Frequently Asked Questions
Can I do upgrades on my new AK myself or pay someone to do it for me? Will that void my warranty?
No, However, If you send it back to me for warranty work, I will only warranty MY parts.
Legal & Laws
Can you ship directly to me?
NO, all firearms purchased MUST be shipped to an FFL only. If your have an FFL then YES I can.
How do I ship you my AK for warranty work, or just have my gunsmith repair it?
This will be the only time you can ship it your self directly to me, and have it returned to you, without an FFL.
*If I move out of state, how can I get my firearms there safe and with-in the boundries of the LAW, when I have too many to ship the conventional way ie.. UPS,Fedex post office etc.
I offer personal deliver service and I will deliver them to a local FFL in your area.
I temporally lost my rights to have fierearms ie.. restraining order,felony,domestic violance or any other court orders to relinquesh
I can store your firearms securley and safe for as long as you need to. This service as for ALL makes of firearms, not just AK's.
I live in California, and own an AK. How can I make it Compliant?
I offern several solutions, all are good but, all depends on your tast and performance.
Designs & Refinishing
where do you perform your plating process
In signal Hills, hwere my 2nd FFL is located
What if I don't see an AK on your site that I like, can I design one, and you build it?
YES! Thats what I live for, I love being different in my designs, and designing the one you dreamed of,
Repairs & Gunsmithing
General & All others
What Credit Cards do you except?
Can I pay with a check?
Yes, you will have to mail it in, I will then start to build your masterpiece when your check clears.
How do I get warranty work done.
Call me 714 448 9043, to let me know the problem your having, I will give you further shipping instructions...
I live in another State or out of your area, can I have my AK fixed locally by another AK smith?
Can I return my AK for a full refund if I change my mind after I receive it?
Can I make changes to my order, once I have paid in full?
Yes, as long as it's in the early stages of building but, once the barrell and receiver have been riveted, headspaced and pinned, then no changes can be made to change the caliber if thats waht you want to change if so, then additional fees will be incured.
Once I order my AK 47 (762x39), can I change calibers to an AK 74 (545x39)
Yes, but, once the reciever has been drilled and or riveted and or pined, then NO.
I never onwed an AK, are there classes on AK formats that I can take.
YES: I offer FREE group classes on how to maintain, maintenance, and upgrade AK's. This class will make you feel very comfortable to handel them.
I need my AK repaired and or upgraded
I am a fulltime gunsmith -aka- Kalashnikovsmith.. I can do any this legal to your AK like, ie... refinish, repair thread barrels and upgrade and more.
Where do you perform the palting process
A our plating plant in Signal Hills CA.
Do you offer discounts other than what is listed on your website?
YES 3% discount when you pay by check, check debit or cash. see my order page for details.
Even though you are a gunsmith will you work on my firearms other than an AK?
NO!, I will recomend a reputable gunsmith at your request.
Do you offer discounts other than whats on your website ?
Yes, please call, email meyour requests