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80% AK47 (AKM) Video : Part 7

Fitting & Furniture Installation; Well you’ve done it, you’ve made it this far, you’ve built your very own AKM47! Small adjustments are often needed on final fitting of furniture. Small variations found on the upper hand guard on the gas tube are often a few file strokes away from being where they need to be. Fire […]

80% AK47 (AKM) Video : Part 6

Barrel Installation; Now that you’ve gotten through the most difficult part & the end is near, we’re going to install the barrel assembly(which has already been headspaced). The barrel installation attachment threaded in 14×1 left hand to match your barrel, needs to be threaded completely to the barrel. Make sure the barrel goes into the […]

80% AK47 (AKM) Video : Part 5

Rivoting; The first step here is the center support. Great care must be taken when setting the center support rivet to ensure that we don’t hourglass the receiver. The long rivets in the rear trunnion along with the center support can be intimidating but stay focused and keep your hammer blows straight. It’s better to […]

80% AK47 (AKM) Video : Part 4

In this 4th video we will be installing the modified spot welder tongs to the harbor freight 1/10 amp spot welder and spot welding the rails to our receiver. This step often holds the most taboo amongst beginners and rightfully so as the slightest miscalculation can lead to a hole in the receiver. Be sure […]

Upgrade Your AR15 Before 2018

Governor Brown signed 6 new gun control bills into law in July that may create an unintended opportunity for you to upgrade your AR15 . Most of these laws are going into effect January 2017. Arguably the most game-changing law for us is the new assault weapons ban. The new ban stipulates that a semi-automatic AR15, […]