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7.62x39mm in what version?

Discussion in 'Rifles' started by Coastal76, Oct 15, 2018.

  1. Coastal76

    Coastal76 New Member

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    I have never owned a rifle chambered in 7.62x39mm. Can you guys make some recommendations on rifles you have experience with that are semi-auto chambered in 7.62x39mm? Thanks!
     


  2. Jon Payne

    Jon Payne Well-Known

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    I prefer AK variants from Jim Fuller/Rifle Dynamics. RD rifles are pricey, but high quality. I've recently received two for customers. Their fit and finish was excellent. My personal rifle was built by Jim Fuller before he founded RD and was made from a Romy "G" kit.
     
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  3. Coastal76

    Coastal76 New Member

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    Thanks Jon I will look into them!
     
  4. toddnjoyce

    toddnjoyce Well-Known

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    For a long time, I had a $89 surplus SKS. It just worked. But since it’s a communist tool, I traded it and $50 for a used M&P9.
     
  5. MTA89

    MTA89 Lives in a van down by the river TGT Supporter

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    Most foreign made AK variants are good. SKS is a good choice as well. I also have owned an AR in that caliber and it was reliable

    I would personally look for a Saiga or VEPR on gunbroker
     
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  6. oldag

    oldag TGT Addict

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    Alternatives to the AK:

    Sig makes a 556xi Russian in 7.62x39. Can get a folding stock version. Very accurate. Uses AK mags.

    PWS Diablo is an excellent little 7.62x39 AR pistol.
     
  7. diesel1959

    diesel1959 por vida Lifetime Member

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    I've got two of the Sig 556R carbines with the improved magwell. I love 'em, and I've had good luck with most of the AK mags I've tried. I've also got an SKS, but I've never been a big fan of the AK. They're great tools but they're not my tool.
     
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    SKS

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  9. Sam7sf

    Sam7sf Well-Known

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    If you want op, I got a yugo sks and an arsenal sam7sf you’re welcome to try if you’re ever in the dfw or Palmer area.
     
  10. Vaquero

    Vaquero Pre-ban Staff Member Admin

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    That's my preference.
    I've fired a few AK variants. They just don't fit me very well.
    I haven't tried an AR in 7.62x39.
     


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