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Old June 23, 2017, 10:13   #1
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The Woo

Late in the game but the Woo needs to live on. The Woo (DR-200) with an Aimpoint M4S. Need to check on how long this barrel is and see if I can cut off an inch or two to give it a better balance.



Cut off less than 2". It feels much better balance wise. Still not happy with the Ace stock....prefer their older style similar to CNC warrior's stock.




Put in a 1/2 inch spacer on stock and replaced optic with Comp M2. Now it feels right.


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Old June 23, 2017, 11:41   #2
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I see that you got your grip from s0b3. The bbl is 18.3" w/o FH. Here's a PDF for the DR200 if you don't already have it.
http://stevespages.com/pdf/daewoo_dr200.pdf
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Old June 23, 2017, 13:18   #3
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Had mine cut down 2". Put a 3 prong Viet Nam era FH on it. GARY
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Old June 23, 2017, 15:12   #4
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May be doing it all wrong. Cut it and am using a DIY threading kit......had to quit with barely a few threads in....my arthritis was kicking in! May end up with a clamp on flash hider!
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Old July 19, 2017, 05:25   #5
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Did the cut, officially down to 16.2"
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how do you pull the barrel to do this?
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how do you pull the barrel to do this?
I did it the hard way.....I didn't!
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Old July 19, 2017, 18:45   #9
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one wonders how to pull the barrel on a woo 200

There is some sort of guidance in this thread...can't remember where it but I tried to read from the beginning and found it....it doesn't sound easy.
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Old July 19, 2017, 19:46   #10
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On the bottom of the upper receiver there is a recessed pin with 10-32 threads. You need to pull the pin out, that's what locks the barrel extension in the upper. You need to make a gear puller type tool and pull the pin out. The barrel will slide out the front.
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Old July 28, 2017, 19:43   #11
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Mighty Woo

Let's see if I can get a picture uploaded. I don't like link type photo hosting, but I guess that is the way all these blog sights work, right?


DR200 folder upgrade photo IMG_5762.jpg

If you click on the image you will see a few more on photobuck....plus the original configuration in which I purchased it years ago. Most of the hard work had been done by the previous owner. Barrel cut to 16", with pinned and welded US flash hider. Has DSA FAL forward hand guard. The original "hanging bracket" or screw boss on the gas tube had to be moved forward to accommodate the FAL hand guard. I remember the guy saying it was a pain and he never wanted to do it again. The folder mechanism is a Stormwerkz I believe along with a poly stock purchased from Daewoo Rifle parts. The stock is much lighter than the earlier FAL style, so more forward bias. 90 degree safety, along with HK style pistol grip. I could probably run an AR hammer and trigger (disconnector too?) but the US GI magazines keeps me in the correct parts count arena.

It is a very sweet rifle. I have an AR100 as well and I think I like this one better.

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You don't. GARY
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Old August 02, 2017, 10:05   #13
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Love my K2 just the way it is (don't find it unbalanced). I can understand people wanting to shorten the barrel to "make it their own", but to me it destroys any future collector value and opens the chance it will screw up the accuracy (mine is one of the most accurate .556 I have).

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Love my K2 just the way it is (don't find it unbalanced). I can understand people wanting to shorten the barrel to "make it their own", but to me it destroys any future collector value and opens the chance it will screw up the accuracy (mine is one of the most accurate .556 I have).

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And, with M193, you lose about 30fps per inch in that barrel length range, something that I'm unwilling to lose...

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Love my K2 just the way it is (don't find it unbalanced). I can understand people wanting to shorten the barrel to "make it their own", but to me it destroys any future collector value and opens the chance it will screw up the accuracy (mine is one of the most accurate .556 I have).

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The balance shouldn't be an issue with a K2. The DR200 came with the horrendous looking thumbhole stock which had to be replaced. The usual suspect for a replacement was an ACE skeleton stock which did upset the balance some. The 2 inch cut and the stock spacer made it feel right...for me anyway.

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The balance shouldn't be an issue with a K2. The DR200 came with the horrendous looking thumbhole stock which had to be replaced. The usual suspect for a replacement was an ACE skeleton stock which did upset the balance some. The 2 inch cut and the stock spacer made it feel right...for me anyway.

It is one off the best.
And back when I bought it (late 1980s), I questioned the $326 I paid for it- unsure of what I'd get then I ordered it.
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You can also put an A2 stock on it if you do not like the balance with ACE skeleton. I have one in each configuration and I like them both.
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Hey guys, here's mine. DR200 with a K2 upper cut to 14.5". I removed the bottom rail off the Stormwerkz handguard to make the profile more manageable. I'd like to add a foregrip if I can find a low-pro rail that will fit the same screwholes on the handguard.


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Old August 16, 2017, 13:34   #19
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Korean on Korean, South, our ally, not from that place where that crazy fat kid rules! A DI Optical RV2 and a Daewoo DR200 both made in South Korea.

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Hey guys, here's mine. DR200 with a K2 upper cut to 14.5". I removed the bottom rail off the Stormwerkz handguard to make the profile more manageable. I'd like to add a foregrip if I can find a low-pro rail that will fit the same screwholes on the handguard.

Very nice. I want to pickup a dr200 to do stuff to....want to leave my K2 just the way it is since its an early K2.
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