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Interchangeable furniture on the PTR91, HKG3 and Cetme C

Discussion in 'Maintenance & Gunsmithing' started by bolus, Jan 20, 2016.

  1. bolus

    bolus Portland Gold Supporter Gold Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    @IronMonster

    For those of you who picked up a PTR91 but wanted wood furniture. You have probably heard that the supply of HK G3 wood handguard and stocks have dried up

    This is probably literally the last set for sale at $150
    http://www.hkparts.net/shop/pc/HK-G3-91-PTR-Wood-Stock-Forearm-Set-Surplus-114p16457.htm

    I had one of those "DUH!" moments tonight and realized I had a cetme C parts kit. Well the front handguard fits the PTR91 except for the hole for the pin is too small. But it could be easily enlarged with a drill (you would only need to drill the part on the handguard, nothing on the rifle itself)

    Cetme C handguard on the rifle
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    You can see the pin hole on the right on the cetme handguard is smaller
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    Here is a set of cetme C wood furniture for $25
    https://www.gunpartscorp.com/ad/1478060.htm

    Or get a HK stock separate and just get a Cetme handguard
    https://www.gunpartscorp.com/ad/808920.htm#1248660

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  2. IronMonster

    IronMonster Washington Opinionated Member Diamond Supporter

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    Drilling out the hold does not sound like an issue. How is the wood quality compared to the HK set?

    I am tempted to buy the CETME set but I would not be happy if I got a set that was rough. I think I would rather spend the $150 on the HK stuff than have rough ones.
     
  3. IronMonster

    IronMonster Washington Opinionated Member Diamond Supporter

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    Well... I ordered a HK stock and a VG CETME forend from Numrich. $65 with shipping. Hopefully its better than the $25 "good" set
     
  4. bolus

    bolus Portland Gold Supporter Gold Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    The cetme wood is better quality and thicker, the HK one has a darker stain and clear finish which has a better look in my opinion. It would be easy to refinish the cetme one.
     
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    bolus Portland Gold Supporter Gold Supporter 2015 Volunteer 2016 Volunteer

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    The pin hole on the cetme handguard is threaded. but I think I would sill drill it for the PTR91 pin
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  6. mjbskwim

    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

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    My friend got us a couple of the CETME sets.He took about a half hour or more to get his on and mine went on in about 10 minutes. They are not all alike.He had to take some wood off and drill the butt stock out a little
    And the wood can be from very nice to a used look.
    I love mine and if I was smarter I would post pics
     
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