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Old 02-08-2013, 02:53 AM   #11
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Eh? No love for the SVT-40? If you have not seen them, look them up -- much like an SKS but in 7.62 x 54mm. A very fun and useful rifle but slightly hard to find at a reasonable price in the US.

Between SKS and AK, it depends on what you want from it. If you want a bit more range go with the SKS (or a longer barreled AK). If you want a shorter, really maneuverable rifle that is fairly quick to reload, get the AK.
Those are really cool. A bit pricey but really cool.
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Having shot both and the AK had a happy switch on it. I prefer the SKS. And that is why i own an SKS vs. AK.

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Eh? No love for the SVT-40? If you have not seen them, look them up -- much like an SKS but in 7.62 x 54mm. A very fun and useful rifle but slightly hard to find at a reasonable price in the US.

Between SKS and AK, it depends on what you want from it. If you want a bit more range go with the SKS (or a longer barreled AK). If you want a shorter, really maneuverable rifle that is fairly quick to reload, get the AK.
Yeah, SVT40s run about $1000 in the states... Would love to have one though.
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I know a guy who has a SVT40 for sale and it is in virtually perfect condition. I have been fighting the urge to buy it all week. That is likely why I had to mention it. lol

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What is the better rifle as far as accuracy, dependability and ammo availability?
We are talking about two different design/concepts:The SKS is a carabine and AK is a basically a machinegun.Both weapons uses the same ammo.

I'll keep it simple:
(Assuming that the rifle have not been modified in anyway)

The ammo is the same(7.62x39 or m43)

The SKS is better in terms of:
-Accuracy
-Control

The SKS is worts in terms of:
-Reliability
-Ammo capacity
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I'll keep it simple:
(Assuming that the rifle have not been modified in anyway)

The ammo is the same(7.62x39 or m43)

The SKS is better in terms of:
-Accuracy
-Control

The SKS is worts in terms of:
-Reliability
-Ammo capacity[/QUOTE]

And just how is the SKS worse in terms of reliability? Mine has never had a failure to feed,fire or eject. I have heard more of AK's jamming than an SKS. The only SKS' I hear of messing up is because of after market mags vs the stock 10 round mags.

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He said the SKS is worts not worse!

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Dang and to think my SKS doesn't have any worts or warts. lol.

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