I have successfully mated Colt parts to a Russian AK-47.
Arsenal SGL 21 AK-47 (Russian)
Ultimak Forward Optic Mount
Elzetta ZORM Offset Flashlight mount
Surefire G2-LED Flashlight
Vickers Combat Applications Sling (Multicam)
Universal Wire Loop (Short)
Krebs Custom Guns Mk VI Enhanced Safety Selector Lever
I v-notched the rear sight and used white paint pen to outline the notch as well as the front sight.
This rifle is set up exactly the same as my other Arsenal.
Arsenal SGL 21-71, Black Stockset Russian made stamped receiver, 7.62×39 caliber, chrome lined hammer forged barrel, front sight block with bayonet lug and 24×1.5 right-hand threads, muzzle brake, standard mil-spec. handguards with stainless steel heat shield and NATO length buttstock, 1000 meter rear sight leaf, scope rail, accessory lug.
• Caliber: 7.62 x 39 mm
• Total Length: 895 mm (35 1/4 in.)
• Barrel Length: 415 mm (16.3 in.)
• Rifling: 4 grooves
• Twist Rate: 1 in 240 mm (9.44 in.)
• Weight without Magazine: 3.24 kg (7.15 lbs.)
• Muzzle Velocity: 710 m/s (2,329 fps)
• Effective Range: 500 m (550 yds)
• Maximum Range: 1,350 m (1,480 yds)
• Rear Sight Range: 1000 m (1,094 yds)
Always good to have spare parts for your weapons.
I’m half tempted to keep it as-is. I like the classic look but I’ve already started with the cut down barrel and the comp. So, I’ve been secretly buying parts while Owen was putting it together.
The latest version of Russia’s world-famous Kalashnikov assault rifle, the AK-12, has shown up a range of problems during initial testing, the head of the weapons-making agency responsible for trials of the new gun said on Friday.