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Old 03-21-2018, 10:04 PM   #36
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Lol!!! I’m actually teaching the local firearm store owner how to build an AK due to his smith that he hired a year ago doen’t know anything about building AK’s and WON’T touch any AK smith work. .

Under my guidence, we should be done with his FIRST AK build for a customer tomrrow morning.
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Old 03-22-2018, 06:35 AM   #37
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Lol!!! Im actually teaching the local firearm store owner how to build an AK due to his smith that he hired a year ago doent know anything about building AKs and WONT touch any AK smith work. .

Under my guidence, we should be done with his FIRST AK build for a customer tomrrow morning.
Hah!
Very cool.

I could see how it could be intimidating if you didn't know where to look.
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Old 03-22-2018, 07:02 AM   #38
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Some excellent building tips to pick up from this OP.
Thanks for raising the bar, your rifle reflects your spirit.
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Old 03-22-2018, 12:05 PM   #39
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I love build threads from Island! Beautiful rifle.
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Old 03-22-2018, 12:10 PM   #40
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Old 03-22-2018, 02:28 PM   #41
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Great lookin rifle. I really like the shorties. What brake is that?

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Excellent work as always! I want to build my a pinned and welded 14.5 from a kit, just don't have the tools or knowledge.
If you are close enough, Im sure we could hack one together.
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Old 03-22-2018, 02:38 PM   #42
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Excellent rifle as usual Island. Nice work.
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Old 03-22-2018, 06:49 PM   #43
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Great lookin rifle. I really like the shorties. What brake is that?
That is the JMAC Customs RRD-4C slim break.

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Excellent rifle as usual Island. Nice work.
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Old 03-23-2018, 09:56 AM   #44
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Lol!!! Im actually teaching the local firearm store owner how to build an AK due to his smith that he hired a year ago doent know anything about building AKs and WONT touch any AK smith work. .

Under my guidence, we should be done with his FIRST AK build for a customer tomrrow morning.
Which shop? All American Armory?
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Old 03-23-2018, 11:57 AM   #45
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Great build, thank you very much for all the photos!
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Old 03-23-2018, 12:30 PM   #46
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Iislandfocus2, nicely done, once again. I enjoy your build threads. That rifle is definitely a keeper.




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Great lookin rifle. I really like the shorties. What brake is that?

If you are close enough, I’m sure we could hack one together.
Nice work. I did a very similar gas block/front sight modification on a few rifles...





This last one was pretty cool, but I almost barf every time I see that Zhukov handguard.

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Old 03-23-2018, 03:55 PM   #47
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Which shop? All American Armory?
Tenex Inc, in Blaine, WA. Just completed the build yesterday morning :-)
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Old 03-25-2018, 03:39 PM   #48
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Awesome build!
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Old 03-25-2018, 07:21 PM   #49
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Some nice work there.
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