arsenal vs. Tromix Saiga 5.56 rifles


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Cato the Younger
June 17, 2007, 08:17 PM
Dear All,
I have seen that Tromix makes nice builds of 5.56 AKs on the Saiga platform. However, I have also seen the Arsenal builds- both use Bulgarian Waffle mags, as I understand it. The Arsenal builds are more expensive, but, I am wondering, what is a better platform? Is the Arsenal worth the several hundred more dollars than the Tromix Saiga?

thanks for your help.

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TOU
June 17, 2007, 10:03 PM
I'd like the Arsenal if it had the milled receiver...otherwise I kinda like the Tromix (built on a Saiga) for the money.

rangerruck
June 17, 2007, 11:50 PM
Saiga, tromix does a heck of a build, plus you get the Saiga accuracy effect, best Ak bbl maker going , right now; cold pour hammer forged chrome lined bbls, with a 1/7 twist. Very moa out of my standard saiga with the 16 inch bbl.

rbernie
June 18, 2007, 01:54 AM
hammer forged chrome lined bbls, with a 1/7 twistI thought that the Saiga 223s had a 1:9" twist?

22/22mag
June 18, 2007, 02:57 AM
I had Tromix do a very nice conversion on my Saiga 7,62x39 10 parts legal ,AK mags ,folding stock,pistol grip storage compartment in grip. I added a wood hand guard..

..http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v245/skinnygun/IMG_0002-4.jpg

rangerruck
June 18, 2007, 04:19 AM
1/7 on mine, and i've had two, I'm sure i didn't just get lucky!!!

Correia
June 18, 2007, 12:17 PM
Tony has a 4 month backlog right now on Tromix rifles. But I do have a couple of each caliber in stock right now.

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