Looking for barrel threading dies / tools Mak90

Discussion in 'Maintenance & Gunsmithing' started by Vanillagerrilla, Aug 20, 2012.

  1. Vanillagerrilla

    Vanillagerrilla
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    Does anyone have a die and tools for threading an AK47 barrel for 1/2" - 28
    I will rent / buy the tools
    Thanks
     
  2. gophishhhh

    gophishhhh
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    any industrial tool house can get you a die nut, but this is really not the proper way to do muzzle threading.
     
  3. Mark W.

    Mark W.
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    First of all the diameter of the section being threaded has to be the right diameter for the threads. You can't just thread anything bigger to 1/2-28 which pretty much means a lathe and at the very least diassembly of the rifle to a bare receiver (much better bare barrel) and the lathe will have to have a larger enough pass through in the headstock to have the barrel pass through it.
     
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    DoubleTapDrew
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    I think AKs (at least the 7.62x39 variety) are usually threaded to M14x1.0 Left Handed threads. But if you are cutting your own you could go with a more American 5/8x24 RH (like if you had a .30 cal suppressor you wanted to use on multiple guns).
     
  6. Vanillagerrilla

    Vanillagerrilla
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    My Mak90 has had the threads turned down that were on it originally.
    I just want to put a slant brake on it.
     

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