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Old 10-09-2017, 06:49 PM   #1
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Default Yeaman's m-72 build

Done. just picked up today. Was a super nice numerich kit (from the last sale), recreator rcvr, and ak-b barrel. Love it Matt. Thanks.










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Old 10-09-2017, 06:57 PM   #2
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Very nice, clean rifle.
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Old 10-09-2017, 10:05 PM   #3
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Nice rifle! Matt is the man. He did an AK-55 for me a few years back, still my favorite!

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Old 10-09-2017, 10:14 PM   #4
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Hey, what kind of scope rail is that?

Will a Romy AK rail work well for these guns? And what scope & mount will you use? M72B1 is heavy duty. Thanks to Numrich for making these available.
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Old 10-09-2017, 11:13 PM   #5
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Beautiful. Matt does nice work.
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Old 10-10-2017, 12:39 AM   #6
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nice man, I dig it.
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Old 10-10-2017, 11:27 AM   #7
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they are sweet shooters!
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Old 10-10-2017, 04:53 PM   #8
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Great looking gun.
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Old 10-10-2017, 05:29 PM   #9
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Nice...real nice.
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Old 10-10-2017, 07:16 PM   #10
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Beautiful. I like the side rail, I plan to do that on my M72 carbine that I'm putting together.
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Old 10-10-2017, 07:45 PM   #11
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What type of AKB barrel did you use? (chrome lined, Nitride). I have a chrome lined barrel that will not take the bluing. Receiver blued nicely, but the Oxpho-Blue doesn't work for some reason on the barrel.
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Hey, what kind of scope rail is that?
I believe it is a bulgarian (or a copy). I mounted a PA ACSS on a MI rail.
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Looking' good! Are you going to refinish?
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I believe it is a bulgarian (or a copy). I mounted a PA ACSS on a MI rail.
Nice Rifle!

pics of it with the scope mounted too pretty please
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Old 10-10-2017, 09:24 PM   #15
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What type of AKB barrel did you use?
It is the nitride barrel. sorry to hear about your frustrations.


I'll get a pic with ACSS up tomorrow.
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Does the sling swivel interfere with sliding the optic mount on at all?
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Dude that thing is super sweet! Love the rail ... nice touch.

An M72 has been at the top of my list for next purchase. Yours turned out wonderfully.
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Does the sling swivel interfere with sliding the optic mount on at all?
No sir, there is enough room.


Pic added as well Lane.
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Looking' good! Are you going to refinish?
I think I'll see what touching up the rcvr looks like with oxpho first. I really like the M72 parts finish
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Very nice!!
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sweet!
Thanks man.

I know it isn't "correct" but it turned out pretty darn nice.
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I think I'll see what touching up the rcvr looks like with oxpho first. I really like the M72 parts finish
Interested in how that works. Tough to get that worn look.
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Interested in how that works. Tough to get that worn look.
Scratch pad, steel wool, or sandpaper.

Or conversely you could just use the hell out of it.
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Sweet piece billydonk.

Matt certainly does superb work.
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hopefully this means he will have my yugo done soon.
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Matt did a great job.....congrats on your M72...lots of ammo to send down range...jus sayin
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