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No Plans for Prison? Staying 922r Compliant

Don’t risk your personal or financial freedom by building your battle rifle or shotgun with the wrong parts. Title 18 of the U.S. Code (18 USC), Chapter 44 Section 922 breaks down the unlawful acts and ignorance is no excuse. Here is the information you’ll need to plan your build.

Picture shows a post-ban AK-47 with a black receiver and wood fixed thumbhole stock.


Converting Your Post-Ban AK-47 to be 922(r) Exempt

In 1989, President Bush made it illegal to import many semiautomatic firearms that did not serve any “sporting” purposes. After the ban, any imported AK-47s did not have folding or collapsible stocks, pistol grips or standard capacity magazines. If you are stuck with a post-ban AK-47 with a thumbhole stock, but want to make it 922(r) complaint with a different stock and other cool parts, then follow our step-by-step guide on how to make that post-ban a pre-ban AK! We’ll guide you on what parts to get, how to install them and what the heck 922(r) means anyway.


13 Frequently Asked Questions about the AK-47

Cheaper Than Dirt! has started gathered it list of the most Frequently Asked Questions surrounding the AK-47. Give it a read and feel free to ask your own question or offer an answer in the comment section. Cheaper Than Dirt offers a wealth of knowledge, but our readers can’t be beat or stumped so feel free to fire away!