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Posted: 2/11/2006 2:25:12 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 2/11/2006 2:39:01 AM EDT by Zmonster]
I have a WASR 10 and its dimpleless reciver is bugging me. Is there a jig to do this without taking apart the reciver?

Link Posted: 2/11/2006 4:15:34 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Zmonster:
Is it possible to dimple an assembled gun?


While anything is possible, you would have to have special jigs made up for a completed receiver. Since the cost would far exceed the price of your wasr, I suggest that you forget about it.
Link Posted: 2/11/2006 6:14:04 AM EDT
not true
besides i know theres atleast 1 ak smith that will do it for you (for a fee )

but i dont know about the wasr rails i think they hang lower than
norm so im not shure if it can be done without replacing the rails
Link Posted: 2/11/2006 6:53:01 AM EDT
You will be FAR money ahead to sell it and get another like you want.
Link Posted: 2/11/2006 4:38:14 PM EDT
Dimples are best done when building the gun. A gun w/o dimples is still very cool, the dimples are cosmetic. I spend MONTHS making them by hand w/o a mini mill
Link Posted: 2/11/2006 4:42:32 PM EDT
I know you want the dimples, but could you just spot weld 2 ovid, 11ga steel, cutouts inside the reciever, and get the same mag stabilization?
Link Posted: 2/11/2006 7:50:38 PM EDT
Don't waste your time. Your rifle will work fine without dimples. If you must have them, sell the WASR, buy a dirrerent one or a kit and buy/build what you want. My WARS works just as well as my kit built Romys and Polish underfolder.
Link Posted: 2/12/2006 5:51:26 PM EDT
Basically, because the receiver is 100% heat treated you will have to heat it up red hot, do the dimple and then retreat it.

Ted Marshal can do the dimple, but I would just get a different rifle.. be ALOT cheaper in the long run.
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