Now in this video he shows how he does the actual welding of the front trunnion. I will definitely post some videos on how to do rivet builds also. For guys looking to build authentic AKMs with sheet metal receivers that is the route to go. I’m not disparaging weld builds – I’ve done at least three that I can recall. For home builders you have three methods and they all work if you take your time to learn and then build them the right way – rivets (the traditional and proven best approach for full-auto military use), weld builds and screws.
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