanks, YD



#2 Saigamadman

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Posted 23 April 2017 - 08:31 PM

I just went threw this The AK 74 fits the best out of them all but still needs some simple modifications

Edited by Saigamadman, 23 April 2017 - 08:31 PM.





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