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Posted: 9/2/2008 8:43:37 AM EST
I don't know it's me or it's the gun, my milled AK feels heavy and my left arm felt sore after 5 min use of my AK. (Sam 7 A1r) I am not a skinny dude, i am about 5'8 185 pounds. Sometime i think AKs are too heavy for me. Does anyone have the same experience. thanks.

Link Posted: 9/2/2008 8:47:36 AM EST
Weak arm......
Link Posted: 9/2/2008 8:53:12 AM EST
i can't believe you posted this.
Link Posted: 9/2/2008 8:55:51 AM EST
Maybe spend a little time at the gym?
Link Posted: 9/2/2008 9:13:59 AM EST


Sorry dude, but it is you. Seriously, work out. It will fix this problem and make you feel much better in general.

The weight of an AK is actually on the light side, compared to many guns.

Link Posted: 9/2/2008 9:16:11 AM EST
[Last Edit: 9/2/2008 9:16:26 AM EST by ArmedFerret]

Originally Posted By Shrike37:
The weight of an AK is actually on the light side, compared to many guns.



Werd.

Try the M1 Garand. Definitely much more chunky than a milled AK.
Link Posted: 9/2/2008 11:14:35 AM EST
Weak arm I'd say I have a milled AK too and it's not heavy at all, milled ones are only a few ounces heavier then the stamped.
Link Posted: 9/2/2008 11:28:10 AM EST
i heard the milled receiver is at least 2 pounds heavier. I don't own a stamp AK, so i am not 100% sure. i believe my milled AK is about 8.5 pounds.
Link Posted: 9/2/2008 11:39:44 AM EST

Originally Posted By bondyu:
i heard the milled receiver is at least 2 pounds heavier. I don't own a stamp AK, so i am not 100% sure. i believe my milled AK is about 8.5 pounds.


Can anyone with both weigh them? Obviously any differences in furniture, optics, etc would have to be addressed, but it would be nice to know what the weights are.
Link Posted: 9/2/2008 11:40:14 AM EST
Link Posted: 9/2/2008 11:54:36 AM EST
i'm telling guys, there's something wrong with my Sam 7 A1R, it cannot be this heavy. I can benchpress 250 lbs. but for some reason, this AK it just tired the shit out of my left arm. Maybe i should buy myself a good sling or maybe even a foregrip or something. I just don't get it. I love my AK, but what good does it do for you when the freaking arm is so tired and can't even shoot straight.
Link Posted: 9/2/2008 11:55:30 AM EST

Originally Posted By bondyu:
I don't know it's me or it's the gun, my milled AK feels heavy and my left arm felt sore after 5 min use of my AK. (Sam 7 A1r) I am not a skinny dude, i am about 5'8 185 pounds. Sometime i think AKs are too heavy for me. Does anyone have the same experience. thanks.

Use it more often like that your arm will grow stronger. Some people find a AR15 heavy. Now those are wussies.
Link Posted: 9/2/2008 12:00:51 PM EST
SA M-7 A1 R - 7.7lbs (arsenal)

SLR-105 - 7.1lbs (arsenal)

AKM - 6.8lbs (wiki)
Link Posted: 9/2/2008 12:04:15 PM EST
just weighted my Sam 7 A1R ------ 9.2 lbs. (with 30 round empty waffle mag)
Link Posted: 9/2/2008 12:49:09 PM EST
stick to the 5 round hunting mags
Link Posted: 9/2/2008 12:51:43 PM EST
When I was in the army in 66 we had to excerise using our M14s and after about a week they felt like a .22. So I would suggest you learn at least the manual of arms and do it about 5 times a day and I think that will make the AK seem as light as a .22. I am now over 60 years old a heavy beer drinker and smoker and I know I could hump a little milled receiver AK all day long.
Link Posted: 9/2/2008 1:01:35 PM EST
[batman begins] what good does benchpressing all that weight do, if you can't lift a simple AK?[/batman begins]

grow stronger
Link Posted: 9/2/2008 1:21:35 PM EST
good lord
Link Posted: 9/2/2008 1:40:43 PM EST
benching 250 means squat, I know guys that can bench over 300 and when you ask them to do 5 pull ups they cant........the milled recievers are heavier than stamped by a pound or 2.....then add a full mag, yea they get a little heavy, just practice more, as far as recoil or kick......there is none with a 762x39. You want kick? try a 308 or step up to a 12ga for that matter.....its all in what your used to, eventually even those rounds look weak after shooting them for a while, like I said it just takes time and alot of practice......if you still cant handle it after a bit I would suggest selling for a stamped reciever......or better yet just go straight to a AR
Link Posted: 9/2/2008 1:49:12 PM EST
man...this thread is full of fail...

Link Posted: 9/2/2008 1:58:57 PM EST
[Last Edit: 9/2/2008 2:00:50 PM EST by acman145acp]

Troll Allert.........
I was going to try and find a nice way to tell you to man the fuck up since my skinny ass 13yr old son has no problem handling an ak and my 4yr old daughter helps me carry them to the truck.

But I remembered two of your other trollish threads that got locked.
Did a little search and found a couple of other post that show your fos......


Originally Posted By bondyu:
i paid exactly $1040 about year ago. but they still have one for sell last week i checked. they are selling at machine gun kelly for $1600. I think they are well worth it.




Originally Posted By bondyu:
I am new to the ak world and later i found i paid too much for my ak sas m7, i paid for total of $1480. My friend said that i have paid way too much, i was pissed all day today, was my friend correct? thanks
Link Posted: 9/2/2008 2:08:56 PM EST
thanks guys for all great responses. I guess my arm is just too weak. I just thought maybe there was some manufacture defect on my AK. I'll keep you guys update.
Link Posted: 9/2/2008 2:25:05 PM EST
Please chang your user name to "NANCYBOY".
Link Posted: 9/2/2008 2:36:05 PM EST

Originally Posted By TheRealSundance:
Please chang your user name to "NANCYBOY".


