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View Poll Results: AK-47 or AR-15
AR-15 195 37.00%
AK-47 195 37.00%
Either 94 17.84%
Neither 43 8.16%
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Old 04-23-2007, 03:22 PM
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If you had to pick one, which would it be?
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Had to go with neither. I favor the 7.62 x 51
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Had to go with neither as well.

I favor the Belgian and German made rifles. G3, FAL, FNC.
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Both of your replys sound like good poll topics. Maybe yall should start some polls?
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i will rock my RockRiverArms all over your options =)
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I would prefer the AK over the AR, but niether are my first choice, at least in those calibers.
You knew I would say 5.45 didn't you Kev?
For close heavy hitting rounds, the 7.62x39 is far better than the 5.56x45, but for flat trajectory out further, the hit probability is higher with the 5.56x45, but fragmentation is limited.
7.62x51 is the long range choice for an auto loading rifle, but cumbersome in CQC role.
It all boils down too what you are comfortable with, and in what role you intend to use your weapon.
Most guys who like the .308 are usually older solders, and most don't plan on moving around too much, just sittin and waitin.
Those guys tend to have a bit more patiants, I'll bet that most have .45s too.
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I like the AR-15 better, but when we shoot my 13year old son shoots my 7.62 X 39 and likes it better. Both will get the job done.
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I own both the AK and the AR series of battle rifles and can use them both quite well IMO although I lean more to or should say I have an extreme fetish for AR's if you had not already noticed, so does that make me "Bi"?:D

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neither, i like the M1 garand, M1A or my mauser 98k karabiner with SS markings
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if you chose the AK you support terrorism.
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I chose the AK, Its generally less expensive, and has looser tolerances then the AR so in a survival situation, it would be more reliable and take more of a beating. However, the AK74 in 5.45 would probably be best, as it takes the attributes of both the AR and the AK and combines them, and 5.45 is relatively cheap to obtain, isnt it?
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5.45 is relatively cheap to obtain, isnt it?
Yrs it is, and seems to be the only available in abundant amount at a fair price round at this time.
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Damm thats like ford or chevy, blondes or redheads, wranglers or flat backs
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I've got an AK, but I'd rather have an AR, just haven't been able to swing it yet. I better hurry, looks like I only have 18 more months till Hillary. Poll needs to have choice of "Both".
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Kalashnikov; it'll keep running when the AR has been reduced to a high-tech, metal and polymer club.
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I took the easy way out and said either.
Trade off either way, but will get the job done, in most cases.
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Kev - you should have put a both on this one. I'd like a -74, ideally a Krinkov along with a true XM-177.

Isn't this like a "chicken or egg" thing? It's like a zen monk that walks into a pizzarea and is asked, "Hey what would you like?" and the monk says... "one with everything."
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IF i'm in a vehicle or stationary post I would want to have more than one weapon available and would use the correct "tool" for the op. i was going on. lets also not forget "butter knife" rifles,pistols, spears etc. to aquire a better tool,when the situation warrents. remember "red dawn"?
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AR-15 only because I am trained to use it.
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I have both.
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