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starphish
02-15-2008, 11:25 PM
:tank: hey i just got my ak barrel in and the balls i was using seem to be a little to big anybody got an ak barrel if so what kinda paint u using?

Mascman
02-18-2008, 09:59 AM
I assume you are talking about the BT AK47?

The site says the combat barrel system is .692, which I assume the AK barrel is the same.

I'm using Recon balls from Wal-mart for the STOCK barrel and they are working great. Right now it is more accurate than the AK barrel.

In the AK, they seem like a tight fit.

Doing a fit test, some got stuck in the barrel...had to take a rod and push them out.

What balls are you using?

Need to find a ball suitable for the .692 bore.

starphish
02-18-2008, 08:48 PM
im using spectrum from a local dealer...i'll try switching up...u lllike your stock barrel better than your ak barrel?

Mascman
02-19-2008, 04:34 AM
For firing these Recon balls...yes. It is pretty accurate with those.

I bought them on the recommendation of other MR1 owners.

We need to find the right size to match the AK barrels.

I would prefer something easy on the wallet and easily found.

Keep posting your findings

Here's a pic of my gun:
http://img.villagephotos.com/p/2002-12/76747/0209081824.jpg

I moved the grip to the back of the barrel.

I also ordered a real AK magazine clip that I hope can be modded to fit over the stock piece. That will really help the look.

I may just make a new stock out of rod too.

Mascman
02-22-2008, 03:25 AM
I picked up some RPS Super Swirl yesterday and just shot some this morning.

These seemto be a good size for this barrel.

Dunham's Sports has them on sale.

$19.99 for 1000 originally $40
$9.99 for 500 originally $20

This is still a bit expensive, so I may check into some cheaper RPS products.

starphish
02-22-2008, 04:22 PM
good lookin.... ill check those out....i like how ya gotcha stock cut i have the same cut instead i cut the bottom piece and gave it that sub uzi stock look to it...good mlooking on the balls ill try those out