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Old 04-19-2014, 07:05 AM   #11
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My Arsenal has a milled receiver. It is an actual AK47.
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My Arsenal has a milled receiver. It is an actual AK47.
Lets compare, shall we?? I showed mine.
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The first AK47s were actually stamped, but because they couldn't always get the welds right they switched to milled receivers for 8-10 years or so. Then back to stamped as soon as technology came far enough to get the welds right every time.

They kept them a secret from the world for years, by the time we learned of them they were all milled.

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Lets compare, shall we?? I showed mine.
I did show you mine in my thread. I posted it on page 1. Open it up. Here it us again.

http://www.firearmstalk.com/forums/f19/ak-47-finally-arrives-103331/
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I did show you mine in my thread. I posted it on page 1. Open it up. Here it us again.

http://www.firearmstalk.com/forums/f19/ak-47-finally-arrives-103331/
Sweet rifle, technically it's an AKS though
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Nice lookin rifle. Congrats.

Ok so I'm not the most knowledgeable guy around about AKs. So bear with me.

I prefer wood furniture. If I were to buy an AK like yours could I retrofit it with some nice wood without modding? Or does it "depend?"

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Nice lookin rifle. Congrats.

Ok so I'm not the most knowledgeable guy around about AKs. So bear with me.

I prefer wood furniture. If I were to buy an AK like yours could I retrofit it with some nice wood without modding? Or does it "depend?"
With a folding stock it's not possible. I am the same way, prefer the wood but arsenal doesn't have a fixed stock model.

There is always the "khyber" type. The triangle folder is easily added to the Arsenal. Runs $100 or so
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With a folding stock it's not possible. I am the same way, prefer the wood but arsenal doesn't have a fixed stock model.

There is always the "khyber" type. The triangle folder is easily added to the Arsenal. Runs $100 or so
How disappointing. Looks like an Arsenal isn't in my future.
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How disappointing. Looks like an Arsenal isn't in my future.
They change their models every few years and never make any one model for very long. For awhile a side folder was tough to get, now it's the opposite. They will come around again at some point.
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I have Arsenal also, it's a Very Good Thing. You won't be disappointed.

Also, in case you missed the announcement, MagPull now makes 30 Rd AK style mags.
They are also Very Good Things. I like them better than the Circle-10s for the lock-up and feel, and they are a little less maintenance.

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