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Old 05-15-2012, 04:17 AM   #1
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Ok here is the deal! I am going to get an AK tommorrow and what is everyone's oppinion? I have the choice between a WASR with all the stuff that comes with it or a IO AK that has no site mount on the side of it. but is well made I have already checked it out. So which is better a Romanian WASR or an American Polish copy with no sight mount on it? HELP me please I dont wanna screw up and buy junk. the IO is $585.00 and the WASR is $525.00. What is the better choice?

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Old 05-15-2012, 04:21 AM   #2
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I myself would go with the Polish they hold a special place in my heart. Plus there are many options now for mounts.

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What exactly comes with this WASR? $525 is a pretty high price

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well the WASR has the side mount set up and bayonet and oil can and sling and the IO just has the composite stock and two thirty round mags it comes with.

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Both are priced waytoo high for what they are, You can get a Russian Saiga AK ond convert it at that price, much, much better gun.

Conversions are much easier than they look and if you go with the Saiga, you can get a 5.45x39 (AK74) version, which is vastly superior IMO. Plus the ammo is CHEAP and standard 74 mags work with no modifications.

I mean it doesn't get any cooler than a real Russian AK.

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The IO should be the better one of the 2 if u pick the wasar check the clips make sure they have a tight fit

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Definitely get a saiga. Don't know about the IO but someone's trying to rip you off on that WASR

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If you look around a but more you can find a was in the mid to low 400s

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Both are priced too high for what they are, You can get a Russian Saiga AK ond convert it at that price, much, much better gun.

I mean it doesn't get any cooler than a real Russian AK.
You have convinced me totally to get a saiga instead of a wasr
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You have convinced me totally to get a saiga instead of a wasr
Like I said in my edit, check out the 5.45x39 (AK74) version.
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