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  1. Wounded Ronin is offline
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     Style: German longsword, .45 ACP

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    I ended up getting a WASR AK 47

    Following up on my earlier thread about which firearm to get, I ended up getting a WASR AK 47. I got the rifle, 6 magazines, a bayonet, a sling, three mag pouches, and 500 rounds of ammunition for only $609, including shipping and tax! Damn, what a deal!

    I took the rifle out to fire today for the first time. It was my very first time firing an AK 47. As I put the stock on my shoulder I could feel it biting into my shoulder, narrow, hard, and communistic. When I fired it, I actually liked the trigger, but I found that if I didn't clench my jaw shut when firing it that the rifle kicked hard enough that it felt a bit like taking a jab to the jaw every time I fired. That is a much harder kick than when I fire my Mini 14, but less so than when I pull out the old Mosin Nagant.

    It was my first time with the rifle so I fired 60 rounds and was still tweaking my stance and form and getting used to it. I fired at some paper targets about 30 or 40 feet away with some wind blowing and moving the target a bit, so I am not taking my results too seriously at this time. I guess that the iron sights are at least reasonably on target: http://tinypic.com/r/512ge1/4

    I was really delighted with the rifle after all. It seems like a miracle of simplistic elegance. If you want to rack the slide back, there's not even a separate slide stop you need to push up. You just push the charging handle down and somehow the slide sticks where you need it. It's extremely intuitive and amazing.

    Here's a picture of the rifle with a mag, and the bayonet fixed: http://tinypic.com/r/ek49vo/4
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    What could be worse than a Communistic butt stock? Might have to go visit Tapco.
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     Style: German longsword, .45 ACP

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    Wow, thanks for the link! Looks like they have exactly what I'd need to make shooting more comfortable.
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     Style: BJJ/Judo/Boxing

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    I love my WASR, it feels so rickety and it's just crazy fun to shoot.
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     Style: German longsword, .45 ACP

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    I went ahead and ordered a Tapco stock and sling off Amazon.com. I think I'll probably have a gunsmith put the stock on just because I have no idea how to remove and install new stocks.
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    Aw, come on . . . what's the worst that could happen?

    I'm glad that helped.
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     Style: Arnis/Kenpo hybrid

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    If there is any weapon to "do it yourself" with its an AK.
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    why can't i ever find deals like that?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Don Gwinn View Post
    Aw, come on . . . what's the worst that could happen?

    I'm glad that helped.
    I damage the screwholes in the wood by accident? I strip a screw?
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    Quote Originally Posted by white_kimbo View Post
    why can't i ever find deals like that?
    Because you don't Google "J&G Sales"?
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