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Posted: 9/7/2003 12:13:11 AM EST
[Last Edit: 9/7/2003 12:17:45 AM EST by cobra-ak]
arrived Thursday courtesy of Troy at Inrange. Based on OOW receivers the 74 is a Bulgarian and the 47 was formerly a Polish underfolder. the finish on both weapons are awesome. I have to admit they are the best looking weapons I have now.
Link Posted: 9/7/2003 12:28:11 AM EST
here is the 47 by itself, I enjoy looking at the blond furniture....
Link Posted: 9/7/2003 12:33:40 AM EST
AK 74 muzzle brake and all
Link Posted: 9/7/2003 12:55:43 AM EST
Schweeet
Link Posted: 9/7/2003 3:50:53 AM EST
very nice
Link Posted: 9/7/2003 5:45:18 AM EST
Awesome!
Link Posted: 9/7/2003 7:02:50 AM EST
They look awesome. Be sure to give us a range report when you get a chance.
Link Posted: 9/7/2003 9:37:13 AM EST
Pure sweet, now quickly remove the cruddy looking 40-rounder from that AK and replace it with something that looks good in a nice rifle like that!

How about a Polish mag?
Link Posted: 9/7/2003 12:10:21 PM EST

Originally Posted By Tracker:
They look awesome. Be sure to give us a range report when you get a chance.

Breaking the piggy bank right now for 1 case of Wolf 5.45 and 1 case of Wolf 7.62 and some range time.....
Link Posted: 9/7/2003 12:15:35 PM EST

Originally Posted By AJjer_Bullets:
Pure sweet, now quickly remove the cruddy looking 40-rounder from that AK and replace it with something that looks good in a nice rifle like that!

How about a Polish mag?

Got any pics of the Polish mag? I wish they had some of those plastic mags for the 7.62 like they got for the 5.45, I love the look of those plastic mags!
Link Posted: 9/7/2003 3:31:18 PM EST
Looking good, I especially like how you color coordinated youre AKs furniture with your flooring, nice attention to detail.
Link Posted: 9/7/2003 5:26:38 PM EST
Funny you should mention it. Both metal and synthetic 7.62 mags from Poland can be had from:

www.aimsurplus.com/acatalog/New_Magazines_.html


Both are great mags.
Link Posted: 9/7/2003 11:29:13 PM EST

Originally Posted By AJjer_Bullets:
Funny you should mention it. Both metal and synthetic 7.62 mags from Poland can be had from:

www.aimsurplus.com/acatalog/New_Magazines_.html


Both are great mags.Thank you sir, I am gonna order some!

Link Posted: 9/8/2003 10:58:51 AM EST
what kind of furniture is that on the 47? and where'd ya get it??
Link Posted: 9/8/2003 12:12:51 PM EST
Link Posted: 9/8/2003 12:27:53 PM EST

Originally Posted By tivoli410:
what kind of furniture is that on the 47? and where'd ya get it??

Believe it or not when I was getting the parts together for the build the most diffeculty I had was trying to get stock sets. I liked K-Vars but they were out of stock. Global Trades/Arsenal sold what I think is hungarian for $59.95 cheaper than K-Var.
Link Posted: 9/8/2003 12:31:58 PM EST
[Last Edit: 9/8/2003 12:34:51 PM EST by cobra-ak]

Originally Posted By cobra-ak:

Originally Posted By AJjer_Bullets:
Pure sweet, now quickly remove the cruddy looking 40-rounder from that AK and replace it with something that looks good in a nice rifle like that!

How about a Polish mag?

Got any pics of the Polish mag? I wish they had some of those plastic mags for the 7.62 like they got for the 5.45, I love the look of those plastic mags!

Not to beat a dead horse again but when I went to AIM's website the color of those synthetic mags are black I prefer the reddish looking ones like theo ones for the 74 but they are like hen's teeth, hard to find.....
Link Posted: 9/8/2003 2:59:56 PM EST
Oh, I didn't think that's what you meant. I too like the exotic look of the red/orange bakelite mags.

The Russian ones are expensive and range from $100-175.

The Chinese, which I think aren't as good looking, are usually like $50-80.

I thought up a plan in which one could carefully dremel the little ribs off of a Polish synthetic, sand it real nice, then spray it with a durable red/orange paint for a pretty nice looking Bakelite clone.

Haven't tried it yet though.

The black ones are still pretty sweet as is though.
Link Posted: 9/8/2003 7:13:20 PM EST
Why Lord?!! Why do I only see re X's?!![>(]
Link Posted: 9/8/2003 9:34:46 PM EST

Originally Posted By 2IDdoc:
Why Lord?!! Why do I only see re X's?!![>(]

It looks like the photo server Hunt101.com is down.
Link Posted: 9/10/2003 12:22:42 AM EST

Originally Posted By cobra-ak:

Originally Posted By 2IDdoc:
Why Lord?!! Why do I only see re X's?!![>(]

It looks like the photo server Hunt101.com is down.

Hunt101 looks like its back up again
Link Posted: 9/10/2003 4:52:17 AM EST
Yea it is back up and they do look sweet. probaly would look better if the grain was in line with the floor tho. Isn't that called camoflage. Still see what ya can do with a little Americanization of a fairly reliable product. Makes ya not want to shoot'em but that is why we buy'em for.
Link Posted: 9/10/2003 5:28:42 AM EST
Cobra-AK,

If you don't mind me asking, what did the 74 cost you?
Link Posted: 9/10/2003 12:56:17 PM EST

Originally Posted By chp5:
Cobra-AK,

If you don't mind me asking, what did the 74 cost you?

All told replacing the parts with labor about $450
Link Posted: 9/10/2003 2:35:28 PM EST
Beautiful!!!!!
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