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Pitbull AK-47 - American made - anyone have any experience with them?

Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by jlg, Jan 4, 2012.

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  1. jlg

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    SOG has some American made AK-47's in their recent flyer labeled as Pitbull AK-47 7.62x39. Has anyone had any experience with them?

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  2. TwoWheelFiend

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    looks nice, and the price seems right. I'm no Ak expert tho
     
  3. paintballdude902

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    from the pics they dont look too bad but i dont like the furniture. thats just personal preference though.
     
  4. Telekinesis

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    That pic looks a lot like an IO Inc AK...
     
  5. JustinJ

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    I can't take a gun company serious that names their product "pitbul".
     
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    .....what was wrong with the quality of the imported ones? What is the "U.S.A. made" label trying to prove?
     
  7. JustinJ

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    I'm most curious has to how they define "American Made" and even more how they define AK "mil spec". The latter is is most intriguing. Is it to Russian, Romanian, Yugoslavian, E German, Bulgarian, Chinese, etc. mil spec standards? That kind of nonsense always turns me away. Arsenal is the best.
     
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    what the heck is a slant flash supressor? :banghead:
     
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    I looks like it would accept all the standard AK aftermarket accessories. I don't particularly like the furniture that comes on it either. But if it's standard, then none of that stuff is difficult to change out. Seems like it might be a good alternative to the WASR's, especially since the price on the WASR's has been steadily rising.
     
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    The gun costs $500 and then add on the cost of different furniture and you're almost at a $700 Arsenal. Just go with the latter and know you have the best AK on the market.
     
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    other than that horribly ugly polymer furniture i dont see anything wrong with it.

    Lifetime warranties are always a good indicator
     
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    Unless you don't like the standard Arsenal furniture either.
     
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    AKs are touchy product because you start and you consider a WASR, then you begin to think well for $100-200 more i could get an interarms, then you start to think well im spending $500 dollars already might as well put in another $150 for a waffen werks, than you consider spending the extra on the arsenal, and from there you start thinking about milled receiver yugos and other manufacters.

    My advice take what money you have subtract $100-150 for a decent amount of ammo and see what options you have from there.
     
  14. JustinJ

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    Tell that to keltek owners/quality control testers.

     
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    looks just like the ones big 5 sporting goods sells
    the one I looked at yesterday had an awful blue type finish
    different colors nothing matched like they blued all the different parts separately

    I think they are part kits rebuilt on usa receivers but I could be wrong
    from what I read about the big 5 ones alot of quality issues
    they had the same furniture as the one here which looks awful
     
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    Pitbull...paaaleeeese and slant flash supressor what? I wonder who their target market is. Mall ninjas maybe?
     
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    Two thoughts:

    1. I know a good amount about AKs and I've never seen that before. Not saying it's bad. I'm just thinking it probably hasn't been on the market very long.
    2. It's a slant brake, not a flash suppressor. :banghead:
     
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    If you're going to nit-pick. Get it right. It's a brake, not a break.
     
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    A flash suppressor and a muzzle brake have two very different functions. How is correcting someone for not distinguishing between them being nit-picky?
     
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    I too thought it looked an AWFUL lot like an IO Inc AK, and the claim of "1-2 in groups" petty much confirmed it for me. FWIW, has ANYONE got an IO Inc AK to CONSISTENTLY shoot groups like they claim are "possible" with their weapons? HAs anyone done a head to head comparison with say a WASR or an Arsenal, just to see how thhey compared in accuracy?
     
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    I suppose my point was you were banging your head against the wall like the person who wrote "flash suppressor" was a moron, but you got it wrong yourself, so how can you blame them?
     
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    every gangster will have to have a rifle with the same name as there dog. wonder which theyll neglect more?=)
     
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    that buttstock really makes it look like an i.o. inc rifle. I wonder if it american made via 922 compliance or actually has american trunions and bcg.
     
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    Not really, I called it a muzzle brake (or break in my semi inattentive spelling error). They're the ones who called it a flash suppressor. Different errors. Different concepts. I actually got it right, I just put the "e" in the wrong place.
     
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    I likes to call it a "berak" but that's just cause i dont likes speling and grammer.

    We knew what you were saying Rob G


    I looked up the IO rifles and it looks exactly like one of their models. I wonder if SOG is just relabeling them or just not mentioning the manufacturer?
     
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