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Posted: 7/24/2003 5:10:21 PM EDT
There was a guy on Ebay last night selling a special screw set for the AK/AKM receiver. This screw set was specifically designed to put together an AK rifle, without the use of rivets.
I think the name of the outfit was ACE something, but I'm not sure. Are the screws just as good as the rivets????
Link Posted: 7/24/2003 5:12:02 PM EDT
Link Posted: 7/24/2003 5:15:03 PM EDT
I prefer rivits also.

sorry me223
Link Posted: 7/24/2003 6:38:37 PM EDT
Link Posted: 7/24/2003 8:01:14 PM EDT

Originally Posted By RotDorn:

sorry me223

iirc he is no longer using screws.

Oh, I did not know that. If in fact that is the case, I may have to send him a kit to be built.
Link Posted: 7/24/2003 11:50:18 PM EDT
Screws are OK...if you have the equiptment or are having someone else build it for you, do the rivits. I used Home Depot stainless for my AK project, built it in my own shop. It shoots as well as any SAR, but if I had the time/equiptment/money i'd have done rivits, they just look better.
Link Posted: 7/25/2003 3:17:58 AM EDT
Link Posted: 7/25/2003 4:01:35 AM EDT
It's true, and we all realize it. Campy, YOU are the Man.
Link Posted: 7/25/2003 10:35:04 AM EDT
I had one gun that used rivets for authenticity, the rest are screwed together. Grade 8 heat treated screws are better than mild steel rivets in my book. They look good too.
Link Posted: 7/25/2003 12:56:10 PM EDT
My Krink was made by ORF using screws that they weld over on the heads to look like rivets... Damn fine looking weapon.
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