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Old 09-24-2012, 03:57 PM   #21
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I've got a meat and potatoes Romanian.

I'm very happy with the rifle,

it's solid, reliable, and cycles well.

I just don't have high

expectations for accuracy.

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Old 09-24-2012, 05:33 PM   #22
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My pre-ban Mitchell Arms Yugo M70 with a Ukrainian FED 1.5-4.5 scope shoots 2-2.5" groups all day long at 100 yds with little, or no effort. I shoot pretty much whatever I can get my hands on and many times the ammo is mixed. When not feeling lazy I can tighten up those groups considerably. Shooting the same rifle for 24 years probably helps a little as well. Besides, these rifles are for man size targets anyway and they've done a great job.

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Old 09-24-2012, 08:25 PM   #23
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I had a 1951 AK47, until Katrina, that I brought back from Vietnam that was fairly accurate up to 200 yards. I could hit the standard targets. It was not a target rifle in any sense of the word but is a proven assult weapon.

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My pre-ban Mitchell Arms Yugo M70 with a Ukrainian FED 1.5-4.5 scope shoots 2-2.5" groups all day long at 100 yds with little, or no effort. I shoot pretty much whatever I can get my hands on and many times the ammo is mixed. When not feeling lazy I can tighten up those groups considerably. Shooting the same rifle for 24 years probably helps a little as well. Besides, these rifles are for man size targets anyway and they've done a great job.
I love that stock.
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Does the stock fold?

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I've yet to see one shoot under about 3 MOA, in person. Having built a couple from parts and being a machinist by trade, I'm surprised they shoot that well given the wide tolerances and generally sloppy fitting. Comblock barrels generally aren't of the best quality, and the sights don't do it any favors either. They were designed to work, not shoot small groups.

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I've yet to see one shoot under about 3 MOA, in person. Having built a couple from parts and being a machinist by trade, I'm surprised they shoot that well given the wide tolerances and generally sloppy fitting. Comblock barrels generally aren't of the best quality, and the sights don't do it any favors either. They were designed to work, not shoot small groups.
Those pre-ban Yugos aren't your every day AK. I read that only approx.400 Mitchell Arms under folders were imported into the country before the ban in '89. Also, the barrel isn't chrome lined and I've read that they are more accurate. I threw away a couple of shot up targets, so I can't show the actual groups. I've shot close to 1.5" groups on good days, but like I said 2-2.5" groups are the norm. I put the Samson cheek rest on, cause the scope sits high and bothered my neck over the years and stuck on a Russian rubber recoil pad that is very comfortable. I'm getting too old to torture myself. I did have to slightly dremel the cheek rest to widen it a little. The Yugo's metal stock is thicker than other AK's and I didn't want to force it on. Also, the stock does fold, but doesn't lock due to the rubber pad.

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Old 09-26-2012, 10:17 AM   #28
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That is a very nice looking rifle.

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Just replaced my red-dot sight with a compact scope on my Wasar-10 after dialing it in groups ran about 2" to 3" at 100 yrds. All in all I'm very satisfied with this as it was a rather informal sighting in I think its probably what this rifle is capable of. The scope is mounted on a UTG quick detach side mount that I have used for a year now with no problems at all. Here a a few pics.

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Only a couple of questions there, P.

Does that taclight have anywhere near the range of the scope?
I'd be worried it would make me a target, well past 1/2 mile.

Does the front handle do anything to improve LR accuracy?

Does the scope slow your rate of fire?

And rhetorically, since you have opted for the lighter composite stock,

how much does all that extra stuff weigh?

I have this fear of dying tired...

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