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If you own an AK you probably know about most of these sites...

Sorted by category; some may be listed more than once.  Have a link?  Email it to me!

  • Parts & Parts Kit Sources
  • Tools, Tooling, and Raw Materials
  • Reference Sites
  • Forums
  • Scopes & Optics
  • Other sites

 

My Skydrive File and Picture Site

 

Parts & Parts Kit Sources

Tantal's AK site (Tantal is the "original" AK parts supplier)

DPH Arms

Winslow Armory

First Son Enterprises (FSE)

Global Trades (dead site)

AA-OK

K-Var (items are often pricey, but a good selection and service)

RedStar Arms (adjustable trigger sets, among other things)

Blackjack Buffers - Randy provides Great quality and service - also made my custom order FNC buffer, which I helped him to build! :)

Rusmilitary (UK-based retailer for some hard to find items and gear.  Oleg is great to work with and ships fast!)

Ironwood Designs (US-built wood stocks and grips)

Sarco

Northridge

Ohio Rapid Fire

 

 

 

Tools, Tooling, and Raw Materials

NOTE: While this list is not comprehensive, those sites that claim or imply ownership of other people's work or ideas will not be listed!

Harbor Freight  (import-quality tools of questionable-to-adequate quality.  Best source for cheap bolt cutters)

Online Metals

Speedy Metals

Lauer Custom Weaponry - home of Duracoat paints!

 

 

Reference Sites

Tantal's AK site (one of the best reference sites)

AK-103 from Kalashnikov site

AK-103 reference info at Modern Firearms & Ammo site

Russian Kalashnikov Site

SKS AK Magazine Conversion Guide

 

 

Forums

  Gunco's FREE build forum ...good place - my normal stomping ground... I'm member #10 ;)

  GNA - Guns and Ammunition, aka Gun Nuts Anonymous

TheAKForum.net

AK Files  - the FAL FILES forum for AK family rifles

AK-47.net  - the AR15.com forum for AK family rifles

Gunsnet AK-47 build forum  (diminishing in significance since they initiated a "pay to play" policy a few years ago)

 

 

Scopes & Optics

http://www.snipercountry.com/PX/IOR_Scopes.asp

http://www.kalinkaoptics.com 

http://www.rugift.com

 

Other Links

soviet-propoganda.com = vests, pouches, etc.

 


screws:
http://www.gunsnet.net/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=87143

http://www.gunsnet.net/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=118932

Parts kit built:
http://www.geocities.com/homebrewkits2000/Cover.html

http://geocities.com/partskitbuild/akm.html

Silver solder:
http://www.cruffler.com/trivia-April01-assembly.html#MuzzleDeviceInstallation

http://www.silversupplies.com/catalog/metals/silver_solder/solder.shtml#page_index

misc:

http://forums.accuratereloading.com/eve

http://antiquereloadingtools.org/index.html

http://www.shotgunworld.com/bbs/index.php?c=4

http://forums.shotgunsports.com/categories.cfm?catid=49&STARTPAGE=2&FTVAR_FORUMVIEWTMP=Linear

http://www.blue-star-inc.com/catalog/ofrbrass.htm

http://www.trapshooters.com/rlcalcadv.htm

http://www.handloads.com/calc/loadingCosts.asp

http://demigodllc.com/~zak/firearms/6.8SPC/faq.php