To practice welding, and in anticipation of continued mosin work. A rewed of the milled receiver Yugoslavian M72 RPK, in pistol form. This method was introduced on gunco.net, by "VZ-58". This is a twist on his work, using his reweld plates. Front is a receiver stub, rear is a pistol trunnion.
Harbor Freight model 98233, argon shielded TIG was used for welding.