GUN Picking up a Yugo AK Underfolder, what to look for

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  1. AB13

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    Pleading ignorance in regards to AK's nowadays. Pretty much a handgunner. I'm going to go look at, and possibly pick up a Yugo Underfolder tomorrow from a local.

    Any pointers on what to look for/look out for?

    Anything bad with the Yugo underfolders? :x:
     
  2. thegooch

    thegooch OT Supporter

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    As with any AK all you really need to know is if you pull the trigger it goes boom. If it does this once it will probably do it 250,000+ more times
     
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    Watch for shot out bores in those Yugos, they aren't chrome lined but still make great shooters. Even with shot out bores you can hit a pie-plate at 100 yards.

    Besides the bores, Yugos are great guns. Good luck!
     
  4. Are you going to bring it to the match this weekend????? If we have time after the setup, it would be cool to give it a working out.
     
  5. AB13

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    Sure! If we can get set up before dark.

    I'll likely bring it. (if I end up picking it up, seems pretty clean from the pictures.)

    Gotta find some ammo now though. :mamoru:
     
  6. :bowdown:
     
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    Try out the stock before you get one AB, I personally found them to be rather unuseable myself. I much prefer the normal AK stock.
     
  8. eWRXshun

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    rust in the gas tube.
    make sure the stock, when folded, and saftey lever do not come in contact.

    as for it being "unusable?" :rofl: ok.
     
  9. AB13

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    I've shot an under-folder before, I've just never owned one. This is just something for when I get into the trails where I go to shoot sometimes. I feel a little undergunned with just my 1911 sometimes out there in the woods.

    Also something to take camping.
     
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    nice, sounds like some good uses.

    although 10 or 15 steel core x39 into a bear may not kill him, it will probably give him something to think about later.
     
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    i love mine :bowdown:

    but i do not love finding ammo for it :o
     
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    Got one and love it. Some people don't like the underfolding stock but it doesn't bother me at all. Put about 1200 rounds through it so far without a single malfunction.
     
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    Thanks guys. I've always heard them held in high regard. I just didn't know if there were any newer/developing trends to look out for (shady remakes, rebuilders, etc)

    I'm picking this up from a local Army recruiter 5 min from my house at the recruiting office in a few hours.

    I'm chuckling just thinking about what folks are going to think seeing some guy inspect an AK47 in an Army recruiting office. lol they'll be like " dam guys are fast, they already got that dude his gun..."
     
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    How much are you paying, if ya don't mind sharing?
     
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    I'm trading him a gun I don't really shoot.
     
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    That looks nice. :eek3:

    edit: original size for wallpaper? :x:
     
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    man, i like that finish :cool:



    mine is all black
     
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    Oh, that was the original size. :o
     
  21. bobotech

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    Nice parts kit gun!!

    Looks like mine (which is also a parts kit gun).

    Does it say Nodak Spud, DC Industries, or something like Hesse/Vulcan on the receiver?]

    Yours is a screw build. Screw builds can be fine however keep an eye on those screws. If they ever loosen, get some of that super strong red loctite and loctite the snot out of them into place. A rivet build is considered to be more "collectible" but I have never had a single problem with any of my screw builds.

    What kind of gun did you trade off if you dont' mind me asking?
     
  22. sp00n155

    sp00n155 You underestimate the insignificance of my penis OT Supporter

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    AK crew :wavey:

    Good luck finding ammo, and when you do find it good luck paying for it.
     
  23. eu4ia

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    I had 1k rounds of Wolf delivered from Cabela's yesterday for $212
     
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    sp00n155 You underestimate the insignificance of my penis OT Supporter

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    Link? 1k Wolf is all around 270$+shipping on Cabela's that I can find
     
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    If those are in fact screws, I'd do some research. I'd considered doing a screw build AK but wound up feeling that a screw build was more questionably safe than I care to shoot.
     

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