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Old 07-21-2018, 03:43 PM   #1
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Default Yugo M72 handguard question

I have a Yugo RPK kit I looking to build and want some other handguard rather than the standard wood or the Ronin grips (which are the same as the original just polymer). I would like to put on Yugo handguards from Midwest ind. or possibly something from Magpul. My question is can either of these options be made to fit an M72? I searched the web but it doesn't seem anyone actually makes aftermarket handguards for the M72's.
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Old 07-22-2018, 06:45 PM   #2
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Pretty sure Magpul makes stocks, grips and the forearm furniture you seek to fit Yugos, its not as common as AKM.

Search ytoobes for any DIY videos.
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Old 07-22-2018, 08:01 PM   #3
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Thanks for the reply. I know Magpul makes the Zhukov stock for the Yugo rifles but all of their AK handguards say they are not compatible with the Yugos. Midwest Industries makes handguards for the M70 Yugos but said they would not fit an M72 RPK. I was wondering if anyone has tried to have either of these milled out to fit the heavier finned barrel of the M72 & if so who can/would do the mill work.
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Old 07-22-2018, 09:11 PM   #4
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Yeah , options for the M72 are pretty limited. Surprising since there seems to be a lot of M72 kits around.

I wonder if some of those Vepr RPK 74 hand guards would work?
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