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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 among beginners and rightfully so as the slightest miscalculation can lead to a hole in the receiver. Be sure […]

80% AK47 (AKM) Video : Part 3

The third video is probably the most coordination required I tried several different methods to complete the trigger guard assembly with the four rivets each rivet requiring 2000 pounds plus another rivet on the rear end but the four from my experience with a hammer over a press required either getting them all crushed at […]

80% AK47 (AKM) Video : Part 2

In the second installment we will be working on a step equally important as the first. Now put to the test are our mapping skills of our drilling location. As it is our intention here at Ghost Guns to not let anyone be dissuaded by lack of tools they have, I might make suggestions here […]

80% AK47 (AKM) Video : Part 1

A year ago we set on a quest to bring to the 80% industry a do-it-yourself 80% AK47 (AKM) build. The goal was simple. Make a build kit that include the best parts possible, improve the build process, and produce a video series to help you build the perfect AK47. Well, today we’re released our […]
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