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Posted: 10/3/2005 5:57:26 PM EDT
Any comments on the AGI videos on building AK's?
Link Posted: 10/4/2005 2:41:38 AM EDT
I've seen it... it was okay, but I thought the one from Roderus was better...

Sale until 10/5 - Roderus

It is worth the $30... IMO
Link Posted: 10/4/2005 6:15:38 AM EDT
How in depth does that video go?
Link Posted: 10/4/2005 9:21:23 AM EDT
I didn't like the AGI video very much. Seems like they used sloppy methods in some places- ie using the barrel as a bucking bar, etc. They also had a fair amount of tools/jigs that were specific to them only and are not on the market, although they give you plans for them on the DVD. Did me a fat lotta good since I'm not a machinist.

The ak-builder video was much better (the Ultimate AK builder or something like that). They used jigs that are on the market etc.

I don't know of any video out there that uses ghetto tools..... (ie Ibar barrel insertion, vise barrel pin removal, etc etc). Maybe there's a void that could be filled by someone....
Link Posted: 10/4/2005 1:16:03 PM EDT
Have you used the video to make an AK and if so, how did the info help you out?
Link Posted: 10/4/2005 3:26:39 PM EDT
I watched 2 videos before I built. When I actually built for the first time, I used a little from a lot of places- that is to say that I didn't do it exactly like the video, or HCpookie, or whoever. I planned out in my head which method I would be able to use for which step.

The video was good information, but once I viewed it I sold it. Don't want it back, either. I would definitely take the akbuilder dvd back though.
Link Posted: 10/4/2005 5:09:14 PM EDT
So you're saying that you would have kept the AK builder video?
Link Posted: 10/4/2005 6:28:40 PM EDT
The Ak-Builder video is the one that that Curtis did with Roderus Production

see above
Link Posted: 10/5/2005 12:29:56 PM EDT
Yes, I would have kept it. Wish I had it back
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