AMD-65 Build - Kit Preperation


Preperation steps needed to get a AKM parts kit ready to build into a stamped receiver AK-47 style weapon.


Basic tools for pulling a barrel pin


Short bolt in socket used to start the barrel pin.


Barrel Pin setup


Barrel pin starter


Barrel Pin starter...


Starting the barrel pin


Barrel pin is started


Barrel pin is started


Final removal of the barrel pin


The pin is moving...


The barrel pin is out


Setup to press out the barrel


Side view of supported front trunion


Two pennies to protect the breach


Steel bar on pennies ready to press


Distance view of setup


The barrel is moving


The barrel is out


The barrel is out (still)


Chamber end of the barrel


Chamber end of the barrel


Front trunion without the barrel


The fate of the two pennies


The fate of the two pennies


The penny that saved the breach of the barrel


Reomoving the muzzle break spring and detent


Opposite side of the pin started


Spring and detent for muzzle break


Removing rivets fromn front trunion


The all important dremel tool


After the rivets are ground flat - center punch them


This rivet poped right out with the first blow


One rivet started


Second rivet is started


Rivets are started


Rivets are knocked out


Nice clean trunion holes - No rivet scrap


The rear trunion


The rear trunion - other side


Ready to dremel down the rivets


Rivets ground down - Center Punch them


Drilling the Rear rivets


The drilling of the rear trunion


Second hole


Holes on one side of rear trunion


Holes on opposite side


Smashing the rear trunions to get them out


Pounding the rivet


One hole squashed down


Redrilling the rivet


Back to the pounding


The rivets are gone!


The removed rivets from the reat trunion