GUN Building an AK

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  1. Paintballer

    Paintballer Choo Choooo....

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    Has anyone on here built an AK?

    Would it be cheaper to build one or just buy one used or new?
     
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    I bought a WASR-10 for 300+tax at a local store. Probably won't get much cheaper than that.
     
  3. Paintballer

    Paintballer Choo Choooo....

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    Was that used or new?
     
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    Used, but it was in very good shape and the magazine fit tight and it has no trigger slap. I guess I got lucky with mine. :dunno:
     
  5. 2L Bunny

    2L Bunny "It's only a Rabbit"

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    I built one, but that was because AMD's weren't available ready to go. You can save money, but the cost is negated with tools.
     
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    building it yourself (and buying all the tools etc) is probably only worth it if you are going to be building a bunch of them. Otherwise, either have a smith build it or get a factory rifle.
     
  7. TL1000RSquid

    TL1000RSquid ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    :werd:

    You wont be breaking even unless your building atleast 5 of them or so.
     
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    striker754 Chillin

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    nah you can build them way cheap. look around online for a build party near you.
     
  9. BigBadJohn

    BigBadJohn Pay-back time OT Supporter

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    If you decide to build your own, I have a jig Im not using anymore and some leftover flats

    $100 for the jig and $40 for 4 Tapco flats if youre interested
     
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    :werd: if you find a build party nearby it can be a great deal to build your own. Most of the guys that do it have all the tools and know how everything works.
     
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    Link to assembly instructions?

    I just want to see what's involved.
     
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    I shared a video, but its floating around somewhere.
     
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    http://ar15.com/forums/forum.html?b=4&f=51 Look through the stickies there should give ya an idea of what it takes.
     
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    :coold: Thanks.

    There is alot involved in putting one togather.
     
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    I still have that how to build an AK video hosted if anyone needs a copy.
     
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    I'll watch it.
     
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    fatmoocow bored OT Supporter

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    You can build one for about the same price as buying one, and it is a lot of fun
     
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    PM sent...
     
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    pm please
     
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