1. Welcome to Tacoma World!

    You are currently viewing as a guest! To get full-access, you need to register for a FREE account.

    As a registered member, you’ll be able to:
    • Participate in all Tacoma discussion topics
    • Communicate privately with other Tacoma owners from around the world
    • Post your own photos in our Members Gallery
    • Access all special features of the site

Who has an AK (and variants)?

Discussion in 'Guns & Hunting' started by GWinstead, Oct 4, 2012.

  1. Jul 2, 2013 at 5:20 AM
    #141
    StZu

    StZu Where the White Women At?

    Joined:
    Jan 5, 2010
    Member:
    #28795
    Messages:
    1,164
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Richard
    Dallas Texas
    Vehicle:
    08 Prerunner Texas Edition
    my bad.
     
  2. Jul 2, 2013 at 5:49 AM
    #142
    Sleeper362

    Sleeper362 One Convenient Locations ......In Africa

    Joined:
    Mar 20, 2011
    Member:
    #53374
    Messages:
    647
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Corporal
    K-Vegas NC
    Vehicle:
    06 SR5 4X4 DC Shortbed
    My Yugo M70AB2 built on a 1.6 mil reciever. Non chrome barrel has this thing accurate as hell. Its my one and only AK47, its also the gun that rests under my bed at night.

    [​IMG]
     
  3. Jul 2, 2013 at 7:52 AM
    #143
    VirginiaBound

    VirginiaBound Whyareyoureadingthis?

    Joined:
    Jun 22, 2009
    Member:
    #18755
    Messages:
    7,195
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Sam I am, green eggs and ham
    North of Maine, South of Spain
    Nice. :drool:

    What grip are you running?
     
  4. Jul 2, 2013 at 11:18 AM
    #144
    Sleeper362

    Sleeper362 One Convenient Locations ......In Africa

    Joined:
    Mar 20, 2011
    Member:
    #53374
    Messages:
    647
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Corporal
    K-Vegas NC
    Vehicle:
    06 SR5 4X4 DC Shortbed
    Tapco garbage it came with along with a tapco G2 trigger it came with. Its not that bad in all reality. /wish the trigger was double hook instead of single hook.
     
  5. Jul 2, 2013 at 11:34 AM
    #145
    Alderleet

    Alderleet Ace of Spades

    Joined:
    Oct 16, 2011
    Member:
    #65324
    Messages:
    1,133
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Nick
    Salty Hell
    Vehicle:
    '00 Acc Cab TRD 4x4
    You wont gain a damn thing going with a double over a single.

    I had this exact discussion with Jim Fuller at rifle dynamics.

    in every example, the tolerances get stacked and the second hook gets nullified fairly quickly.

    Example:

    How perpendicular are the trigger group holes, to the receiver? If they are the slightest bit off, that adds slight cant. (most notable in a stamped receiver)

    How precise is the grind on the sear engagement face, on the hammer? Are they perfectly parallel?

    How parallel is the grind on the trigger hooks themselves?

    If the world was 100% perfect, the engagement would be equal between both hooks. Since the world likes to piss on our plans, more often things arent perfect.

    If the drill bit walked slightly, if the hammer face isnt parallel, if the trigger hooks arent perfectly parallel, if the holes egged slightly, if the pivot pin sleeve was drilled ever so slightly off center, ect. The 2nd hook wont make a damn bit of difference.

    Its the same reason people never use adapters when attaching suppressors to weapons. the tolerances are so extremely close, that adding more tolerance to the existing tolerances, sometimes ends with a baffle strike.

    In this case, you'd spend money on a double hook, and still be effectively engaging with only 1 of the hooks. the 2nd would be for show...
     
    Last edited: Jul 2, 2013
  6. Jul 2, 2013 at 7:27 PM
    #146
    45longcolt

    45longcolt Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 1, 2007
    Member:
    #3663
    Messages:
    672
    DFW Area
    Vehicle:
    08, Double cab, 4WD, Off Road, Tow,
    Wrap that stock with paracord, sure makes the cheek feel better to touch paracord than scalding or freezing metal. Follow the link then scroll down to "make a Paracord cheek rest".

    http://home.roadrunner.com/~m70AK3/M70.htm
     
  7. Jul 3, 2013 at 1:29 PM
    #147
    Sleeper362

    Sleeper362 One Convenient Locations ......In Africa

    Joined:
    Mar 20, 2011
    Member:
    #53374
    Messages:
    647
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Corporal
    K-Vegas NC
    Vehicle:
    06 SR5 4X4 DC Shortbed
    Already wrapped it, this is an old picture of her. I am looking at this and realizing that I haven't shot her in a while, I think its time to fix that. I will try to get some more recent pictures of it up in a bit.
     
  8. Jul 3, 2013 at 1:46 PM
    #148
    ColoradoTaco

    ColoradoTaco Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Sep 6, 2010
    Member:
    #42819
    Messages:
    280
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Ryan
    Boulder
    Vehicle:
    2013 DCSB OFFROAD
    [​IMG]

    Romanian SAR - 1 ....don't understand all the hype on the AR platform so you can put crap on it....most that crap requires batteries.....
     
  9. Jul 3, 2013 at 1:49 PM
    #149
    WhatThePho?

    WhatThePho? Greg Graffin 2016

    Joined:
    Jun 30, 2009
    Member:
    #19096
    Messages:
    5,497
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Andre
    HCMC, VN
    Vehicle:
    2006 STi
    The things required to pull bitches
    You can put all that crap on an ak as well.
     
