View Full Version : Boker upgraded to Automatic
12-23-2010, 10:57 PM
Went recently to my local gunshop and saw a slick looking Boker. It was a Magnum line (CHinese made) and had the button lock as you would see for an automatic. It was not an automatic, you hit the button then grab the blade and lever it out and it locks up when fully extended. I purchased said knife saying to myself I will drill/mill the scale for a coil spring and this should be a easy conversion to automatic. Might be a fun project. Well wouldnt you know I took it apart and it already had the pocket for a spring, I ordered a spring from knifekits.com and it just dropped right in.
So if you guys are looking a cheap automatic, this might fit the bill.
PS its still a Chinese made POS but at least its now an automatic POS.
01-01-2011, 12:46 AM
there are serveral companeys that sale the stuff that you need. knife kits and hawkens are a couple. those magnum pos's aren't half bad knives.
05-15-2011, 10:09 AM
Is it usual for a folder to have the milling already done to make it auto?
01-31-2013, 10:07 PM
I found this- I hope that this helps
Here is the link to the conversion kit:
06-16-2014, 04:37 PM
Boker made their button locks to be converted. In particular the Kalashnikov Automat 74s. They are great edc knives too.
01-01-2015, 09:25 PM
Thanks, for that video i tried making boker magnum into a automatic.it was a complet fail the spring i use didn't have enough tension to open all way. Im ordering my spring today. Thanks again
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