Tapco Retaining Plate

Manufactured by Tapco
SKU: AK0690
MPN: 16618
Manufactured by Tapco
8 Reviews

Out of Stock

NOTE: Limit 3 per household. Quantities exceeding 3 will not allow checkout.



Replace the flimsy shepherd's crook spring in your AK with the Tapco Retaining Plate! This highly-durable plate effectively captures your fire control group's pins, ensuring worry free and reliable function in virtually any AK on the market, including Tantals! Unlike many other retaining plates, the Tapco version features a long-lasting phosphate coating.
See More


TypeRetaining Plate

WARNING: Discharging firearms in poorly ventilated areas, cleaning firearms or handling ammunition may result in exposure to lead and other substances known to the State of California to cause birth defects, reproductive harm and other serious physical injury. Have adequate ventilation at all times. Wash hands thoroughly after exposures. For more information, see www.p65warnings.ca.gov

Ratings & Reviews

8 reviews


AK-74 Accessories


excellent customer service

Tapco retaining plate AMD-65


Excellent product for the price! Had to file just a touch, dropped right in.

good product


I always used Krebs retaining plates in my rifles but with these being half the price and they do the same exact thing I will now be using these instead of the Krebs



Primary Arms shipped it out in a timely manner as always. Item came as described.

Didn't fit my yugo npap


Wouldn't work in my yugo npap other than that this product seems legit

It works


It's much better than the "paper clip" the rifle came with.



to short for the ras47. Did not retain pins causing major malfunction. Upon further observation it did seat all the way into hammer pin and allowed trigger pin to wiggle free while firing the weapon. Buy a krebbs or just use the paper clip(seems to work fine).

Preventative maintenance

by -

Installed it is my WASR GP and it does exactly what it is supposed to do. It did require a little bit of fitting. But that's to be expected on a Wasr.