AK47 Magazine Parts

 

AK47 Magazine Parts Overview

  • AK47 Magazine Body *
  • AK47 Magazine Spring
  • AK47 Magazine Follower *
  • AK47 Base Plate Retainer
  • AK74 Base Plate Retainer
  • AK47 Magazine Floorplate *

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The Parts that are on the list of US / Imported Parts List are highlighted

AK47 Magazine Parts
AK47 Magazine Body

OK this is an AK74 mag body, but it’s close to the AK47. The body is either plastic or metal, imported or US made. All seem to be about the same, buy the ones that are legal in your area and look cool to you.

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

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Ammo & the AK47 Magazine
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For a step by step
AK47 Magazine Disassembly
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AK47 Magazine Spring

That’s the spring if it wasn’t obvious >>

AK47 Magazine Spring
AK47 Magazine Spring
AK47 Magazine Follower
AK47 Magazine Follower
AK47 Magazine FollowerThis part sit on top the spring and pushes the rounds up the magazine into place for the bolt carrierOne of the parts on the 922(r) Compliant US parts count list
AK47 Base Plate Retainer
AK47 Base Plate Retainer
AK47 Base Plate Retainer

This part clips on the last few loops of the spring and creates a flat plate for thefloorplate to lock into the AK47 is flat, the AK74 has the shark fin looking thing on it.

AK74 Base Plate retainer
AK74 Base Plate Retainer
AK74 Base Plate RetainerThis part clips on the last few loops of the spring and creates a flat plate for thefloorplate to lock into the AK47 is flat, the AK74 has the shark fin looking thing on it.
AK47 Magazine Floorplate
AK47 Magazine Floorplate
AK47 Magazine FloorplateOne of the parts on the 922(r) Compliant US parts count list

 

AK47 Magazine Body *<br /><br />
AK47 Magazine Spring<br /><br />
AK47 Magazine Follower *<br /><br />
AK47 Base Plate Retainer<br /><br />
AK74 Base Plate Retainer<br /><br />
AK47 Magazine Floorplate * </p><br />
<p>* - One of the parts on the 922(r) Compliant US parts count list

 

AK47 Magazine Follower * </p><br />
<p>This part sit on top the spring and pushes the rounds up the magazine into place for the bolt carrier</p><br />
<p>* - One of the parts on the 922(r) Compliant US parts count list

 

To clean or repair the AK47 box magazine you’ll need to take it apart. It’s easy once you see how. Here are the steps

How to disassemble an AK47 Magazine

The few basic parts of a typical 30 round AK47 magazine; the box (magazine body), spring, follower, and bottom plate
The few basic parts of a typical 30 round AK47 magazine;
the box (magazine body), spring, follower, and bottom plate

Use a bullet to push in the button on the bottom of the AK47 magazine
Use a bullet to push in the button on the bottom of the AK47 magazine.
Once the button is pushed in push the edge of the magazine bottom plate with your thumb
Once the button is pushed in push the edge of the magazine bottom plate with your thumb
Use the bullet in the hole as a handle and continue to slide the bottom plate back
Use the bullet in the hole as a handle and continue to slide the bottom plate back
Sometimes the bottom plate is too stiff for this technique, you could also try a screwdriver
Sometimes the bottom plate is too stiff for this technique, you could also try a screwdriver
As you pull the bottom plate off, be aware the spring inside the magazine is still compressed and will pop out as soon as the bottom plate is removed.

As you pull the bottom plate off, be aware the spring inside the magazine is still compressed and will pop out as soon as the bottom plate is removed.

As you pull the bottom plate off, be aware the spring inside the magazine is still compressed and will pop out as soon as the bottom plate is removed.

The AK47 magazine with the bottom plate removed.
The AK47 magazine with the bottom plate removed.
The AK47 magazine with the follower and spring removed from the box
The AK47 magazine with the follower and spring removed from the box.
You can see where the spring is clipped on to the follower.
You can see where the spring isclipped on to the follower.
You can see where the spring is clipped on to the follower.
Just pinch the last two rings of the spring together and pull the spring out.
Just pinch the last two rings of the spring together and pull the spring out.
This is to illustrate how the pinch technique is applied tot he AK47 magazine spring
This is to illustrate how the pinch technique is applied tot he AK47 magazine spring
Use a US made follower in all your AK47 magazines and you'll be ahead of the game as far as the number of US parts.

This is to illustrate how the pinch technique is applied to the AK47 magazine spring

With the original follower removed, reverse the process to put the magazine back together.

Use a US made follower in all your AK47 magazines and you’ll be ahead of the game as far as the number of US parts.

The bottom side of the spring holds another plate that is held on with similar clips. This bottom of this plate becomes the button we started with.
The bottom side of the spring holds another plate that is held on with similar clips. This bottom of this plate becomes the button we started with.

The few basic parts of a typical 30 round AK47 magazine; the box (magazine body), spring, follower, and bottom plate

The few basic parts of a typical 30 round AK47 magazine;
the box (magazine body), spring, follower, and bottom plate