OF COURSE, IT TAKES TINKERING
First of all, anyone who has done any upgrades to a Combloc weapon - at all - would have learned that there is virtually no such thing as a 'snap on' part that requires no tinkering with. It's the nature of having a variety of countries copy the original Russian design: Hungary, Bulgaria, China, Egypt, East Germany, Romania, etc, etc, etc. Add to that a number of U.S. manufacturers that make AK receivers and other parts, and the complexity just increases. Add to that 922r compliance, which basically requires foreign imported rifles to have a number of U.S. parts to be "compliant", and you get a weapon that needs tinkering with to get the aftermarket parts to work.
So that should be expected.
That being said, the Mako Handguard is reinforced glass fiber polymer and it's easily sanded to get it to fit correctly.
There aren't instructions. Which, should only matter (maybe) if you really have never taken your weapon apart before. If you need a visual for taking off a handguard, Youtube it. There are plenty of vid's that show you exactly what to do. If you have taken off a handguard before (ever) then it's pretty obvious without instructions.
By the way, read the reviews on the alternatives: the aluminum handguards, etc. A lot of times, people need to modify and tinker with those to get them to fit as well. It's just the nature of AK's.
This has integrated top and bottom rails. It also comes with two side rails that you c...