Best advice I can offer is to check out theakforum.net, there are constant parts kits available from people that have been doing business in that arena since before it was "fashionable" to own an AK. There are people on there that build rifles from de-milled rifles, reweld kits, just about anything you can possibly think of in terms of an AK. I've received a lot of very good information and help and made some good deals along the way.
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