Russian red ak furniture

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  1. RPK Clone

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    Anyone know where I can get some Russian red furniture?
    The nicest Ive seen was on Atlantic's sight but they are sold out, of course.
    Ive seen a few others here and there but the price and lead time are crazy.
     

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    I have two traditional furniture configurations (all wood and wire/synthetic grip+ wood forend) and a VEPR stock set that can be modified to fit if you desire.
    All wood configuration= $60 shipping included
    foldable wire configuration= $80 shipping included
    VEPR set= $50 shipping included.
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    Combloc Custom.
     
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  4. Steel & Wood

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    I'm going to do my own, just need to get motivated. Tru-Oil and RIT dye, just need to experiment with ratios.

    It'll be fun though......when I get around to doing it.
     
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    I have actually been pretty happy with the Tapco TimberSmith premium red laminate AK set for stamped receivers.
     
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  6. tacticaljoey

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    Do it yourself. Truoil and Rit dye. Or bullseye amber shellac and rit dye both work well. Truoil will take a lot of coats and will remain a thinner topcoat, shellac will take fewer coats but will have a thicker feel to it. Either way, plan on buffing with 000 steel wool and thoroughly wiping down with a tack cloth between coats. It’s actually really easy.
     
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    It's amazingly easy!

    I refinished the wood on my Norinco 84s a couple years ago and it came out beautifully! I like to wait about 24 hours in between coats and buffing so the 84s took me about a week to complete, but it was so worth it!]

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    The set I'm getting ready to do in Russian red is the spare stock set for my Romanian "G" AK. It's going to look awesome when it's done!
     
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    Looks good! I’ve refinished more stocks than I care to count. Truoil and tung oil both look great but are a slow process. Especially tung oil, comes out fantastic but there is a saying about it. Once a day for a week, once a week for a month, once a month for a year, and once a year after that. Truoil is a little less so, after about 10 or so coats it’s pretty much finished. Shellac, is the easiest to mess up but can be done in a day, it’s also a perfect match for AK wood finish from Chinese to Romy as long as you dye it and thin it correctly.
     
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    I forgot I posted this thread!
    Thanks for the replies guys.
    I'm not sure Im up to doing my own yet. I'd still have to buy some decent furniture to finish as Ive got crap furniture on my rifle now. might as well get it all done.
     
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    that's about the price range I was looking at.
    can you tell me who you bought yours through?

    Ive heard the wood was pretty soft in these. How is yours holding up?
     
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    I know it’s not red lol, but a good refinishing should be able to get whatever you want.
     
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    I'm pretty sure I got it through Optics Planet. The wood seems to be holding up pretty nicely so far. I haven't noticed any tendency for it to gouge or scratch easily.
     
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    I dug around on the site and found it in red. thanks!

    actually the red version I saw is the timbersmith stock that @pblanc posted also.
    Id rather have the Russian laminate as you posted but youre right, i dont see it in red
     
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    And here I read the title and thought we were going to be treated to the new Baikal or Izhash sofa and love-seat set.
    I've become way too domesticated.
     
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    Dude! Strip some old Romy furniture and refinish. Easy to do and will turn out WAY nicer than Tinbersmith
     
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    Feel free to contact me directly if you have specific questions on how to do it.
     
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    Thanks! I may.
    Im still kicking it around
     
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    What is your “crap” furniture that you have now?