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Posted: 11/7/2002 7:26:02 PM EDT
Have a few extra bucks comming in next week and will have some too spend.Here is what Im pondering over now.
1.SAR 3
2.Buying a Receiver and building my own AK
3..223 12in Barrel for my Encore
4.10in 45LC/.410 Barrel for my Encore
5.75 Rd drum and more Ammo for my SAR1
Ok what I have.AR15 that Ive built pretty much from scratch.SAR1 that Ive added KVAR stocks and mounted a Cobra on.Remington 870 21in with Syn stocks and mag extention.Stainless 9MM Browning Hi-Power and of coarse a Tack Drivin Stainless 10/22.These are not all I own but the ones I shoot the most.What I want is to add somthing to round off what I allready have or to add to my fun guns.Thats why Im thinking about the .223 Barrel for my Encore.I bought as a 209x50 Black Powder with the intentions of turning it into a .223 pistol or going the 45LC/.410 route.Either would be fun to shoot and I could hunt either of them as long as I kept limitations on how far I shot.So what do you guys think?Later,45B10
Link Posted: 11/7/2002 7:41:38 PM EDT
What the hell is an encore? Forget the drum mag. 30 rounders work fine, and if you need more than that, go for a 40-45 round mag.

Anyway, building an AK sounds like a lot of fun, if you have the time, tools and skill of course.

If you want a gun right away, get a SAR-2 in 5.45x39. Stay clear of the SAR-3. YOu'll have to get a new hammer and trigger for it (Red Star Arms), and even then, the SAR-3 in 5.56 is rather finicky with magazines (German Steel Weiger mags are a must).

If you get a SAR-2, granted the 5.45 round is hard to come by, but magazines are cheaper and you can turn it into either an old style wood AK-74 clone or a new age AK-74M clone with black polymer. Muzzle brake of course as well.

themao
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Link Posted: 11/7/2002 8:03:29 PM EDT
A Encore is almost the same as a Contender.Ill end up with a Drum either now or later just trying to decide when.Dont need it just want it for shits and grins.I can pick up 30'S here for $10.00 and have been buying a couple of them each week.If I go the AK route itll be .223.I would have to Drive atleast 100 miles or Order ammo to get 5.45 around here.Just not worth it to me.
Link Posted: 11/7/2002 8:15:54 PM EDT
You need them all---Buy what you can afford!
Link Posted: 11/8/2002 4:18:25 AM EDT
If you have access to a shop press and some riveting equipment, build your own. Otherwise, get a SAR 2 or 3 and a RSA trigger set.
Link Posted: 11/8/2002 5:06:39 AM EDT
Whatever you decide, Send it to me for Extensive testing.
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