what's a dragonov go for these days?

Discussion in 'Large-Bore/Small-Bore Rifle/Shotgun' started by soundguy, Nov 23, 2012.

  1. soundguy

    soundguy Well-Known Member

    May 8, 2012
    florida
    saw the other thread about dragunov's. reminds me i don't have one yet.

    what these go for these days for a shooter?

    anyone got one.. how do they compair , action wise, to an sks. ( figure anyting has to shoot betterthan an AK :) )

    better yet.. how do they compair to an SVT 40? I have one of thos ein 762x54r love that gun...
     
  2. JLA

    JLA Well-Known Member

    Feb 26, 2007
    Heart Of Texas
    They are oversized AKs. Shooters are just that.. Ak accurate shooters. But the designated snipers are a different story. some of them can be pretty damn accurate.

    Last one i priced was about 800 bucks, and it was just a shooter.
     

  3. soundguy

    soundguy Well-Known Member

    May 8, 2012
    florida
    interesting.. so more like an ak vs the sks/aks . and similar shooting action, except for the ones vetted for sniper work.

    hmm.. maybee I don't need one.

    I like my svt40 way better than an AK and moreso than my sks's ( i like an sks better than an ak personally. )

    thanks! may have saved me some $$
     
  4. JLA

    JLA Well-Known Member

    Feb 26, 2007
    Heart Of Texas
    AK, AKM and AKS are pretty much the same things. SKS is different. SVD (Dragunov) is an AK scaled up for the 7.62X54R.

    I have always wanted an SVD, but they are dreadfully heavy for gas operated rifles. The one time i ever shot one it was a replica and weighed about 13 pounds. Not something id wanna wag around all day. but it was a blast to shoot.
     
  5. soundguy

    soundguy Well-Known Member

    May 8, 2012
    florida
    have you shot an svt 40 (38)

    I wonder how they compair to the SVD.

    both in x54

    I love the svt I have...
     
  6. JLA

    JLA Well-Known Member

    Feb 26, 2007
    Heart Of Texas
    Yes. i find them very similar. Jeffs got a 40 down at the shop Ive been fondling. Trying not to buy it. I could prolly get it for 600.
     
  7. Grizz

    Grizz Active Member

    I wouldn't knock the AK so much, my long barrel Maadi RPM is pretty accurate. I'm able to get a first round hits on a 12" x 10" steel plate at 350 yards pretty consistent. Before that I was averaging 3/7 hits on a torso target at 500 yards. At 100 yards it's a 1 moa shooter. This is all with iron sights.
     
  8. soundguy

    soundguy Well-Known Member

    May 8, 2012
    florida
    wel.. that actually saves me some money.

    if they are comparable to an svt.. then i think I'm covered.

    thanks
     
  9. JLA

    JLA Well-Known Member

    Feb 26, 2007
    Heart Of Texas
    The SVT just doesnt have the cool AK bolt throw. But other than that the targets you shoot with them wont know the difference.
     
  10. soundguy

    soundguy Well-Known Member

    May 8, 2012
    florida
    :)

    cool.

    I never thought the ak bolt deal was much too special anyway.. :)
     
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