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AK Pistol Build 7" Barrel Gas Tube Question

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AK Pistol Build 7" Barrel Gas Tube Question

#1 Post by wpflgun » Wed May 02, 2018 8:04 pm

Picked up an AK Nano Pistol Kit from CF Systems. Got my parts together, not quite sure how to handle the gas tube. Have a full length tube which will need cutting down. Problem is there is insufficient space to slide in and lock tube as you would on a full length one if cut to the short length.

I am wondering if I need to remove the front sight and install it permanently, or cut it short enough to slide in and use a steel tube sleeve and clamps to hold into place.

I would appreciate any suggestions or ideas.

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Re: AK Pistol Build 7" Barrel Gas Tube Question

#2 Post by Burner » Sun May 13, 2018 11:44 am

Well as the only important part of the tube is in the gas block. All the tube does is serve and a cover and guide. You can do just about anything you want . All the tube does Is cover the piston. all the gas work it done in the gas block. I would just do the permanate job.
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