Tapco T-6 ?

This is a discussion on Tapco T-6 ? within the Defensive Rifles & Shotgun Discussion forums, part of the Related Topics category; Anyone have any experiance with this stock for an SKS. Are they good quality? Easy to install? Thanks....

Results 1 to 8 of 8

Thread: Tapco T-6 ?

  1. #1
    Member Array Argus's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    Ohio
    Posts
    420

    Tapco T-6 ?

    Anyone have any experiance with this stock for an SKS. Are they good quality? Easy to install? Thanks.

  2. Remove Ads

  3. #2
    Member Array PAPACHUCK's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    Sportsmans Paradise
    Posts
    302
    My son has one on his SKS and it is a nice stock. A little smoothing of the cast lines in the plastic is in order, but I like the feel and look of it.

    I have a 16" Norinco SKS that needs a new stock anyway so I think I'll get one for it.



    ETA: Yes, they are very easy to install, except maybe for the handguard.
    FREEDOM MATTERS!

  4. #3
    Member Array Argus's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    Ohio
    Posts
    420
    Thanks PAPACHUCK. Mine has the duck bill type magazine. Do you know if that makes a differance?

  5. #4
    Distinguished Member Array Colin's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2006
    Location
    Vancouver, Canada
    Posts
    1,862
    I did mine, getting the pin out of the upper hand guard is a pain, takes a little fitting, haven't had a chance to shoot it since then. I did post a thread here about doing it and with pictures, but it has disappeared and the other forum I posted it on is having problems, if I find it again I will repost it here. Go to Surplusrifle.com for a good thread on the ATI stock.

  6. #5
    Distinguished Member Array Colin's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2006
    Location
    Vancouver, Canada
    Posts
    1,862
    found it:

    Bought a Tapco Stock for my SKS

    Was looking for a new stock for my gun, saw one of these stocks at a pumpkin shoot and really liked it. Got one and went about installing it. Pluses with this stock are
    Collapsible AR style stock, assembled rifle is 36 ½”-40 ½” long
    Pistol grip
    Integrated rail
    Able to disassemble easily
    Uber cool/ Uber cheap Black rifle look!!

    http://img152.imageshack.us/img152/6...7006sc6.th.jpg

    http://img99.imageshack.us/img99/798...7012lh6.th.jpg



    First prove weapon (duh!!)
    Disassemble as per normal
    http://www.surplusrifle.com/sks/carbine/index.asp

    Assemble the Butt of the new stock into the stock (light taps and two bolts to tighten)
    Slide the rifle into the stock, you may have to spread the stock slightly to get the rifle to fit. Now mount the pistol grip, you should get a ¼ socket drive for this.This part is very easy. Now disassemble the hand guard and install the new one……

    After much cursing and swearing, and fussing you will reach this part.
    The rear of the hand guard is held in by a pin running just below the gas tube. You are supposed to be able to “tap” this out…..right, sure

    According to this article, the pin is supposed to go out one way.

    http://www.surplusrifle.com/sks/atistock/hs.asp

    The offender
    http://img291.imageshack.us/img291/2...7013gn4.th.jpg

    But my rifle (Norcino, bought from Lever) had a pin that was the same size on both sides. In fact it turned out the pin was peened over on both sides. Careful use of a drift, hammer and swearing, along with carefully applied heat got the pin moving. I had to tap it both ways to get mine to move. Once it was out the end cover comes off easy and the gas tube can be assembled. Now come the next fun part, getting the pin back on, as the end cover does not line up exactly, this will take fiddling to get the pin in and tapped back into place. All done right……not quite, when trying to replace the top hand guard I realized that the hold down lever would not close, the handguard was a little high, there are some small “feet” which needed filing and with a little fiddling, and a gentle tap from a rubber mallet everything fell into place.

    Haven’t tested fired the gun yet, but did function checks and every thing seems fine. I like the look of the gun and it feels good to hold and a bit better than the ATI stocks I played with.
    The stock needs some of the sharp edges gently sanded. I found the mounting of the pistol grip rather “inelegant” basically a big screw.


    http://img95.imageshack.us/img95/587...7016nw6.th.jpg

    I might look at putting a bolt though the stock to hold it in place. The designer was thoughtful however and made a springed flap that lifts up to revel access to the takedown button and the butt makes a handy storage place for those odds and ends that you got with the rifle. Haven’t tried fitting anything to the rail, will go to crappy tire and buy a cheap red dot.

    http://img135.imageshack.us/img135/7...7007fb9.th.jpg

    Would I buy it again? So far the answer is yes.
    __________________

  7. #6
    Member Array Argus's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    Ohio
    Posts
    420
    Thanks Colin. That's a great resource.

  8. #7
    Member Array Argus's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    Ohio
    Posts
    420
    Colin, I have one question. The pictures of the stock I'm looking at on Gunbroker. The rail is mounted at the rear of the receiver. Yours is mounted toward the front. Can it go either way? Thank you, for the great instructions.

  9. #8
    Distinguished Member Array Colin's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2006
    Location
    Vancouver, Canada
    Posts
    1,862
    Nope mine is a molded to the forward handguard. if you need any more pic's just PM me.

Links

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Similar Threads

  1. Fs tapco stock for sks
    By sjones in forum Member Buy, Sell & Trade
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: August 22nd, 2009, 03:52 PM
  2. Tapco,sks stock & 3 20 round mags
    By sjones in forum Member Buy, Sell & Trade
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: June 1st, 2009, 09:08 PM
  3. FS: Ruger 10/22 w/Tapco T6, FTF (WA)
    By RemMod597 in forum Member Buy, Sell & Trade
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: February 13th, 2009, 12:42 PM
  4. New Tapco
    By Argus in forum Defensive Rifles & Shotgun Discussion
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: September 29th, 2007, 05:52 AM
  5. Bought a Tapco Stock for my SKS
    By Colin in forum Defensive Rifles & Shotgun Discussion
    Replies: 14
    Last Post: April 3rd, 2007, 01:02 PM

Search tags for this page

how to install a tapco stock on a sks

,

norcino sks

,

norinco sks parts

,

pictures tapco t

,

tapco t-6 problems

Click on a term to search for related topics.