First time AK builder, first time Childer's customer. I could not be happier with the way my Hungarian receiver turned out, a serious 10/10 from these guys. I will always be buying my receiver blanks from these guys!
These are the best ak blanks I have found. The quality is top notch. These 80% blanks take out the parts that you are most likely to mess up on and the most time consuming, namely, attaching lower rails, trimming upper rails, and having the center support installed. If you are new to building, these will likely save you a few failed receivers and thus hours of wasted time. Childers engravings are also top notch. Their pricing is very reasonable for the time they will save you.
If you are an experienced AK builder, this blank will save you hours of futzing with welding and filing rails, much less unreliable DIY heat tempering. If you are new to it, I would not even consider another option. Now that Childers offers these, I would never use anything else. I used 2 of these to re-do previous builds with different blanks and the difference was huge.
quality all around Priceless
Great receiver, fit and finish is awesome. Came with center support installed and rails already spotwelded in. Cannot reccomend enough, this is what ill be building on from now on.