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Uncle Builds an AK: Part 5

Here’s a couple snapshots of the AK project mocked up and getting close to being done. First is the side view:

Here’s a close up of the receiver:

Up next, slapping in the fire control group and some pins, which you can learn how to do here.

7 Responses to “Uncle Builds an AK: Part 5”

  1. countertop Says:

    Did you make those welds??? Are you going to polish them down??

    Can you use traditional AK steel mags in it, or are you limited to the “waffle” mags?

  2. SayUncle Says:

    A friend did the welds. Probably going to moly coat it. And it should take any AK mag.

  3. countertop Says:

    Sweet. My dads a pretty decent welder (actually, he’s pretty decent at everything crafty/mechanical he does – I must have picked up mom’s genes in that area) maybe I can get him to do one for me.

  4. SayUncle Says:

    You’ll need a bending jig. Peruse the whole building an AK series for links on where to buy stuff. Get your AK kit now. They go away at the start of the year when the barrel ban goes in effect. Until some domestic dude starts making the barrels, anyway.

  5. countertop Says:

    Now, like in the next 24 hours???

  6. SayUncle Says:

    Well, until places run out. Go to

    But yeah, pretty much this week.

  7. SayUncle » Got Guns? Says:

    […] Jeff started a gun meme and wants to know what guns you got this year. Well, I have the AK kit (plenty of pics there) I’m working on. I finished up the UltiMAK WASR. And I got the P-22, which I have no pictures of and can’t take any since it’s on its way to Massachusetts. […]