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post #1 of 23 (permalink) Old 12-17-2015, 06:57 PM Thread Starter
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Ar15 or AK47

Would you take a AR15 or AK47? and why?
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post #2 of 23 (permalink) Old 12-17-2015, 10:37 PM
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Re: Ar15 or AK47

AR.....Ive seen some serious melt downs on aks on utube....they say the Ar is more reliable then the ak,besides the ar is prettier and sexy..an unlimited accessories!
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AKs seem to have come a long way in recent years. You can get a high end DDI AK for what you'd pay for a lower end AR. Some of the magpul furniture and other upgrades make mounting optics pretty easy. Plus you can still get quality ammo for around $220 for 1000 rounds.

If I was in the market for a semi auto, I'd take a good look at the AK.

That being said, I'd choose an AR. They are like adult Legos with all of your options to change out parts and make upgrades, or even build your own.
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Re: Ar15 or AK47

Depends what you are looking for IMO....


AKs have came a good ways....but ARs can be had and built in totally different configurations... From a tiny lightweight SBR to a long range tsck driver..


Reliability??? If both are quality guns with quality parts it would be tough to say who would be the loser....

Either one cheap and low quality parts and again probably hard to say who will loose first...

Battle conditions...run of the mill gun? I am all in on the AK....


Also have to consider 556 or 762x39...556 will shoot farther/flatter/and ARs are typically more accurate than AKs as a blanket statement... But 100yds shooting people? 762x39 is my choice....


Just depends what you are looking for IMO...
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Re: Ar15 or AK47

Well maybe one of each is in the works.
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Well maybe one of each is in the works.
I like the way you think!! No point risking a wrong decision!!!
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Another thing to consider is getting an SKS or garand. Those are usually off of the gun grabbers radar since they don't look evil.
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I will look at those tpr25. Thanks.
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another thing to consider is you could get a 80% lower finish it yourself and legally build a AR off the radar of the gun grabbers.

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Re: Ar15 or AK47

I have both. The AR's I think are just more refined, smoother. The AK's are rock solid, not fancy, not pretty, but work very well. Simple design that has held up as you can see by their use world wide. I bought mine years ago and paid less than $360. Was well worth it too. (Did have trigger slap but I fixed that)All that said I would buy the AR if I could only buy one of the two.
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