Dust shield not staying on

  • Cadillac
Posted: Sat, 09/19/2015 - 19:05

I pick up this wasr 10/63 about 3 months ago and the dust shield would fly off every time the bolt came back. I had to file the bottom of the square hole so the spring slide would come back further. anyone ever seen this?

AK Dust Cover won't stay on

AK Dust Cover won't stay on

Hmmm, did your AK's dust

  • Chris
  • 03/17/10
  • Wed, 09/23/2015 - 21:45

Hmmm, did your AK's dust cover pop loose from the front trunion / sight post?
Or did it come off in the back where the retention spring button sticks through the dust cover?

If your filing out the hole did not help, and if it came out of the front it would appear that the duscover would be a bit too short for the rifle (remember those loose standards:). Anyway you should be able to fix that by using pliers and bending the rear of the dust cover back a little bit so you make the cover as a whole a bit longer. You want to be carefull while bending it out (a little at a time) but its an AK so no need to be real gentile...

Let me know if that works.

here is a link to a discussion on the same issue:
http://www.akfiles.com/forums/showthread.php?t=88617