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You got very lucky, far too many problems due to soft metal parts used in the Century RAS and CV39 series. Hopefully no one gets hurt due to Century's profit before safety manufacturing methods. That video should be a real wake up call to members.
 

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So far, have seen none of it. I do have some shiny metal, but just like most of the rest of my guns. Or at least the ones that get shot a lot.

I suspect the original C39 was a bit pricey to make, as none of the danger zone wear spots and grooves they show have happened, and perhaps the V2 was an effort to make a cheaper, therefore more affordable AK.

What perplexes me is the inherent design of the AK is such, that some bedouin can hammer one out of stamped parts in a cave in the 'Stan, yet we can't seem to build a good one here?

Good point it appears American made AK's like Century, IO, PSA and others seem to be plagued by the same problems "soft steel or castings". On first appearance the CV series appear beautiful and I being old school almost bought one. Notice I said old school not expert, as experts are like "*holes" every has one. I started doing research on many forums and magically the same bad theme appeared with century's builds, again builds NOT imports. No AK or AKM is perfect but it seems century builds or contracted builds like the RAS and CV series suffer the most self destruct problems.

Food for thought, the average buyer would buy these century guns fire 200 rounds then it would sit in the closet, under the bed, in the safe whatever. And the problems would never surface. The buyer that fires thousands or rounds per year are the one who will be graced by the self- destruction peening and chipping that Rob, Tim and other experience.

Its a shame but century puts profits above quality obviously. If your CV continue to works great, I am happy for you. I would definitely get a set of go-no-go headspace gauges and test the headspace every so often and inspect the bolt, carrier and receiver occasionally for adverse wear.
If for no other reason than your personal safety.

Just my 2 cents worth.....
 

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Just remember there is a big difference between Century builds and Century imports.
There are some folks in forums saying they CV93 V1 receiver was made differently than the CV93 V2 so that could account for the ops good luck.
 
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