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Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-12-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 283
Posted By Mark_Van_Goth
Unfortunately, I have to agree with you, Mercator...

Unfortunately, I have to agree with you, Mercator :/
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-12-2015, 04:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 283
Posted By Mark_Van_Goth
Ok...this is your opinion but...let me cite some...

Ok...this is your opinion but...let me cite some facts(A short comparison with its counterparts)
Weight (kg): AK 12=3.2; M16=3.55;SCAR L=3.3;HK416=3.56.
AK 12 is the lightest!
Lenght(mm):AK...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 05-11-2015, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 283
Posted By Mark_Van_Goth
AK 12:Did russian made finally made it?

I've just read an article about the AK 12, the last Kalashnikov project and took a look even on wikipedia:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AK-12.
If what is written is true...Did Russians finally manage...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-29-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,573
Posted By Mark_Van_Goth
Hm..sounds interesting.I don't have enough...

Hm..sounds interesting.I don't have enough experience with the tavor, but heard several positive reviews about it.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-20-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 195
Posted By Mark_Van_Goth
I would do exactly the same thing.And btw: A pre...

I would do exactly the same thing.And btw: A pre '65 is not just rifle: It is a work of art.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 03-05-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 494
Posted By Mark_Van_Goth
A chinese Mauser is in fact a rare gun-especially...

A chinese Mauser is in fact a rare gun-especially in good conditions.Consider that it was built in relatively small numbers in a comunist state, it was passed to allied countries and often abused.As...
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 02-23-2015, 08:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By Mark_Van_Goth
I agree with dyslexic_llama. You have to take...

I agree with dyslexic_llama.
You have to take in consideration that we are talking about an O-PAP, which is actually still the first generation of the PAP series.Such rifles had some issues and are...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 02-22-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 53,691
Posted By Mark_Van_Goth
This is how it should be done!When I was still...

This is how it should be done!When I was still living in Europe, if you were endangering someone they sent you home.Immediately.For two reasons.
-safety reason
-Teaching bad habbits to new shooters.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 02-22-2015, 04:14 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 53,691
Posted By Mark_Van_Goth
That's very disturbing.Last week I saw a guy...

That's very disturbing.Last week I saw a guy using a small HAMMER and his shirt to open the bolt.Would you believe it?
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 02-22-2015, 04:10 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 53,691
Posted By Mark_Van_Goth
Great explanation!!!This is what I was tying to...

Great explanation!!!This is what I was tying to say:It's all about the shooter and the rifle(proper set up and rifle's characteristics).
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 02-21-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 53,691
Posted By Mark_Van_Goth
Idiots.Ok, it is true that the .338 LM is...

Idiots.Ok, it is true that the .338 LM is expensive( 1-6$ per shot), but I would never reload a case without knowing exactly what I'm doing.Second thing:The caliber is not the problem.The problem is...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 02-21-2015, 05:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 783
Posted By Mark_Van_Goth
I would opt for the AR.It has more...

I would opt for the AR.It has more options/configurations.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 02-16-2015, 07:11 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,356
Posted By Mark_Van_Goth
The 7.62x39 began to fall after 220 yds.Premium...

The 7.62x39 began to fall after 220 yds.Premium ammo may let you get/obtain better results beyond such distance, but I wouldn't expect too much from an AK.The AK platform performs better at a 220-275...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 02-14-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,356
Posted By Mark_Van_Goth
Both Tyler and Mercator are right.IMO, if the...

Both Tyler and Mercator are right.IMO, if the shooter has been properly trained, he/she can be very proficient with both rifles.There are several myths about each rifle, usually bulls**t.The AK is...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 02-12-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,356
Posted By Mark_Van_Goth
Nothing new.Velmet,IMI,Sig Sauer already did it...

Nothing new.Velmet,IMI,Sig Sauer already did it in the '60s and later. Did you know kbow about the Galil ACE N? Anyway....I would trust a hybrid weapon...you simply can't have it all.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 02-12-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,356
Posted By Mark_Van_Goth
Just for chronicles:What variant of the M70 did...

Just for chronicles:What variant of the M70 did you bought?
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 02-09-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,356
Posted By Mark_Van_Goth
Great choice!The M70 is considered by many as one...

Great choice!The M70 is considered by many as one of the best AK variants.This whay I would probably buy if would have to go for an AK.
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 02-08-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,356
Posted By Mark_Van_Goth
I almost completely agree with that.Actually, the...

I almost completely agree with that.Actually, the grips are important for tactical shooting.And let's say it: the mag and bolt releases are very well made on the AR platform( you can do something...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 02-08-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,356
Posted By Mark_Van_Goth
Yes, this could be an option.I would would buy an...

Yes, this could be an option.I would would buy an AK, but the AR is more suitable to beginners:Less perceived recoil, the ammo is cheap, great to learn marksmanship basis, great ergonomics, very...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 02-08-2015, 11:43 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,356
Posted By Mark_Van_Goth
Both platforms are well made.In right hands,both...

Both platforms are well made.In right hands,both rifles are effective at 200-250 m(220-255 yds).If I was you, I would buy both and learn how to use them.With a 800$ budget, you can't buy a good AR15...
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 01-12-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,198
Posted By Mark_Van_Goth
The vz. 58(Not cz.48) is far superior to the AKM...

The vz. 58(Not cz.48) is far superior to the AKM under many aspects.
1)Short-stroke gas system=Make the weapon more controllable during full-auto and rapid fire(semi auto).
2)Bolt hold-open...
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 01-09-2015, 08:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,131
Posted By Mark_Van_Goth
Anyway.... Keep in mind that you have to...

Anyway....

Keep in mind that you have to save some money for the ammo and, possibly, for the accessories(Tactical grips, optics,etc).That's why I strongly suggest you to wait a little more and...
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 01-08-2015, 07:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,131
Posted By Mark_Van_Goth
True, the AMD is louder due to the presence of...

True, the AMD is louder due to the presence of the muzzle brake. But I think it can stabilize the weapon even if semi auto( rapid fire).For what concerns the PAP, it all depends on the generation of...
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 01-08-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 477
Posted By Mark_Van_Goth
SKS REAL effective range

The SKS was used in several occasions as a MR and, even as a sniper weapon.

Basing your opinion EXCLUSIVELY ON YOUR EXPERIENCE...What is, in your opinion, the SKS REAL effective range:
-With iron...
Firearms Forum: AK & SKS Discussion 01-08-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,131
Posted By Mark_Van_Goth
Well... I would opt for a M70(The B1 or AB2...

Well...
I would opt for a M70(The B1 or AB2 models are great).They are well known for they quality.But I think 550$ is not enough.You should wait a little more and increase your budget.Nowadays, a...
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