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The AK Picture Thread...

Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by SabbathWolf, Apr 9, 2013.

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  1. SabbathWolf

    SabbathWolf member

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    Every now and again, I see threads pop up with questions about various Kalashnikovs. It got me to wondering just how many people here actually own an AK in any various form or another?

    Factory original, home-built, personally modified, etc....
    It doesn't matter.
    I'm just trying to see how few, or how many, of you are out there?

    If you have one, let's see it!
    :D



    Just to get the ball rolling....here's mine:



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  2. Mikey2201

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    I do not own one but would sure like to own that one.
     
  3. TIMC

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    I'll play, my Romanian SAR1.
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  4. CmdrSlander

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    How dare you!

    :)

    (see below)
     
  5. zoom6zoom

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    Challenge accepted.
    But I could only fit about half of them in the pic. All but the PSL and S12 are homebuilds.
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  6. SabbathWolf

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    WOW.
    That's a heck of a collection Zoom!
    You built most of those?
    Awesome!
     
  7. SabbathWolf

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    LOL....

    I thought you could use some competition.
    Besides, I already participated in the Precision Rifle thread I think.
    :D
     
  8. Fishbed77

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    Here's my sole (for the time being) AK - a 7.62x39mm Russian Izhmash Saiga.

    It started life as an IZ-132 sporter, but I converted her myself to this:

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    Here are the parts I used:

    -Tapco G2 trigger group (modified by CSS for a Saiga bolt hold-open)
    -KVAR Warsaw-length stock
    -CSS bullet guide kit
    -CSS trigger guard
    -US Palm AK Battle Grip
    -Izhmash AK-47 gas tube
    -KVAR US-made polymer handguards
    -CSS bolt-on handguard retainer
    -Surplus Russian sling

    I plan on threading the barrel and adding a muzzle brake (either AK-351 or slant) in the near future.
     
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  9. SabbathWolf

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    You can't have it.
    It's mine.
    :D
     
  10. SabbathWolf

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    That looks like an AK74 butt stock on yours?
    I never knew if they'd fit an AK47 or not.
    Great looking build!

    If you swap out your front sight block with a threaded type, you can mount a bayonet if you feel like it, and also swap out muzzle brakes and flash hiders at will.
     
  11. JERRY

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    i really need to get a new fore-end and stock but mine is a milled mak90 so if i find a set up for the milled receiver is costs a lot....
     
  12. SabbathWolf

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    Wow.
    This is it?

    Depressing.

    Must be a bunch of sissy AR owners here.
    :D
     
  13. HKGuns

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    and yes, I own an AR also. Variety is the spice of life.
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  14. SabbathWolf

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    As an HK owner myself, I can only say you have great taste in weapons.
    The rifle in my 1st post is also an SLR-95 I did some work on.

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  15. Fishbed77

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    Thanks! The Saigas are AK-100 series rifles, which are based on the AK-74 (even the 7.62x39mm commercial Saiga and military AK-103). Note the squared-off gas block.

    That said, the stock I used will fit on most stamped receiver AKs. It's a KVAR stock that I believe is based on the Bulgarian pattern. I chose it because it's high-quality and lightweight, and has the general "look" of an AK-103/AK-74M folding stock, without needing the modifications required to attach a true AK-100 series polymer folding stock (which was beyond my capabilities or budget).


    I considered this, but I have no need for a bayonet mount, don't want to tackle removal & replacement of the gas block and front sight, and I don't really desire a long, heavy 74-style muzzle brake. I figure I will keep it simple and just thread the barrel for 14x1 LH attachments.


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    Matching number Polish with chrome Polish barrel. NOS on Nodak Spud sheet steel. And my own custom blood red shellac :)

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    And the "Paddy Daddy" WASR10 Beater.

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    I dont own an AK yet, but maybe some day. There are just so many varieties to choose from.:D

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  20. SabbathWolf

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    LOL....
    Don't forget to get some of those one-time use Colorado disposable bullet magazine clips for it.
     
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    I only have one...

    Zastava PAP; early type that came as a single stack with plastic thumbhole stock. Converted by me to double stack magazine, Ironwood furniture and threaded muzzle to take the slant muzzle brake.

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    RPK rear sight, adjustable for windage.
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  23. MagnumWill

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    Might as well put up the hog. A Century AES-10B RPK with side folding stock, and added Romy-G pistol grip.

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  24. briansmithwins

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    Kinda retro thing.

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    BSW
     
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  25. zoom6zoom

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    Here's my current project.
    convert 7.62x54R VEPR into a Dragunov/SVD clone. Original shown on bottom, current on top. Still to do: install Soviet scope, install correct flash hider/front sight, several coats of tinted shellac.

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