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Hey guys,

I've been wanting a AK style rifle for a long time now and just never got around to buying one. I found a NIB Saiga IZ240 AK74 for $400 cash out the door.

I've priced a little bit around and got conflicting results.

Anyone have any experience or opinions on this? Should I buy or wait for something else?

It's a spur of the moment impulse buy I stumbled upon. So I'll be doing more research here directly since I just got off work. Figured I'd post here as well.

Thanks
 

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You could take it and double your $$$$. Saigas are on the no importation lists right now...
Thought about that, but I'm not much into selling. I don't have the patience for it.
 

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Ok. Want more informative response. It will accept hi cap 74 mags from different manufacturers and the one I put my hands on worked fine. Not my style of rifle but for $400 I wouldn't pass on it.
 

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Ok. Want more informative response. It will accept hi cap 74 mags from different manufacturers and the one I put my hands on worked fine. Not my style of rifle but for $400 I wouldn't pass on it.
Unfortunately I think I'm just gonna let this one pass. There's a couple good things about it, but from what I've read there's a few negatives when looking to do a conversion.

I think I'll just go with a Arsenal AK instead.

The seller of the rifle seems to be somewhat sketchy as well, which is another reason why I'm backing out.
 

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The seller of the rifle seems to be somewhat sketchy as well, which is another reason why I'm backing out.
Is it Will?
 

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Man I don't think I could pass on a $400 Saiga right now! Conversions are simple and actually kinda fun.
 

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It sucks that 7n6 has been banned.
 

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Spur of the moment impulse buys are what I do best. I would! Your not.....oh well.
 

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It does but I never shoot corrosive ammo. I've thought about picking up a tin just to sit on while it's still affordable.
Nothing wrong with corrosive ammo, and when it comes to 5.45 it's performance can't be beat. I have 10K rounds and I don't want to shoot any of it.
 

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Yeah, 7n6 is a helluva nasty round but I'm shooting paper not people. And I don't want to give my gun a full bubble bath every time I shoot it. 60grn Silver Bear did well and Friday I'm going to try some Wolf 60 and 55grn.
 

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Alright, the guy just emailed me back saying he'll let it go for $360 cash if I buy it Friday.

I emailed back trying to figure out which shop he wants to meet at. I can't walk away from that price. A co worker I talked to about it already offered me $450. I could flip it right away or just keep it to myself.

Now it all depends on what he says. He wants to ship it to a FFL but I live less than half an hour away, and one of my favorite gun shops is in that town.

There's no sense in paying shipping fees if I could just meet him.
 

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Man I hope it pans out for you, that's a great price in this market. Meet somewhere very public and don't drive too far in case he's trolling.
 
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