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Posted: 3/5/2005 9:43:38 AM EST
Link Posted: 3/5/2005 10:09:31 AM EST
Looks good but where is the finish?
Link Posted: 3/5/2005 11:29:27 AM EST
awsome man
Link Posted: 3/5/2005 12:15:24 PM EST
Nice job!
Link Posted: 3/5/2005 12:46:24 PM EST
gtbehary,

Does the Tapco flat function with no problems? I have two unbuilt kits and have contemplated bending my own, but will only do so if no issues exist in seating the mag properly. Otherwise, I may just get two of the Global Trades receivers.

Next question: How did you fit the receiver with the folder? Did you use a Dremel?

Nice work

Jim
Link Posted: 3/5/2005 5:23:49 PM EST

Originally Posted By 00_buckshot:
Looks good but where is the finish?



I have MolyCoat and AlumnaGuard. I may try my hand at MolyCoat, if I can figure out how to use the airbrush.
Link Posted: 3/5/2005 5:27:05 PM EST

Originally Posted By omar:
gtbehary,

Does the Tapco flat function with no problems? I have two unbuilt kits and have contemplated bending my own, but will only do so if no issues exist in seating the mag properly. Otherwise, I may just get two of the Global Trades receivers.

Next question: How did you fit the receiver with the folder? Did you use a Dremel?

Nice work

Jim



Jim,
The mag fits great. The main part about the flats is your ability to weld in the lower rails. I use a spot welder. I used my milling machine for a perfect fit, but when I dimpled the rear rivet holes, the slot got distorted a little and I had to use a dremel to clean it up. Not a pretty picture! Thats why therr is no close-ups of the rear trunnion area!
Link Posted: 3/5/2005 6:57:21 PM EST
Link Posted: 3/6/2005 3:41:52 AM EST
Link Posted: 3/6/2005 4:25:53 AM EST

Originally Posted By Mbsk01:

Originally Posted By 00_buckshot:
Looks good but where is the finish?



And cleaning rod?



I realized that the cleaning rod was off after I took the pictures...it is on now.
Link Posted: 3/6/2005 4:27:57 AM EST

Originally Posted By VA-gunnut:
hese



Best choice for this build in my opinion. No extra holes to fill and since it is an AK-74, there wont be any gap between selector and top cover.
Link Posted: 3/6/2005 4:29:54 AM EST
Nice job!. Looks great.
Link Posted: 3/6/2005 10:38:06 AM EST

Originally Posted By gtbehary:

Originally Posted By 00_buckshot:
Looks good but where is the finish?



I have MolyCoat and AlumnaGuard. I may try my hand at MolyCoat, if I can figure out how to use the airbrush.



how well will the moly coat match the existing finish on the barrel and dust cover?
Link Posted: 3/6/2005 10:49:19 AM EST

Originally Posted By Fourays2:

Originally Posted By gtbehary:

Originally Posted By 00_buckshot:
Looks good but where is the finish?



I have MolyCoat and AlumnaGuard. I may try my hand at MolyCoat, if I can figure out how to use the airbrush.



how well will the moly coat match the existing finish on the barrel and dust cover?



I am not sure. I have never used it before. I ordered the "satin black" so it should be close.
george
Link Posted: 3/10/2005 12:34:58 PM EST
Link Posted: 3/11/2005 9:29:24 AM EST

Originally Posted By gtbehary:
Finished with AlumnaHyde II

www.picyard.com/main/data/500/160folder4.jpg

www.picyard.com/main/data/500/160folder6.jpg

www.picyard.com/main/data/500/160folder5.jpg



that looks pretty sweet! do they do a flat Alumahyde II?
Link Posted: 3/12/2005 7:02:21 AM EST

Originally Posted By Fourays2:

Originally Posted By gtbehary:
Finished with AlumnaHyde II

www.picyard.com/main/data/500/160folder4.jpg

www.picyard.com/main/data/500/160folder6.jpg

www.picyard.com/main/data/500/160folder5.jpg



that looks pretty sweet! do they do a flat Alumahyde II?



The AlumnHyde II that I used is a satin finish. I then oversprayed it with a clear polyurethane to give it a bit more shine.
Link Posted: 3/12/2005 1:19:18 PM EST

Originally Posted By Fourays2:

Originally Posted By gtbehary:
Finished with AlumnaHyde II

www.picyard.com/main/data/500/160folder4.jpg

www.picyard.com/main/data/500/160folder6.jpg

www.picyard.com/main/data/500/160folder5.jpg



that looks pretty sweet! do they do a flat Alumahyde II?



Yes there is a flat alumahyde II

Just check brownells, they have it in a few differnt colors.
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