Thread: AK-45
View Single Post
Old 02-06-2008, 06:42 PM   #24
server is busy-try again later
a-kmanator's Avatar
AKaholic #: 7569
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: 100 yards to your right...If you can read this..You're in Range...
Posts: 5,999

Originally Posted by USGIgunsmith
Nice build!

I can see that you chopped the bolt and lengthened the bolt carrier. And then welded to two together. So the overall length of the remains the same and the standard FCG pin locations can be used.

I am clueless about one detail I see in the photos.

Why was it necessary to cut back the top cover opening?

Is this because you used the standard ejector location and not an extended ejector location? Or some other reason?
Thanks to all!yes,the ejector is standard,the cover was opened for ejection clearence,to do over i would move ejector & bolt foward here is another shot...kman
this shows standard bolt top
modified blow back bolt bottom with 'ear' added to fill in opened cover

this is bolt closed

bolt opened
a-kmanator is offline   Reply With Quote