Any AK 47/74 gunsmith's in OR?

Discussion in 'Maintenance & Gunsmithing' started by mr11b, Jul 23, 2010.

  1. mr11b

    mr11b
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    I'm looking for someone in Oregon hopefully no further south than Salem who specializes in AK work. Any suggestions would be great :thumbup:
     
  2. Trlsmn

    Trlsmn
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    What is the problem, that will help with advice.
     
  3. mr11b

    mr11b
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    Good point :thumbup: No problems, just looking for someone to do Saiga conversions both in 12 gauge and 7.62x39. Looking to fit an original Bulgarian side folding stock to an AK74 stamped receiver currently fitted with a fixed stock. Hope that helps :)
     
  4. parsons_12b

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    762 llc jesse does great work
     
  5. huntpotter

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    Doesn't Stoner Arms do Saiga conversions?

    I know a bunch of shade tree gunsmiths that have done it. None I'ld reccomend.
     
  6. Deavis

    Deavis
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    Jesse at 762llc x 1000

    Nothing wrong with Stoner either.
     
  7. mr11b

    mr11b
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    Thanks, I'll check them out.
     
  8. parsons_12b

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    ya Stoner arms would be another good choice
     
  9. TonsOfOregonBrass

    TonsOfOregonBrass
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    northernbornrebel on the board here (stoner arms) does great work.
     
  10. KomradRazvan

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    Haven't used stoner, but I have used Jesse at 7.62. He does great work. I recommend him 100%.
     
  11. Fister35

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    Kevin at Ole's did a bit of work on a buddys AK 74 last year. Not sure what he had done but I havent heard any complaints.
     
  12. Trlsmn

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    Northernbornrebel (Stonerarms)in Salem does those.
     
  13. mudslinging79

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    no one mentioned roger at revelation arms??
     
  14. SICARIO

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    mr11b

    Got your PM and replied back:

    Here's some pics of guns I've worked on: NW Expeditions
     
  15. stitchclimber

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    I've seen some of matt's (northernbornrebels) finished work and its all top notch.
     
  16. wayoutwest

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    Jessie @ 762LLC....built me an excellent AKM
     
  17. mr11b

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    Thanks for all the input! I talked to Matt, Jesse, and Travis. Very informative and great guys, now I just have to figure out where to begin.... Thanks again!
     
  18. Unka-Boo

    Unka-Boo
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    NBR does awesome work, but he is goin in for shoulder surgery, so it may be awhile before hes up and running...

    Worth the wait tho.....
     
  19. bnr32gtr

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    I second this, but maybe I'm bias as I have helped him with the last few he's done and I do all the refinishing on the guns for him. He'll be back up and running, most likely with help in a couple weeks.

    If the OP is not in a hurry, it will be worth the wait! :thumbup:
     
  20. wired

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    Todd Koonce in Salem. Top notch AK work.
     

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