The Magpul Zhukov Hand Guard is a fully-featured AK forearm
for the modern AK. The Zhukov Hand Guard casts aside traditional AK forearm
shortcomings and offers an extended option for modern shooting techniques, an
aluminum chassis for strength and heat dispersion, a comfortable injection
molded exterior for superior ergonomics, and M-LOK slots for optimized
accessory attachment. Compatible with the Ultimak gas tube rail for optics
mounting, the Zhukov Hand Guard redefines functionality for the modern AK platform.
Installation requires permanent removal of the hand guard
Made in U.S.A.
Extended length provides large gripping surface for modern
shooting techniques as well as additional accessory mounting positions
Mounts to most AK-47/AKM/AK-74 rifles with barrels between
16.75-18.25 mm in diameter under the hand guard and greater than 13" in
Full length, hard anodized, aluminum chassis clamps
directly to barrel and provides for flex-free mounting as well as excellent
Durable polymer outer cover
Slots at the three, six, and nine o'clock positions for
mounting direct-attach M-LOK accessories or M-LOK 1913 Picatinny rail sections
Includes replacement polymer Top Cover
Compatible with UltiMAK Optics Mount top cover
** Specifications ** Zhukov Hand Guard
Weight, w/ Top Cover: 15.1 oz.
Length, maximum: 11.7 in.
Width: 1.8 in.
Height, w/o Top Cover: 2.1 in.
*NOTE: The Zhukov Hand Guard requires the permanent removal
of the factory hand guard retaining cap and forward sling mount if so equipped.
Please ensure your barrel diameter under the hand guard falls between
16.75-18.25 millimeters before cutting your retaining cap!
Due to the wide range of tolerances of your typical AK,
minor additional fitting may be required. Not compatible with Yugo pattern
WARNING: Due to extended Hand Guard length, barrels less
than 13” long are not recommended.
This will fit the Saiga 7.62x39, 5.45x39 and 223 rifles but it requires Installation of a AK Gastube