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Changing barrel on AK-47

magripamagripa Member Posts: 47 ✭✭

Have Romanian AK-47 WASR-10 and would like to replace original barrel with US made 21” Tabuk barrel. Is it possible to do that and if yes can you recommend gunsmith?


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    Anti KueAnti Kue Member Posts: 197 ✭✭✭

    Most AK barrels are pressed in and pinned. You have to press out the pin then the barrel. Have the new barrel pressed in ( checking for head space while doing this) then redrill the pin hole and press in the pin. Not very difficult if you have the right equipment. Don't know any Gunsmiths that do this but you might be able to do a web search to find one.

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    tsavo303tsavo303 Member Posts: 8,905 ✭✭✭

    Why? Cheaper to buy the one you want

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