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by Lima
Sat Sep 30, 2017 3:53 pm
Forum: Yugo's Only
Topic: Yugo RPK barrel diameter
Replies: 3
Views: 8644

I believe they are the same with one caveat. The early M64 RPK (milled) have threaded barrels and the later M70 RPK (milled) have pressed and pinned barrels like the M72 RPK (stamped).
by Lima
Mon Jun 13, 2016 4:13 pm
Forum: Valmet General Discussion
Topic: Milled Vs. Stamped M78 Bolt comparison
Replies: 2
Views: 3021

Milled Vs. Stamped M78 Bolt comparison

Interesting comparison between two M78 bolts. The one on the left side of the pictures is from a stamped .308, the right side is a milled .308. I always thought they were the same but aside from different bottom profile, they have two key dimensional differences: 1) Forward part of the locking lug i...
by Lima
Fri Jun 03, 2016 11:45 am
Forum: Valmet General Discussion
Topic: Valmet M78 dimension help for project
Replies: 7
Views: 3807

AGG wrote:Nice work--- thanks for the update--- PM to you!!! :D

Tony
Tony, Did you send me a private message? If so, I don't seem to have anything in my inbox for some reason.
by Lima
Thu Jun 02, 2016 6:08 pm
Forum: Valmet General Discussion
Topic: Valmet M78 dimension help for project
Replies: 7
Views: 3807

Thanks Tony, At a bit of a stand still till I figure out the insides. Would you or (anyone with a Valmet) know about the lower rails and reinforcement plate geometry? Are they like one of the sketches below or completely different? Trying to understand the relationship / shape of the rails and suppo...
by Lima
Wed Jun 01, 2016 5:39 pm
Forum: Valmet General Discussion
Topic: Valmet M78 dimension help for project
Replies: 7
Views: 3807

...and after Tig welding and a quick bead blast of the repaired area. Was a lot of careful work but VERY pleased with how it came out so far. Still more finish work to go.
by Lima
Wed Jun 01, 2016 5:36 pm
Forum: Valmet General Discussion
Topic: Valmet M78 dimension help for project
Replies: 7
Views: 3807

In fixture before repair...
by Lima
Wed Jun 01, 2016 5:32 pm
Forum: Valmet General Discussion
Topic: Valmet M78 dimension help for project
Replies: 7
Views: 3807

In case anyone is curious... Repair section and welding fixture/jig
by Lima
Sat May 28, 2016 7:26 am
Forum: Valmet General Discussion
Topic: Valmet M78 dimension help for project
Replies: 7
Views: 3807

Valmet M78 dimension help for project

Anyone with a stamped M78 out there kind enough to help with some details or photos? I am doing a complex stamped M78 rec repair project and some guidance/photos of the original construction would be greatly appreciated. In particular: - How far does the .020" doubler inside the rec that supports/th...
by Lima
Mon May 16, 2016 9:26 am
Forum: Valmet General Discussion
Topic: Valmet M78-83S stock
Replies: 2
Views: 2856

Just sent a PM...