looking for an Ak-47

Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by semper_fidelis, Dec 14, 2009.

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  1. Norinco982lover

    Norinco982lover Member

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    I'm going to have to go ahead and ask for proof as well on the milled is more accurate than stamped statement:D You know I love atlantic firearms but...

    I would think that perhaps milled MIGHT be more accurate than stamped in full auto because milled AK's are heavier but I cannot be certain of that.

    ~Norinco
     
  2. atlanticfire

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    Sorry but I'm heading to the inlaws this weekend. I have off almost two weeks over the Christmas break. I will take my milled rifle and and shoot it against my friends Saiga. I have three different types of ammo and will try this with both irons and optics. I will create a new thread once I have had time to spent to do this. Sorry I can't do it sooner, as I'm tiring of these repeative threads. I guess it all comes down to if you have the money good, if you don't bad. . . . .
     
  3. nalioth

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    You'll be wasting your time, as far as proving anything to us.

    The only thing you'll prove is "what is best for atlanticfire - milled or stamped?"

    You don't shoot the same as I do (or anyone else).

    Have fun :)
     
  4. XD9GUY

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    Here is a good website to shop and compare. There is no point in paying much more than $500 for a decent AK that you can take straight to the range.

    http://www.centerfiresystems.com/ak_firearms.aspx
     
  5. Quentin

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    I think atlanticfire is right that milled receivers in general are more rigid and more accurate than stamped receivers. The AK was designed to be cheap, easy to assemble and just good enough yet extremely reliable. The stamped receiver was seen as a requirement to keep cost down but it didn't work at first, thus for a few years milled receivers were used.

    I've seen that video of the AK barrel flexing wildly during fire and it would be interesting to see how a milled receiver compares. Still, we're not talking a tremendous difference and 50 million stamped receivers can't be all that bad! :D
     
  6. THE DARK KNIGHT

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    Some good info on the milled vs. stamped debate
     
  7. Z-Michigan

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    If it's the video I think, it's really the cleaning rod flexing wildly, not the barrel.

    Atlantic, do you have two similar user IDs here? Are they both the same person, or are they two different people?
     
  8. TexanAviator

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    wrong thread.
     
  9. Atlantic Firearms

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    You are en tilted to your Opinion on the milled AK ,but we have a daily & wide exposure to the AK series far more than the average Joe , our firm maintains a diverse collection of over 100 AK rifles covering milled , stamped , original imported Poly Techs through current builds . Several of the units are full auto , we also ship out approx 300 AK rifles a month of various varietys so we may see a bit more AK rifles than the average Joe and get a lot of feedback . The guys in our office & warehouse generally shoot here twice a month and these has been noted better accuracy with the Milled AK rifles over the stamped units . We are not Arsenal and not making this statement to sell Milled rifles only for discussion purposes . We can politley agree to disagree on this matter but would request to know where you have gained your info on the Milled rifles not being more accurate ? Again the above this is just our observations & opinion .

    fyi , atlaticfir member is not the same as our firm.
     
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  10. Atlantic Firearms

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    Z-mich , if you watch a slow motion video of the AK firing the slop & flex is throughout the rifle not just the cleaning rod . It is fairly interesting to actually see .
     
  11. iyaoyas98

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    My only issue with milled is the price. You can have a fairly nice DPMS or S&W AR for about the same money, and a lot more accuracy. I bet noone has ever thought of that one before.:neener:

    To the op. Buy a wasr and have fun. If you decide you like the AK platform, you can sell it without a huge hit and get a "nicer" AK. Every gun I own can outshoot me, including my canted up Sar-1. I'm looking into handgrenades... ;)
     
  12. atlanticfire

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    Even if both rifles where fired from a lead sled? Hmmmm . . .
     
  13. Atlantic Firearms

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    Yes no doubt the Milled rifles are much higher and for the average guy a well built stamped AK will do all they will ever need . Milled AK prices have became more resonable in the last 4 -5 months we now offer nice Milled AK rifles for $899 , Century just came out with a milled AK based off a Polish Kit for $699.00
     
  14. iyaoyas98

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    I bought a SGL21 from you guys when they were super cheap. Nuttin' but love. :D
     
  15. svaz

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    Go to Gunbroker, Guns America, etc., and find a good Maadi (Egyptian, made on original Russian equipment, by Russian-trained techs).
     
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