AK Receivers

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  Here is some basic AK47 receiver information in a quick AK47 Receiver overview and run down of the basic AK47 Receiver facts

  • AK47 Receivers
  • Partial (80%) AK47 Receivers
  • AK47 Receivers – Milled
  • AK47 Receivers – Stamped
  • AK47 Receiver Parts

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AK47 Receivers

Partial (80%) Receivers
AK47 Receiver – Milled *
AK47 Receiver – Stamped *
AK47 Receiver Parts

AK47 Rear Trunnion *
AK47 Front Trunnion *
AK47 Bolt Carrier Rails
AK47 Receiver Rivets
AK47 Trigger Guard
Selector Lever Stop
Magazine Catch
Magazine Catch Spring
AK47 Receiver Cover
Receiver Cover – w/ rails
Recoil Spring Assembly
Spring Retaining Clip

AK47 Receivers

There are two types of AK47 Receiver; Milled AK47 Receivers and Stamped AK47 Receivers

Milled AK47 Receiver
Milled AK47 Receiver
Stamped AK47 Receiver
Stamped AK47 Receiver
Partial (80%) AK47 Receivers
Flat with holes - Partial AK47 Receiver
Flat with holes – Partial AK47 Receiver
Flat w/ Holes – 80% AK47 Receiver

The most common type of partial AK47 to start a build with. Tools & skills are required to correctly bend this type of receiver but it creates the most realistic AK47 when finished. Holes are typically correct if bending was successful and accurate. Dimples vary depending on producer, most flats with holes have dimples of some kind. These need to be heat treated once assembled.

This in not yet an AK47 part. Once it’s bent, rails added, and supports installed it officially becomes an AK47 rifle or AK47 pistol Receiver

Laser Cut - Partial AK47 Receiver
Laser Cut – Partial AK47 Receiver
Laser Cut Flat – 80% AK47 Receiver

A flat receiver with all the holes in place. This example has no dimples. and the folds are cut with a laser with small tabs left uncut to keep the parts in place. These flats are bent to shape and a tight weld is run down the edges where typical receivers are folded.

This in not yet an AK47 part. Once it’s bent, rails added, and supports installed it officially becomes an AK47 rifle or AK47 pistol Receiver

Bent Tube - Partial AK47 Receiver
Bent Tube – Partial AK47 Receiver
Bent Tube – Partial AK47 Receiver

These tubes are for builders who do not want to bend their receiver. These still need to have the rails installed, and holes need to be cut for the pins, magazine, selector switch, etc.  Once finished, these need to be heat treated  It’s difficult to add the magazine well dimples on this type of receiver.

This in not yet an AK47 part. Once the holes are drilled , rails added, and supports installed it officially becomes an AK47 rifle or AK47 pistol Receiver

AK47 Receivers – Milled

Milled AK47 Receiver - Fixed Stock

One of the parts on the 922(r) Compliant US parts count list

Milled AK47 Receiver - Fixed Stock

Milled AK47 Receiver - Side Folding Stock

Milled AK47 Receiver - Side Folding Stock

Milled AK47 Receiver - Under Folding Stock

Milled AK47 Receiver - Under Folding Stock

AK47 Receivers – Stamped

Stamped AK47 Receiver - Straight Cut

One of the parts on the 922(r) Compliant US parts count list

Stamped AK47 Receiver - Straight Cut

Stamped AK47 Receiver - Underfolder

Stamped AK47 Receiver - Underfolder

AK47 Receiver Parts
AK47 Front Trunnion
AK47 Front Trunnion

AK47 Front Trunnion

This part holds the barrel to the AK47 receiver and holds the receiver together. It also helps hold the rear sight block. The two lower holes are for rivets through the receiver the hole up top is for the barrel pin

One of the parts on the 922(r) Compliant US parts count list

AK47 Rear Trunnion
AK47 Rear Trunnion

AK47 Rear Trunnion

This part holds the AK47 receiver together as well as holds the stock in place. The rear AK47 trunnion also has a channel for the recoil assembly which locks into that channel and snaps the receiver cover in place. Pictured is a top view of a typical stamped AK47 receiver rear trunion, the two holes to the left are for the stock screws

One of the parts on the 922(r) Compliant US parts count list

AK47 Bolt Carrier Rails
AK47 Bolt Carrier Rails
AK47 Bolt Carrier Rails

This rails are placed inside the receiver channel and guide the bolt carrier through it’s range of motion. The rail on the left side also engages the extractor

AK47 Receiver Rivets
AK47 Receiver Rivets

These rivets hold the AK47 receiver to the trunions and the trigger guard to the AK47 receiver

Selector Lever Stop
Selector Lever Stop
Selector Lever Stop

These rivets hold the AK47 receiver to the trunions and the trigger guard to the AK47 receiver

AK47 Trigger guard
AK47 Trigger guard -Stamped

AK47 Trigger Guard

<<  Stamped Receiver AK47 Trigger Guard.
ON a milled AK47 receiver they look like this  .>>

AK47 Trigger guard - Milled
AK47 Trigger guard – Milled
Magazine Catch
Magazine Catch
Magazine Catch

This is the lever that holds & releases the magazine

Magazine Catch Spring
Magazine Catch Spring
Magazine Catch Spring

This spring pushes the magazine catch

Magazine Catch Pin
Magazine Catch Pin
Magazine Catch Pin

This holds the magazine catch

AK47 Receiver Cover
AK47 Receiver Cover
AK47 Receiver Cover
AK47 Receiver Cover

This is a standard AK47 receiver cover. Some also have ridges, After market versions have sight / light rails attached tot he receiver cover. These tend to be less useful than scope mounts that attach to the receiver foresight block

AK47 Receiver Cover

AK47 .22 call trainer receiver cover
AK47 .22 call trainer receiver cover

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