Re: IO AK47 from Atlantic Firearms
Buying an AK can be tricky. There have been some real duds. The ones everyone says to stay away from are Romanian AK47 kits built by Century Arms. I've heard horror stories but also heard Century is improving. It's a crap shoot with Century.
This one however looks like a sweet deal and personally I'd chance it though I don't know who built it. I've never dealt with Atlantic but it appears to be a quality AK. I would have preferred this to my Saiga conversion project.
I bought a real nice wood stock set which required that I purchase a new gas tube and mounting hardware for the fore grip and handguard. I had to thread the barrel which required that I purchase a die, plus he cost of a muzzle brake. Now I have to do a little gunsmithing and move the trigger group forward (a job I'm not all that comfortable about doing) and requires buying a trigger kit for over $100.00 total. There are other minor mods I'll have to make like installing a bullet guide for accepting AK mags, etc. In the end I'll have over $700.00 in it.
If I had seen this before I started the Saiga project I would have bought this one. Looks like very nice furniture and all the work's done.
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