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Posted: 4/6/2006 7:19:15 AM EST
As Ive been convinced by you good folks to buy a Vector from Atlantic I called Blaine today and asked this stupid question of him. He said he doen't get a lot of feedback from buyers on what they've got out of these rifles for accuracy. I know this isn't going to shoot like my AR or .308 carbine but what are the ballpark guesses for one of these Vector classics?
Link Posted: 4/6/2006 7:44:33 AM EST
My Vector underfolder seems to want to shoot between 3" and 4". YMMV
Link Posted: 4/6/2006 8:12:26 AM EST
it has a lot to do with the ammo you use, and most that is available to us is not the most accurate.
Link Posted: 4/6/2006 11:53:49 AM EST
The BIGGEST difference is the shooter. There are a lot of people who only get 4" or 5" groups with their AKs at 100yds. But 95% of AKs will shoot much better than that. They'd shoot 4" or 5" groups with a target rifle if it didn't have an optic.
Link Posted: 4/6/2006 11:56:37 AM EST
when i was on gunsnet years back, there was a guy who put his romanian in a rifle rest and shot 1 and half inch groups with wolf at 100. Decent accuracy is quite possible...
Link Posted: 4/6/2006 4:02:58 PM EST
If it's built on a Polish parts kit, then it'll be 3-4". Heck, my Polish with an S curve bent barrel gets 5".
Link Posted: 4/6/2006 5:58:06 PM EST
Well, consider my case a one-off odd ball. It's a SAM-5S, 5.56mm, Vortex flash suppressor, deep thermal cycled barreled receiver, bolt and bolt carrier. I handload and get routinely 1.5" @ 100M with this weapon from a rest. It is inherently one of the more accurate AKs, but clearly the vortex and the DTC work had a most positive effect. Without the Vortex or cryo work the weapon got about 2.5"-3.0", again with my pet reloads. Food for thought.
Link Posted: 4/7/2006 9:49:55 AM EST
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