Bolt Hold Open

One of the things about using an AK47 at a public shooting range is it’s lack of a bolt hold open. Most ranges require all rifles to be opened and unloaded during a cease fire, and typically the only option for an AK47 shooter is to hold the bolt back with a spent round or plastic chamber block. Chris devised a simple modification to the AK47 safety lever that will allow the bolt to safely stay back with the chamber open and visible.

This means you can step away from your rifle on a range and the line safety guys can see that your AK47 is unloaded easily.

Another feature of the modified AK47 safety lever is the ‘quick release’ found in other rifles that have a bolt hold open feature. You can load a full magazine, and simply drop the safety then you are ready to shoot in almost no time