Gear: AK47 (Romanian, YUgo, Bulgarian etc)


AK47 (Romanian, YUgo, Bulgarian etc)

Romanian, Bulgarian, Yugo, etc
Category: Firearms, Tasers & Accessories
Subcategory: Rifles
Price: 300 - 750
Average Rating:
(4 Votes)

Gas operated 7,62X39 shoulder weapon fed by 30, 40 rd box mags and 75 and 100 rd drums.

Member Reviews

  • Lasdpatch_normal_max30
    talks2crows, Wed, 03 Sep 2008 07:29:30 UTC.
    1st review

    The first time I saw an AK, some guy was pulling it up off the bottom of a rice paddy, it was rusted bright red like a lobster and when he pulled the trigger, it not only worked, it worked well! I thought to myself while I dove in to the paddy on the other side of the dike from him "I gotta get one of those someday". Our M16s in Vietnam had lots of problems from osmosis holding water in barrels causing bursts, to carbon fouling (the M16 vents gas and carbon directly in to the carrier/piston assy) seizing the weapons up and bad ammo .! As for it being a commie gun, I could care less and I fought the little buggers. Mikhail Kalashnikov claims it was his baby, but if you've ever seen and handled an MP43 / STG44, you know where he stole/got his ideas. I don't care about the evil of the designers or inventors, just that it works. Besides, all the variants you can buy now are made here in the USA by Century and Arsenal. So it's all good! As for the accuracy issue, it depends on whether you have optics to replace the rudimentary sights which are realistically designed for combat under 200M. How many of you (other than snipers) expect to engage a shooter at 200 yds or beyond? Most of my contacts in combat were at 65 yds or a lot less and in the street usually under 10 yds. With optics like a red dot or good scope mine shoot to one minute which is better than I require.
    Just because the AK looks rough and like the SKS is a cycling crowbar (reliability) doesn't mean it's not capable of accuracy. I know too many brothers from the Nam who will testify along with me that it shoots accurately and will kill or incapacitate the target.I don't agree that it will make a uniform cop look like a terrorist, thats the WHOLE point of a uniform. Like John Q Citizen knows the difference...not. I do agree that an AK in the trunk will stack the cards in your favor because it always work, whether you maintain them or not, they are as accurate as you need them to be and can be more so with a red dot holographic scope, many of which will witness the iron sights as well. BTW, take a look at the AR fire control parts sometime and compare them to the AKs. Same design. Anyway, get one or two before they dry up. BTW, the ammo is cheap and HP is available for duty work. No reason to be outgunned and if you use it all that matters is that it's a good shoot and that the weapon works as intended and that you go home in one piece. Proven relaibility and power enhance that likleyhood along with your training, fitness and mind set.

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  • County_patch_max30
    Lamken101, Tue, 25 Nov 2008 02:18:09 UTC.

    Simply defined, "AWESOME!" This gun is one of my favorites. You do not need to worry about being overpowered in the field and accurate enough to hunt deer. One of the greatest rifles made. Once you get one, you'll never let it go.

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  • Defender_of_camo_invert_max30
    Papa257, Tue, 09 Dec 2008 02:27:40 UTC.

    Simple, rugged, reliable and effective. Nuff said.

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  • Nunst042_max30
    Posse44, Mon, 25 May 2009 23:40:42 UTC.

    This is one thing the Russians beat us on. For the cost to manufacture, reliablity and its easy use, it is the best military firearm. Stoner had a good gun in the AR, and the AR is a quality gun, but, in the feild of battle, the AK has it hands down.

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