AK Platform Thread

Discussion in 'General Firearm Forum' started by SHOOTER13, Oct 16, 2012.

  1. SHOOTER13

    SHOOTER13 RETIRED MODERATOR Lifetime Supporter

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    Here's a place to discuss the AK platform and all of it's clones...along with pictures of what you own:

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    Below is a pic of my Yugoslavian AKMS ( 7,62x39mm ) manufactured by Zastava Arms in the city of Kragujevac, in modern day Serbia.

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    TECHNICAL DATA

    Assault Rifle M70AB2
    Calibre (mm) 7,62x39
    Twist rate (mm) 240
    Number of grooves 4

    Weight (kg)
    Weapon 4.04
    Magazine, empty (30 rounds) 0.36

    Length (mm)
    Weapon with folded stock 900
    Barrel 415

    Mechanical Features
    Type of fire- Semi-Auto
    Operation- Gas operated
    Locking system- Rotating bolt

    Muzzle velocity (m/s) 720
    Rate of fire (rounds/min.) 620
    Maximum effective range (m) 300
     
  2. threetango

    threetango Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    My Saiga (Russian) AK47.

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  3. threetango

    threetango Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    I found that the Surefire 30rd mags work much better with the Saiga AK than the Promag 30's do.
     
  4. SHOOTER13

    SHOOTER13 RETIRED MODERATOR Lifetime Supporter

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    The Saiga's come with Promags...?!
     
  5. threetango

    threetango Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    Hahaha, no, they come with a 10 rd factory mag :D. Dealer threw in 2 promags and I bought 2 surefire after fighting with the hookup on the PM's
     
  6. SHOOTER13

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    I was gonna say...!! :D