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Picking out an AK-47 parts kit

Discussion in 'Rifle Discussion' started by tuckerha, Jan 20, 2009.

  1. tuckerha

    tuckerha Tucson, Arizona Member

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    Well, looking at parts kits, It's obvious there are less and less on the market these days. Still, I want one. But I am always seeing kits with a "new" barrel" or no barrel. Is there and advantage or disadvantage of getting one of these? Are they harder or easier to put together?

    Thanks,
    Tucker
     
  2. coctailer

    coctailer Portland, OR/Hastings, MI/Vancouver,WA I run with scissors.

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    Matching numbers with original barrel.

    That is the one to get.

    You can go the new barrel route if you are an experienced machinist.
     
  3. Contract_Pilot

    Contract_Pilot Vancouver, Washington Active Member

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    Agree Agree!!
     
  4. earnie

    earnie seattle New Member

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    these are still out there whatacountry.com still sells these numbers matching with barrels still in them, not too horribly priced