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I got her done! Thanks to HCPookie, 7.62X39 and many others who kindly offered help and guidance. Got the Russian AKM PLO kit from the Joeken group buy. Did a rivet built on an OOW receiver I got from Vector Arms, useing the "HCPookie bolt cutter riveters". US parts are; receiver, G2 fcg, Arsenal gas piston, followers and floor plates. Took it to the range yesterday and test fired it. Had some failures to eject till I removed the buffer, that it ran great. I know a lot of guys refinish the stock and metal on their builds, but I wanted it to have that real, lived-in, AK look, so I left all finishes as received. The receiver was in the white so I had it parked after I installed the trunions. It's not the prettiest, but it's the jewel of my collection. As I can't post pics here, I've included a link to that other site where it's easy to post pics.