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Difficult for me to answer this myself as I just about like them all. Bulgarian ones are kind of my favorite in that they seemed to be a little more asthetically pleasing and have shot better for me in the accuracy department. This being said a friend recently got one of the Saiga reworks from Arsenal USA, and it is a sweet shooting, and sweet looking AK.
The Chinese MAK 90's work like, well like an AK is supposed to. They kind of grow on you too. The much maligned WASR's even work good when properly set up. I have about 3000 rounds thru one with out a malfuntion.
Yugo AK's are nice and seem to be well put togather as well the M70 shoots good too. Then there are the Other caliber AK's like the 223, 545, 308, and some others as well. What are ya'lls thoughts on what you like and why.
 

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Have only had experience with 2 -- WASR and the MAK90. Of the 2 I like the MAK90. It looks and feels like a well made AK - the WASR on the other hand, feels "cheap" -- BUT will digest anything you put through it!!!!!!
 

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i bought a Romaian WASR for $250 a little over a year ago.. Got home and cleaned all the grease out of it and it shoots pretty good. It has a Tapco trigger and a cheesy pistol grip.
 

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The most accurate I have shot is a Russian, but I have handled a couple of Bulgarian's that probably were the most aesthetically pleasing (if that can actually be said about an AK...). I have a WASR that does look and feel a little "cheap", but as a matter of fact, it was cheap and has about 1600-1700 rounds through it without a malfunction and without having anything done to it other than a little work on the trigger pull. It's not a tack driver, but considering the sights and the trigger, it isn't that bad. Come to think of it, I haven't seen an AK malfunction...
 

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I bought a new Arsenal Sagia SGL21-61 last December it's the best AK I have ever owned so far. To me it's close as you can get to the AK-103. :machinegun:
 

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I don't like the dang things, except for a few.

The only ones I like are the Bulgarian, Russian, and Chinese. Well, also the Romanians. And the Hungarians, I like them too. And Yugoslavians too, I guess.

I'd probably like Polish and Egyptian if I had some!! :lol4:

 

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I bought a new Arsenal Sagia SGL21-61 last December it's the best AK I have ever owned so far. To me it's close as you can get to the AK-103. :machinegun:
Someone else I know has one of those. It is sweet!
 

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I don't like the dang things, except for a few.

The only ones I like are the Bulgarian, Russian, and Chinese. Well, also the Romanians. And the Hungarians, I like them too. And Yugoslavians too, I guess.

I'd probably like Polish and Egyptian if I had some!! :lol4:

We both need a few more! Ok a lot more :thumbup:
 

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My WASR doesn't like Hollowpoint ammo for some reason....Maybe this will correct itself after a few thousand down range but for now it gets FMJ
 

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I think my next one is going to be a milled reciever. That way I can see what all the fuss is about.
Being heavier and costing more?


People forget they started stamped and went to milled because their tech base was not able to build quality stamped receivers. As soon as they were mechanically able, the Russkis went back to stamped.
 

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I've got a Yugo M70 fixed stock. I put a side folding Ace Stock on it, and pulled off the paracord wrap cheek rest over foam padding. I'll post a pic soon. I LOVE that gun. Got a bakelite grip for it along with a couple of bakelite magazines and some bulgarian circle 10's. I'm a Ruskie weapon fan. :2tup:
 

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I think my next one is going to be a milled reciever. That way I can see what all the fuss is about.
A lot of people don't know that they made the milled recievers because they did'nt have the machinery to make the stamp ones like the Russians did. I have never seen a stamped one fail, so I have no need for a milled one.
 

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I find it interesting that the Czech's were able to make a milled reciever variant that is lighter than the stamped ones of other countries. Granted it's not a true AKS, but size wise it is close.
 
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