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What bolt carrier can I buy for replacement in a 5.56 WASR and where do you get it?

My factory one is embarrassing with its terrible piston weld and grind hack job.
 

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Gas piston on my WASR3 was welded on at a angle and was binding in the reciever so I replaced it with a East German MPiAKS74 5.45 bolt carrier with a U.S. piston properly installed-it's now jam free.
 

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That is exactly what mine was like. The piston was leaning to the left about 5 degrees.

So are 5.45 carriers the same as the 5.56 WASR carriers?
 

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The 5.45 E. German boltcarrier I used was the exact same length as the Romanian 5.56 boltcarrier-I've over 250 rounds out of it -NO JAMS so I sold on it. Below my $150.00 WASR3 with E. German boltcarrier.

 
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