Link Posted: 9/2/2008 2:45:32 PM EST

Originally Posted By bondyu:
thanks guys for all great responses. I guess my arm is just too weak. I just thought maybe there was some manufacture defect on my AK. I'll keep you guys update.


are you f*cking kidding me?! a manufacturer's defect that makes a gun too heavy? turn in your man card, and go find yourself a nice 10/22.

Link Posted: 9/2/2008 3:01:33 PM EST
Great advice Everyone, just sucks that its wasted on a TROLL. Good eye acman145acp

LMAO i can bench 250lbs Your good, the Manufacture defect gave you a way though.
Link Posted: 9/2/2008 3:04:30 PM EST
I can't bench 250 but I can hold up an AK!
Link Posted: 9/2/2008 3:24:45 PM EST
Link Posted: 9/2/2008 3:44:22 PM EST
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Originally Posted By Loki41872:
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Chock full of win.


Seriously though, you might want to check with your doctor for poor blood circulation in your arm. It could be a sign of a rare but serious medical condition.
Link Posted: 9/3/2008 7:17:39 AM EST
i knew you guys would laugh at me. I think i have embarrassed myself enough, I just thought if anyone out there has suffered a similar problem. but obviously not, i appreciate for all the comments.
Link Posted: 9/3/2008 7:24:32 AM EST

Originally Posted By bondyu:
i knew you guys would laugh at me. I think i have embarrassed myself enough, I just thought if anyone out there has suffered a similar problem. but obviously not, i appreciate for all the comments.


Troll be Gone already, your not even funny anymore. No one has even seen this so called rifle of yours, with the soft hammer
Link Posted: 9/3/2008 9:02:42 AM EST
switch hands.
Link Posted: 9/3/2008 7:00:02 PM EST
If your holding it for 5 min shooting it would get heavy but with practice you'll get used to it.

Think it's heavy shot an AK pistol for 5 min. holding an AK pistol without it resting against the shoulder get heavy fast but with training practice it's not so bad.
Link Posted: 9/3/2008 7:22:56 PM EST
[Last Edit: 9/3/2008 7:29:11 PM EST by PhreakMode]
Sounds like you need one of these for your AK



no offense intended to anyone, peace baby
Link Posted: 9/4/2008 6:26:45 AM EST
Link Posted: 9/4/2008 6:57:07 AM EST
man up Sally, time to hit the gym
Link Posted: 9/4/2008 8:07:11 AM EST
I can hit 405 for reps on the bench but man, those milled AKs are just too much for me also


Link Posted: 9/4/2008 9:50:26 AM EST
Bondyu, AK's are naturally front heavy.I imagine that a milled one even more.You just need to spend alot of time with this rifle and get used to it.I think you are using muscles that are not used to this type position.In time you will get used to it. No matter how much you paid for your Milled Ak,you got one,and most of us wish we had one. If i had the ducat's to throw down for one,,,,i would probably be putting those "Hot/Cold" patches on muscles i haven't used in a long time too LOL. Stick with this forum and you will learn alot.Just ignore the guys who have to beat on their chests and say to "Be A man". It Takes guts to start a thread like this and let the shit slingers harass you.
Link Posted: 9/4/2008 9:59:25 AM EST
I'm still curious to know why the OP's AK weighs 2 lbs. more than Phreakmode's. Any thoughts, or is this just BS?
Link Posted: 9/4/2008 10:04:24 AM EST
I dunno? This thread brought back memories of spending the day with a 35LB Barret Light 50. What a fun day! Yeah i was sore.It didn't kick bad,but Dang it was heavy LOL.
Link Posted: 9/4/2008 10:57:45 AM EST
thanks for your encouragement. I will try to get used to this gun. Sometime i was thinking if the kids at Africa can pick this up freely, what is wrong with me, a grown adult that have such a hard time with this weapon. I really enjoy this forum and it's good to hear something nice once in a while. You take care.
Link Posted: 9/5/2008 5:52:21 AM EST

Originally Posted By bondyu:
I don't know it's me or it's the gun, my milled AK feels heavy and my left arm felt sore after 5 min use of my AK. (Sam 7 A1r) I am not a skinny dude, i am about 5'8 185 pounds. Sometime i think AKs are too heavy for me. Does anyone have the same experience. thanks.



im sorry
Link Posted: 9/5/2008 10:43:46 AM EST



Link Posted: 9/5/2008 10:58:36 AM EST


OMFG!!! GO TO THE GYM !!!
Link Posted: 9/5/2008 11:17:02 AM EST
^^^^^ ZOMBIE!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Link Posted: 9/5/2008 11:39:06 AM EST
You should trade it in for a 16 inch ptr-91 with a sliding stock. Barely any felt recoil at all.
Link Posted: 9/5/2008 1:35:51 PM EST

Originally Posted By ArmedFerret:

Originally Posted By Shrike37:
The weight of an AK is actually on the light side, compared to many guns.



Werd.

Try the M1 Garand. Definitely much more chunky than a milled AK.

+1
Link Posted: 9/5/2008 2:04:24 PM EST
[Last Edit: 9/5/2008 2:05:06 PM EST by VA-gunnut]
Link Posted: 9/5/2008 2:56:15 PM EST
wax on wax off
WAX ON WAX OFF
Link Posted: 9/5/2008 2:59:17 PM EST
WAX ON WAX OFF
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