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#5477012 - 12/14/14 08:26 PM the big question
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Registered: 06/21/13
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Loc: fort worth, texas, 76111
AR15 v. Ak47 what do you guys think?
And if you're choice is AR15 what caliber? .223 .308 or .300 blckout

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#5477037 - 12/14/14 08:32 PM Re: the big question [Re: eddie4529]
bo323 Online   content
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Registered: 09/24/11
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Loc: Snyder, tx
Hunting lr308
Plinking ar-15 223
Setting handguards on fire ak

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#5477114 - 12/14/14 08:55 PM Re: the big question [Re: bo323]
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Originally Posted By: bo323
Hunting lr308
Plinking ar-15 223
Setting handguards on fire ak


Bout sums it up.

Though all will hunt something.
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#5477131 - 12/14/14 08:59 PM Re: the big question [Re: FiremanJG]
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Originally Posted By: FiremanJG
Originally Posted By: bo323
Hunting lr6.5 Creedmoor
Plinking ar-15 223
Setting handguards on fire ak


Bout sums it up.

Though all will hunt something.


I fixed it....now we are good to go... banana

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#5477517 - 12/14/14 10:19 PM Re: the big question [Re: eddie4529]
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AR, in .223/5.56, end of discussion.
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#5477679 - 12/14/14 11:11 PM Re: the big question [Re: eddie4529]
eddie4529 Offline
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Heard ak47s are more reliable in the field is that true or just a myth?

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#5477684 - 12/14/14 11:15 PM Re: the big question [Re: eddie4529]
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I guess that would be true if your going mudding with the ak. Love my ar never had any issues and plenty of options for it on the market.
if your hunting hogs and deer go with 308 and get good quality glass dont buy cheap glass
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#5477689 - 12/14/14 11:19 PM Re: the big question [Re: eddie4529]
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The AK is a reliable weapon, but I could never own one or use the 7.62x39 round that our enemies use against us. That's just me.
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#5477830 - 12/15/14 06:19 AM Re: the big question [Re: ChadTRG42]
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Originally Posted By: ChadTRG42
The AK is a reliable weapon, but I could never own one or use the 7.62x39 round that our enemies use against us. That's just me.


It's not the gun....it's the enemy...but I get your point and respect it.

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#5478125 - 12/15/14 08:59 AM Re: the big question [Re: eddie4529]
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Originally Posted By: amateur hunter
Heard ak47s are more reliable in the field is that true or just a myth?
if by reliable you mean less accurate, terrible trigger, weird ergonomics, and horrid sights, I suppose that would be true.
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#5478134 - 12/15/14 09:03 AM Re: the big question [Re: eddie4529]
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Had one for a week the sold it...
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#5478152 - 12/15/14 09:11 AM Re: the big question [Re: eddie4529]
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AR-15 in 6.8 SPC is hard to beat.

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#5478165 - 12/15/14 09:15 AM Re: the big question [Re: eddie4529]
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6.8 is alot of fun!
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#5478172 - 12/15/14 09:17 AM Re: the big question [Re: eddie4529]
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Registered: 03/13/12
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Loc: Las Colinas, TX
Saiga or Vepr in 7.62x39 or .308
peep

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#5478343 - 12/15/14 10:27 AM Re: the big question [Re: eddie4529]
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Registered: 08/19/11
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The only 7.62 I want is one of the little Yugo PAP m92's to play with. More of a toy than anything, but it is always nice when you can pick up a case of ammo for under $250.

That being said, I love my DDm4v1 and my blackout SBR.

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