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Old June 16, 2018, 16:53   #1
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Old June 16, 2018, 16:56   #2
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Old June 16, 2018, 16:57   #3
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Old June 16, 2018, 17:23   #4
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Beautiful , Outstanding Job .
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Old June 16, 2018, 17:32   #5
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Nice job!!

When did BGS rifles start getting aluminium charging handles?

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Very nice. By my count, this is what, your 7th BGS?.......



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Old June 16, 2018, 18:05   #7
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Old June 16, 2018, 18:07   #8
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Only my second BGS. I have one more kit. Not sure about the charging handle. The plastic knob from the kit looks like a beaver got to it, so I had Matt do up this FN charging handle in the white.
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Old June 16, 2018, 19:05   #9
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Old June 16, 2018, 20:56   #13
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Old June 17, 2018, 07:08   #14
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Old June 17, 2018, 15:53   #15
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Nice job!!

When did BGS rifles start getting aluminium charging handles?

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When the paint wore off ... .. pay attention ...!!!


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I'm a knucklehead.

So they were aluminum / painted black from the beginning?


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I'm a knucklehead.

So they were aluminum / painted black from the beginning?
Why yes they were; Knucklehead!
All the early charging knobs were painted aluminum. However, prototypes & first production junkers had red bakelite knobs..... pay attention....!!!
Hoorah to "King Snark", as this is first time ever he has been correct on anything!

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I thought the metal knobs were steel....are we sure they were aluminum?
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We aren't sure of anything, are we?
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Old June 21, 2018, 19:29   #21
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We might attain a little more clarity if we put the magnet to all our knobs!
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Hmmm, my BGS kits all came with black plastic CH knobs if I recall correctly.

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Old June 22, 2018, 15:23   #23
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Many or most of the BGS rifles had parts changed along the way as they were early guns & were scuffed around for years after by the Turks.
If you might recall, lots of those kits from Apex had Type B & C stocks, some even with Turkish made buttstocks, buttplates, etc.
If a guy got one of those kits that had all original parts, he was mighty lucky indeed. Most of the ones I saw even had jury-rigged waist belts stitched on as slings. Poor-boy stuff for sure.
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Old June 24, 2018, 18:37   #24
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All ten kits I purchased had black plastic charging handle knobs. Out of ten I received 2 type A stocks. Probably 6 of them had wood pistol grips, the rest were plastic. I believe about half of them had wood carry handles. The one I built was a type A stock. It was nice, but the whole Enterprise receiver group buy debacle turned me off. I had to do so much garage gunsmithing to the receiver to make it work. Beautiful BGS build there..! What kind of receiver did you use?
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Old June 24, 2018, 19:01   #25
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We might attain a little more clarity if we put the magnet to all our knobs!
What you do with your knob is your own business, pal.....
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