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Posted: 6/22/2003 6:26:44 AM EDT
Just did a search and got 14 entries from 6 months ago and now have more questions than answers. Not meaning to rehash; but some help would be welcome.

It seems they can be converted to take ak mags and ak furniture----but-----.

What the problem concerning the trigger assy.?

What the problem with the front handguard ? One guy wrote he had to cut it in half. Damn???

And last but not least (Is this legal?)!!
Link Posted: 6/22/2003 9:41:26 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 6/22/2003 9:48:14 AM EDT by MRW]
did you see my thread in the BIY forum?

www.ar15.com/forums/topic.html?b=4&f=51&t=52693
Link Posted: 6/22/2003 11:55:47 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 6/22/2003 11:56:08 AM EDT by bulletslap]
MRW covers that subject very well.

If you don't want to go thru the hassel of building one yourself Global Trades is putting together some real nice AK-74 copies out of Sagias. I talked to Jimmy Streetman at the Market Hall Gunshow last weekend and looked some over. There were real nice.
Link Posted: 6/22/2003 12:25:41 PM EDT
AK USA AK103 Saiga conversion


Link Posted: 6/22/2003 12:56:42 PM EDT
God thats beautiful.

Who did the conversion?
Is that standard Saiga finish or is it an aftermarket?
I want one now....I think a .223 though instead of my SAR3 I was thinking about....
Link Posted: 6/23/2003 3:03:43 PM EDT
Where are you at in Indiana tiredtoolman? If you are close to me you could have a look at mine or if you are going to Bulletfest you can try it out there.
Link Posted: 6/23/2003 5:16:04 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 6/23/2003 5:17:58 PM EDT by man0ica]
I have the same rifle. It was actually converted by Hesse. Never has jammed of failed to fire. Was leary about getting one done by Hesse, but it has been great, more dependable than my SAR-1 and SAR-2.

http://img.villagephotos.com/p/2003-6/12241/CHXVJ-ImageServer.jpg

http://img.villagephotos.com/p/2003-6/12241/LSCTE-Saiga.jpg



Link Posted: 6/24/2003 7:56:51 AM EDT
Wow!
I just bought a twin to your Hesse/Saiga last weekend.
I havent got much $$ in it. It was used, but not much.

hillclimber
Link Posted: 6/25/2003 5:04:48 AM EDT

Originally Posted By green18:
AK USA AK103 Saiga conversion
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green18,
that's a VERY fine conversion you have there !!

Did AK USA address the mag problem brought up by "MRW" in his BIY topic ??
Link Posted: 6/25/2003 3:01:44 PM EDT
Thanks Yankee I'm in the Fort Wayne area (mid north). I'm thinking ahead for some winter projects.
I still have to finish my 458 socom.

Thanks MRW that gives me alot to work with. I wonder how I missed that with my search?
Link Posted: 6/25/2003 4:52:30 PM EDT
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