Magpul Zhukov-U AK Handguard

Original price was: $119.95.Current price is: $113.95.

Flat Dark Earth (FDE)

Product Description

The Zhukov-U Hand Guard shaves off 1.5” from the original Zhukov AK Handguard to accommodate shorter barreled rifles and pistols, and keeps the front end of full-length rifles a little more lively.


  • M-LOK® slots for optimized accessory attachment
  • Durable polymer outer handguard with a hard anodized aluminum chassis
  • 1.5″ Shorter than standard Zhukov handguard
  • Ventilated gas tube cover
  • Made in the USA


  • Optimized for short barrel AKM / AK type rifles
  • Compatible with SBRs and AK pistols with standard-length gas systems
  • Compatible with military issue cleaning rods
  • Compatible with stamped and milled receivers
  • Compatible with the Ultimak gas tube rail
  • Not compatible with Yugo pattern rifles or RPK style receivers


  • Due to extended Handguard length, barrels less than 11.5” long are not recommended
  • The Zhukov-U Hand Guard requires the permanent removal of the factory hand guard retaining cap and forward sling mount
  • 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
  • Handguard counts as one US compliance part for 922(r)






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