That's who he uses for his builds right now and he hasn't had any he could sell extra for a while. It's probably why he decided to make his own.WC846 said:i hope he hurries up with those reveivers..i'll buy them from him..i've been waiting over a month to get mine from Ohio Ordnance..who knows when they will be shipping..
If you are going to have to go through all of that why not just bend you own like I do. I have built 2 OOw receivers and that was damn easy so easy in fact I may not bend any more.Abwehr said:I just completed a build for an AKM-74 on a Vulcan receiver. The receiver was very nice and most of the Trunnion holes lined up, but I did have to "egg" shape a couple for the Front Trunnion, but it was minor. The Magazine opening was very close and I did not have to do anythig to this area.
I have built 3, 7.62x39 rifles on the Vulcan receivers and all went well with the builds. Yes, I did heat treat the ejector on each of them, but that was no problem. On this build, there were two (2) areas that I did not like about the Vulcan receiver. Number One is the Rear Trunnion on the AKM-74 has a different hole location for the forward rivits and the receiver was drilled for an AKM-47 Rear Trunnion, so I had to drill an extra hole and fill in the hole that was not required. No big problem, but more work. Number Two was the major problem, The Lower Rails were too low! Since they were spot welded in, I bent the Lower Rails up a small amount to get the Bolt to slide into the Front Trunnion without any problem. I did not like doing this, but it was my only option short of cutting them out and rewelding/screwing them back in. Another probelm with the Lower Rails being low, was the magazine would not lock into position since the polymer magazines bottom out on the lower rails. After "adjusting the Lower Rails, the magazines did lock in place. They are tight in the Receiver and no wobble.
I plan to go to the range today and function test this rifle. It sure is a beauty, and the Vulcan receiver came already blued adn it matched the new Bulgarian kit perfectly. I reworked the new wood stocks and they are very pretty now. I hate the blond color wood on most of the guns. I tried to give the wood a nice warm brown color with a hint of red. If it shoots half as well as it looks, it is a keeper for sure!
I have 3 MAADIs that have the same gap on the selctor as the OOW ones......which makes me believe that maybe they used a MAADI receiver to copy theirs from......in anycase, other then the slight gap by the dust cover they work as like anyother AK, and quite frankly I would rather give money to OOW then hesse, or anybody that carries hesse products.DrugRunR said:The hesse receiver has the selector hole in the proper place unlike the OOW 7.62.