  10. Jul 3, 2013 at 5:30 PM
    #150
    Rmodel65

    Rmodel65 Yukon Cornelius

    Joined:
    Oct 1, 2010
    Member:
    #44090
    Messages:
    2,283
    Gender:
    Male
    Jawja
    Vehicle:
    1996 Yota 4x4
    Viper Red paint
    im itching bad for a saiga prices are returning to normal the first one in 7.62x39 for like 399$ ill be buying it
     
  11. Jul 3, 2013 at 6:07 PM
    #151
    WhatThePho?

    WhatThePho? Greg Graffin 2016

    Joined:
    Jun 30, 2009
    Member:
    #19096
    Messages:
    5,497
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Andre
    HCMC, VN
    Vehicle:
    2006 STi
    The things required to pull bitches
    I'm right there with you on that.
     
  12. Jul 3, 2013 at 6:13 PM
    #152
    pittim

    pittim Play stupid games, win stupid prizes

    Joined:
    May 28, 2008
    Member:
    #6939
    Messages:
    11,497
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Tim
    IN, PA
    Vehicle:
    Dented and rusty
    Pink slider.
    Don't know if you're interested in shipping one, but I can run up to the shop I bought my converted from and see his prices. Dec 2012 I got a converted one for $550, unconverted was either 400 or 450.
     
  13. Jul 3, 2013 at 7:31 PM
    #153
    Rmodel65

    Rmodel65 Yukon Cornelius

    Joined:
    Oct 1, 2010
    Member:
    #44090
    Messages:
    2,283
    Gender:
    Male
    Jawja
    Vehicle:
    1996 Yota 4x4
    Viper Red paint
    where in PA is the shop??? i might be going to Philly this summer ive got my LTCF i wonder if being out of state it still exempts me from doing the instant background check??
     
  14. Jul 3, 2013 at 7:47 PM
    #154
    pittim

    pittim Play stupid games, win stupid prizes

    Joined:
    May 28, 2008
    Member:
    #6939
    Messages:
    11,497
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Tim
    IN, PA
    Vehicle:
    Dented and rusty
    Pink slider.
    It's in Home, PA. Having a LTCF doesn't exempt you from going thru PICS (PA Instant check system) so you'd have to have it sent to a FFL near you.
     
  15. Oct 1, 2013 at 8:45 PM
    #155
    AzogSS

    AzogSS Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 26, 2009
    Member:
    #21829
    Messages:
    2,398
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Andy
    Soda City, SC
    Vehicle:
    2008 Pick-em-up-truck
    Ultimate Tailgate Machine
    [​IMG]
    New build thanks to Innovative Arms, SC.
    Class III tax stamp in hand.
     
    Last edited: Oct 1, 2013
  16. Oct 2, 2013 at 12:08 AM
    #156
    blackhawke88

    blackhawke88 wo ai ni bao bei ^_^

    Joined:
    Jan 11, 2009
    Member:
    #12478
    Messages:
    16,878
    Gender:
    Male
    SGV, CA
    Vehicle:
    07 TRD Offroad
    ^ thats freakin hot! I want the same thing but with an integrated front site post gas block
     
  17. Dec 6, 2013 at 8:33 PM
    #157
    JRFugitt

    JRFugitt Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Oct 11, 2012
    Member:
    #88749
    Messages:
    559
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Justin
    Texas
    Vehicle:
    '13 PreRunner V6
    Can someone post a link for a drilling template? Every search I do is a dead end. Thanks
     
  18. Jan 13, 2014 at 6:03 AM
    #158
    shotgunshooter3

    shotgunshooter3 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 29, 2009
    Member:
    #16564
    Messages:
    250
    Gender:
    Male
    Vehicle:
    14 DCSB 4x4 SR5 Blue Ribbon Metallic
    Waffen Werks AK-74

    ImageUploadedByTapatalk1389621821.282793.jpg
     
  19. Jul 27, 2014 at 11:30 AM
    #159
    95 taco

    95 taco Redneck rich

    Joined:
    May 3, 2012
    Member:
    #78175
    Messages:
    10,692
    Gender:
    Male
    South Miss.
    Vehicle:
    2003 4x4 TRD SR5
    OME 883 front, OMD 3.5" rear Relentless front bumper
    Looking at 2 AK style weapons.
    Century Arms M70 AB2 Underfolder 7.62x39mm
    and
    Century International Arms VZ2008 Sporter Rifle 7.62x39

    I know the sporter uses proprietary mags, does the m70 use standard AK mags?
     
  20. Jul 27, 2014 at 12:00 PM
    #160
    45longcolt

    45longcolt Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Dec 1, 2007
    Member:
    #3663
    Messages:
    672
    DFW Area
    Vehicle:
    08, Double cab, 4WD, Off Road, Tow,
    Yes the M70 uses standard mags but the Yugo mags actually had a different type of follower that stopped the bolt from closing after the last round was fired. They then notched the safety lever to hold the bolt open so a fresh mag could be inserted. Slide the safety lever down to load a round. It is a neat bolt hold open procedure even if it is a little manual with the safety lever notch. But any AK magazine works in them. That M70 was one of the best designed AK's ever made. Check my link out;

    http://home.roadrunner.com/~m70AK3/M70.htm
     
To Top