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Posted: 9/23/2004 6:58:34 PM EST
[Last Edit: 9/23/2004 6:59:57 PM EST by StealthyBlagga]
OK, so I have built (actually, assembled) all four of my AR15s without a hitch and saved a bunch of cash doing so. Now I am thinking about getting my first AK... I'm thinking 7.62x39 with a folding stock (ideally AKMS w/underfolder or AMD65 for coolness factor).

My question is, should I buy my first one from one of the reputable US manufacturers (such as Vector), buy a cheapie $300 WASR or build my own using an 80% receiver and parts kit ? How difficult is the home build ? I have hand tools, a vice and low-end drill press.

I want this thing to work 100% and not blow up in my face. As it will be a beater/bullet hose, and not intended for serious work (competition or SHTF), I won't baby it and don't care how ugly it is. Accuracy is not important, so long as the bullets come out straight. I don't want to pay a penny more than necessary either.

Share your wisdom with an AK newbie.
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