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Picked up a new AK... Love to hear about yours.

Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by Hokkmike, Dec 5, 2012.

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  1. Girodin

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    I have some that wear wood, and look more like its the 1950s. The thing is they are functionally inferior. I appreciate a simple AK for what it is. I'm also not a fan of tacking stuff on a gun just because. However, carefully thought out additions can really be a functional improvement. Turns out people have come up with a few useful enhancements in the last 60+ years. Pistols in the last hundred years on the other hand :D (or were you talking about the plate carrier, or the sweet bedding ;) ) Actually I like my 1911s for what they are, but own a number of wonder 9s as well. I've gotten to a point recently where I am much less concerned about hardware than I am the ability to use what I have well. Again well thought out additions and modifications can help serve that end goal though.
     
  2. Droid noob

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    Me M10. Love it! 9ety3unu.jpg

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  3. HKGuns

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    Miine is an Aresenal SLR-95 that is compliant after putting some work into converting it from the thumb hole stock.

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  4. ifit

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    recently added 2 more to my collection, a romy 992 5.45x39 came w/polymer thumbhole stock furniture, removed it and went back to original configuration, it also came w/4ea east german mags
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    2nd one is my vepr 12, just added a different grip and wire folder to try out...ouch
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  5. SpentCasing

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    :banghead:Would love to post pics but my laptop is broke and Im on my kid's nintendo 3ds.

    Mine's a Maddi RML 16″. Pars import. Im always kicking around a barrel cut/FSB combo but it just plain works as is. Only upgrade is G2 trigger,and Hogue grip. Sold the Aimpoint and Ultimak.

    I personally LOL at anything that is stamped Century, but if yours works, great.
     
  6. Girodin

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    Really does that include say a draco stamped Century? Perhaps you should not paint with such a broad brush. If you think anything with a century stamp is not a good gun you need to educate yourself.

    By the way you have a "Maadi" not "Maddi."
     
  7. Hizzie

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    Feels really good in the hand. Have to cut handguard retainer OFF for it to fit. Haven't made it to the range yet.
     
  8. W.E.G.

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    Vucijak

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  9. Hokkmike

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    More great pics and comments. Thanks!
     
  10. Kiln

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    Mine's not as fancy as the ones you guys have. It is a basic AK made by Inter Ordinance, I've read all the bad press but so far so good, perfect reliability and decent accuracy too.

    I bought a short foregrip and 3 steel East German mags for it, the plastic waffle mags that came with it worked fine but I prefer steel.

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  11. TheFineLine

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    CAI built (sights and gas block are straight, rivets done right, it's crazy I know, but true!!!!!! I was able to pick this one out of a group of 10 and it was the best one. Have to use the disclaimer for all you Century haters ) with a Polish kit, non-chromed barrel. I added the bakelite grip and bayo. I've put a little over 3,000 rounds through it in the last year without a hiccup. The construction blows every WASR I've personally seen out of the water. Its a great rifle. Using irons and standard Russian cheap $hi! ammo I get about 3 moa at 100 out of it. I just got in the Texas Weapon Systems Dog Leg Rail a few days ago. I'm going to put a red dot on it and see how it goes out at the carbine course. We'll see!

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  12. FIVETWOSEVEN

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    Here is my Tantal, it has near 4,000 rounds through it without a single jam or any other issue. Interarms put this one together with care and quality.

    Before a certain someone asks, I don't have a picture of HER holding it yet. ;)
     
  13. spyderdude

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    This is my 3rd AK and it is an Arsenal SGL21-61. The first one I had was the infamous Romanian WASR10 that seems to have a love or hate relationship with most AK enthusiasts. I liked it because it went bang most of the time and was fairly accurate.The magazine wobble wasn't too bad and the sights weren't canted. I ended up selling it and was without an AK for awhile. Then I bought a Polish 1960 that has a milled receiver.

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    It was a solid and pretty well built AK but after awhile I realized the milled receiver made the gun very heavy for my liking. The Polish 1960 also lacked a chrome lined bore. I swapped the slant brake it came with and put on an AK-74 style brake. I sold it and finally ended up with the Arsenal.

    I think the Arsenal is the best one I've come across so far. The fact that it is made in Russia is that second kind of cool but it does have a number of US parts to comply with import laws. Most people familiar with Arsenal know that they're imported as SAIGA sporting rifles and Arsenal Inc. (before FIME Group took over) located in Las Vegas Nevada take these imported sporting rifles and reconfigure them into what you see in the picture. The huge AK-74 style muzzle brake does a fine job at taming the muzzle rise under rapid fire and makes it feel more like shooting an AR.
     
  14. Hokkmike

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    I've been fumbling around and can't get mine off the picture files to show you....

    Well, I'll keep trying.
     
  15. ShooterGuy

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    Does anyone else have trouble with their M10 not accepting all standard mags? Mine is picky and seems to only securely seat the one it came with and standard metal mags, the waffle tapco's for example just dont click....is there a way to fix that? I was hesitant about thinking of even filing down that little latch mag release but I sure dont want to modify all of my mags that fit fine in all the others for just one rifle?

    Anyway, here's a couple, the m10 on top, and my favorite...the saiga 7.62x39 beneath it...

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  16. Inebriated

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    Arsenal SGL 21...
    Midwest Industries rail, AFG2, US Palm grip...
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    hahahaha :D
     
  17. Hokkmike

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    And the winner is highpower's conversion. Unka-boo's, thanks for playing, MAC 90 is a sweety as well.

    They are all nice but in my window shopping I'd pick one of those.
     
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    just finished the paint job :D
     
  19. inkinskin

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    Here is my Romanian Wasr 1063 GP.

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