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I have never been enamored of the AR-15/M-16 and am looking for a RELIABLE and well-built AK-47.

I am also seeking for a good M-14.

Can any help me with good sources for these? Thanx!
 

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PM a member here Deadeye351 . Won't be quite as cheap as the links Skifast posted, but will be Hand picked choice weapons..FFL Dealer with a good inventory and a Good fellow to deal with and fellow survivalist :) .
 

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I have never been enamored of the AR-15/M-16 and am looking for a RELIABLE and well-built AK-47...Can any help me with good sources for these? Thanx!
Greetings, Lady F.

If you're looking for an quality AK you can truly bet your life on, to start I would recommend looking for a very good-condition matching-numbers parts kit. Nice Romanian ones can often still be found for $200 to $250 (try GunThings.com or OneSource Tactical). Scarce Yugo, Polish, or Bulgarian kits will set you back a little more, but they are also excellent options if you like the features they offer. Then send the kit to a reputable and experienced AK builder; Jim Fuller of Rifle Dynamics in Nevada is the guy I trust. (He's currently building a Romanian AK for me and he converted two of my Saiga 12 shotguns back to standard Kalashniokov pattern. Jim has some specific experience designing and building tactical AKs for women shooters.) A good builder will consult with you, discuss your requirements and desires for the weapon, make suggestions, and expertly assemble the AK of your dreams -- all for less than an off-the-shelf Bushmaster AR or Springfield M1A. Sure, you won't take delivery on it for a couple of months, but I know it will be worth the wait.

(If you do happen to want a LNIB Springfield M1A, I'm selling one...:D: )
 

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Take a look at www.atlanticfirearms.com just talk to a friend who bought a STG 2000 AK-47 from them and loves the thing it has a new barrel and differnt stock looks good at 499. Also if you join www.gunsnet.net I think they (atlantic Firearms) will give a 10% discount. I like the Saiga but I think you will spend more on converting it if you cant do it yourself then just buying it already done. The kit route is way to high anymore. I have a WASR-10 Hi Cap and it goes bang ever time I need it to no problems with it. Also Atlantic Firearms has a good choice in M14 rifles not sure if you will ever find one under 1000 bucks but here is a direct link to them http://www.atlanticfirearms.com/beta/storecategory92.aspx
just scroll down and you will see them.

http://www.atlanticfirearms.com/beta/storeproduct431.aspx

http://www.atlanticfirearms.com/beta/storeproduct433.aspx

http://www.atlanticfirearms.com/beta/storeproduct627.aspx

http://www.atlanticfirearms.com/beta/storeproduct628.aspx

http://www.atlanticfirearms.com/beta/storeproduct440.aspx

http://www.atlanticfirearms.com/beta/storeproduct428.aspx

These are just a few from Atlantic Arms I checked out. I would check out local shops and pawn shops also might get lucky and find one.

If you decide to go the AR route buy a kit its cheaper and easy to build.
 

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Thank you all for your help!

I hate mechanical junk, hence my search for a GOOD AK-47.

I have the ability to convert the same to full-auto, but I have no use for such a function.

Thanx!
 

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not to start the old ar vs ak crap. but, you can carry alot more ammo for the ar than you can the ak. i also can shoot faster and more accurate with the ar. but that is just me.

i have a friend who is out right deadly with an ak. but ,i think this guy would be deadly with a butter knife. ha!


try gunbroker.com, they always have a ton of ak's. just stay away from the chinese ones.
 

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not to start the old ar vs ak crap. but, you can carry alot more ammo for the ar than you can the ak.
Each and his own, .30 bullet vs .22 bullet....By numbers you shouldnt need more ammo for the AK to do the same job.

Im happy with my Lancaster build AK with the 1.6mm armory reciever. Shoots a little better than average at a 150yards, fit and finish is nice.
 

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+1 to Jim Fuller.

I've played with a couple of his builds and they are nicer then one fresh from the factory. He's a bit pricey but IMHO, I've never seen nicer AKs. I'd rather have one of his builds then a krebs which is considered by many as the rolex of AK builders.
 

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There is no such thing as an unreliable AK, so whatever you get will be a work horse and will never quit on you. The only thing you need to avoid with cheap AK's is canted sight and such with the Romanian versions.

Again though, you can't buy a BAD ak.
 

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A converted Saiga does not mean full auto. To avoid having to comply with 922r, Saiga imports a sporting version of the AK, no pistol grip, flash suppressor, high cap mags, etc.

Many Saiga owners convert the rifle back to the AK form by adding a pistol grip, replacing the FCG and moving it forward, modifying the rifle to accept high cap mags, etc. After doing so, you have the original Russian AK47.

Thank you all for your help!

I hate mechanical junk, hence my search for a GOOD AK-47.

I have the ability to convert the same to full-auto, but I have no use for such a function.

Thanx!
 
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