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Old February 22nd, 2017, 11:48 AM   #16
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Check out Vepr AK's.... a tad heavier but it's due to thicker trunion and receiver... barrels are excellent and they run like tanks! Check out Vepr hunter variant if you want to see how close an AK can look to an M1A

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Old February 22nd, 2017, 01:30 PM   #17
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this should fit most of yall,cmmg mutant
https://www.cmmginc.com/shop/rifle-m...mm-sbn-mutant/

ar-15 762x39 that accepts ak mags

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Old February 22nd, 2017, 02:52 PM   #18
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I call it like I see it. Check out the AK operator unions youtube page. none of those century arm or any US made AK's have made it to 5000 rounds with out having some sort of issue. Combloc AK's all they way.
I agree. A generally good thumb rule to follow (especially if you're just getting into the platform) is to stick with factory built guns. They were built by people who do that all day every day with factory tooling instead of being parts kits pieced back together, so your far more likely to get something that was built right. (but let's not talk about vodka special S12s!)

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VEPR!!!

Get your wallet ready though.

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Old February 22nd, 2017, 03:35 PM   #20
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IMHO stick with foreign made AKs.

Century has plenty that are imported and they work well, their "RAS" or whatever is made by them and not so good...

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Old February 22nd, 2017, 03:45 PM   #21
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My personal AK rule is: it has to have been built by an arsenal that built AKs for their respective nation's militaries. I don't necessarily feel that way about some other designs, but for me a true arsenal-built AK is a must.

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Old February 22nd, 2017, 03:55 PM   #22
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It is your money to do with as you like but the general consensus in the AK community is that The 100% US made AK clones really are not very good, exception being the PSA and DDI rifles and that depends on who you ask. Stay away from the Century US made offerings, they are not made for people that like to shoot more then a mag a month, run away from any IO AK, they have the potential to be dangerous.

Stick with foreign AK's made in the nations that issued and used them in the field. There are also some nice US built kit guns from foreign parts kits, but for those you kind of need to know what you are looking for and at.

Have fun, and it is easy to fall down the rabbit hole with AK's. I have owned an AK variant since my first Valmet back in about 1981 or so, wish that I still had that one, but I do have these.







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Old February 22nd, 2017, 04:39 PM   #23
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It is your money to do with as you like but the general consensus in the AK community is that The 100% US made AK clones really are not very good, exception being the PSA and DDI rifles and that depends on who you ask. Stay away from the Century US made offerings, they are not made for people that like to shoot more then a mag a month, run away from any IO AK, they have the potential to be dangerous.

Stick with foreign AK's made in the nations that issued and used them in the field. There are also some nice US built kit guns from foreign parts kits, but for those you kind of need to know what you are looking for and at.

Have fun, and it is easy to fall down the rabbit hole with AK's. I have owned an AK variant since my first Valmet back in about 1981 or so, wish that I still had that one, but I do have these.



If you ever need me to baby sit that Plum AK74 let me know. I won't charge you!

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Old February 22nd, 2017, 05:42 PM   #24
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I have a WASR 10 GP that was built in Romania on an all matching 1975 parts kit. This gun is a perfect specimen of an AK I'm not sure how many of the WASR's were built on these parts kits but I would definitely look for one with military markings on the trunnion and then check the rest of the parts for matching serial numbers. I have looked at the current Imports and they are definitely not made with military parts.

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Old February 22nd, 2017, 07:22 PM   #25
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3gunnah, yours is a moon rock. Lol. Very rare.
Nice.

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Old February 22nd, 2017, 08:03 PM   #26
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I like my MAK90, but I had to ditch the thumb hole stock with the smelly but pad and go with a type 56-2 folder [not recommended because of the work involved], I have heard the Chinese AK's have .5mm thicker stamped receivers then the other makes but I don't know if its true or not.

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Old February 22nd, 2017, 08:22 PM   #27
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I have a two Yugo's a OPAP M70 and a NPAP UF. Both were new production and trouble free and fairly accurate for a AK.

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Old February 22nd, 2017, 08:50 PM   #28
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Buy an AK parts kit and build your own AK47 or AK74. The satisfaction factor is unreal. I am building one right now. But my friends are not talking me out of this one. This one is mine.

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Old February 23rd, 2017, 09:35 AM   #29
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Had a WASR...sold it. Have a VEPR, will NEVER sell it!!

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