Monthly Archives: April 2013

Update on the AK grip

In my last post, I failed to mention how these threaded wood inserts work and received some questions regarding them.  They are threaded on the outside and on the inside with a slot cut in one end for a screwdriver … Continue reading

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AK grip on a Mosin?

Yeah, I did it.  Teh STUPID project continues and now she’s rocking a sweet AK grip.  I used a threaded wood insert to provide the anchor point and it seems to have worked well.  In order to get it to … Continue reading

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Dear Santa Claus,

This is all I want for Christmas:   Dive! Dive!

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Supply sorta meeting demand..

If only the manufacturers would look at their products before shipping them out.  It’s amazing how fast QC goes out the window when people are throwing exorbitant amounts of money at you just so they can “get their rifle before … Continue reading

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More progress on the STUPID carbine

Well, I went ahead and removed the front sight/bayonet lug sleeve from the barrel of the Type53.  I had set aside a couple hours to do this, and I was surprised when it came off so easily.  I had heard … Continue reading

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Cosmo-Clean

I got started on the STUPID project and the first thing, of course, was to remove the cosmoline and get her all cleaned up.  Now, there are so many different methods out there and I don’t pretend to know the … Continue reading

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Teh STUPID came home

With her sentence served in gun jail, my Type 53 came home with me on the 19th.  I find it rather fitting that I physically got a new rifle on the 238th anniversary of the opening shots of the Revolutionary … Continue reading

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