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Posted: 1/6/2006 7:17:34 PM EDT
Does anyone in the tidewater area have experience building Aks and are willing to share their knowledge. Been thinking it would be fun to build a couple, but have no experience with this weapon.
Link Posted: 1/7/2006 10:03:17 AM EDT
I offered a couple months ago to host a tidewater build party, I have most of tools needed to build ak's, and have built quite a few. I have a friend that is going to be coming over in a couple weeks to build 2, if anyone else would like to come over, it will not be a problem. email me at: icanmakethatshot@gmail.com and we can get this planned. by the way, I live in norfolk, about 1/2 mile from harbor freight, so if we need any tools they are available close by. I have everything to build from a 100% receiver, including a tig/arc welder, blasting cabinet, and am able to apply duracoat. if you want a complete rifle/pistol when you leave at the end of the day, it should not be a problem. I do not have a press to bend flats, but I do have a bending jig, i haven't used it, but I have it if you would like to experiment with it feel free. If anyone would like to schedule a build party, let me know.

BTW, I do rivet builds, I have a set of 36in modded bolt cutters that work great.

Chris
Link Posted: 1/7/2006 6:04:26 PM EDT
Email sent! Lets build some AKs!
Link Posted: 1/9/2006 1:27:39 PM EDT
let bump this up to see if anyone else would like to come out to build some guns. As of 1/9/06 I have 3 people that would like to do some builds. No date has been set yet, but I might be free on the 15th, figure start early, say about 7-8am and work all day. Let me know if that will work for who, and if not, when you think would be a better day.

Chris
Link Posted: 1/10/2006 11:58:15 AM EDT
Where is the best place to pick a few kits? I would be interested, but I do not have any parts kits.
Link Posted: 1/10/2006 1:27:38 PM EDT
copes, dph arms, centerfire, EE, take your pick
Link Posted: 1/11/2006 12:59:44 AM EDT

Originally Posted By saigaswithcher:
copes, dph arms, centerfire, EE, take your pick



Just recieved the centerfire flyer and they have numerous kits, just wondering how good they would be.
Link Posted: 1/11/2006 2:30:02 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/11/2006 2:32:30 AM EDT by saigaswithcher]
if you are looking at an AK kit, hell, it's an AK. As long as the bore is good, outside finish doesn't matter, I Duracoat all of them anyway, but that is just me.

Chris

EDIT!! Jan 15th is NOT a good day for the build. If ya'll want to get one organized, please get in touch with me. Hit me with some dates/date ranges and we can go from there.
Link Posted: 1/11/2006 3:28:18 AM EDT
Link Posted: 1/11/2006 9:18:28 AM EDT
Let me know if you all need receivers transfered for the kit's. If you all do at at once (i.e. same day & time) I'll give you a hell of a discount of the x'fer fee.


Steve
Hallmark Small Arms
804-986-7409
Link Posted: 1/11/2006 1:12:08 PM EDT
For anyone interested, I will be doing some builds monday morning. I figure I have the day off anyway, might as well build something, right? If anyone would like to come by to build an AK, just IM me and let me know, I will give you directions.

Chris
Link Posted: 1/15/2006 8:47:46 AM EDT
last chance for anyone to let me know wether or not you are going to show up, if you plan to be here, call me 757-589-2806 and let me know if I have to set my alarm or not.

Chris
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