GUN So SHTF, you have an AR and an AK, which do you choose?

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Which one?

  1. AK

    59.4%
  2. AR

    40.6%
  1. Dumbstixlars

    Dumbstixlars Ron Paul/AR-15/Glock/old car/Scooby/R/C croo OT Supporter

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    All things being equal, you have one 7.62 AK and a 5.56 AR, exact same amount of ammo, mags, etc. Which one do you take with you?
     
  2. TL1000RSquid

    TL1000RSquid ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    What if I want a 5.45 AK :squint:
     
  3. Keesh

    Keesh New Member

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    Standard sites or can we get a military spec red dot?
     
  4. Dumbstixlars

    Dumbstixlars Ron Paul/AR-15/Glock/old car/Scooby/R/C croo OT Supporter

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    Basic KISS rifles, irons only.
     
  5. Dumbstixlars

    Dumbstixlars Ron Paul/AR-15/Glock/old car/Scooby/R/C croo OT Supporter

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    Your not invited. :squint:

    5.45 are cool if thats the AK you want, then choose AK, I just didn't want the list bing 10+ choices long with all the calibers available for AR's.
     
  6. AB13

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    The AK is the "Glock" of the assault rifle world. AR15 is the 1911 of the assault rifle world.

    AK will load just about anything and can be subjected to the worst elements and it is almost guaranteed it will pop when you pull the trigger.

    AR15 is a lot more refined, but requires a little more maintainence. It would definatley be more accurate than an AK. As is a 1911 over a Glock.

    if I was placed in SHTF, in a type of scenario similar to like what happened in Hurricane Katrina, it would be an AK with iron sites over my shoulder, and a Glock on my hip. When the shit hits the fan, I take it down to brass tacks.
     
  7. CString

    CString New Member

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    AK for sure. if the zombies are comin and i'm holed up in some trench i don't want an AR that's gonna jam b/c it got some dirt in it.
     
  8. THT

    THT The easy way is always mined

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    I'd grab the AR as the odds of finding 5.56 is greater than 7.62.
     
  9. Keesh

    Keesh New Member

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    5.45 AK depending if I could carry a reasonable amount of ammo seeing as I probably wouldn't be finding any.
     
  10. Clusive

    Clusive Happiness is a belt-fed weapon.

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    Pineapple Devil beat it!

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    AR, because I don't throw my gun in the mud to see if it will work again. When in doubt, close the ejection port.
     
  14. Sardaukar

    Sardaukar Active Member

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    Difficult choice. :noes:

    ARs are much easier to be accurate with and the ammo weighs less.

    AKs can take a beating and shoot any ammo.
     
  15. Sloi

    Sloi Back up in your ass with the resurrection

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    I'll take an HK, thank you very much. :cool:
     
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    P07r0457 New Member

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    AR fo sho. I HATE AKs. Plus the same quantity of ammo will weight much less.
     
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    AR. It's not hard to take basic care of a weapon, even in a complete SHTF scenario. Heck, even 1911s are reliable like that (WW1, WW2 anyone?). Plus, for the same round count, AR ammo is lighter. (assuming 5.56 AR and 7.62 AK)
     
  18. xpinchx

    xpinchx hes got a nice cock, on the thin side but its stil

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    I won't lie, I had to search to figure out what SHTF stands for.
     
  19. Keesh

    Keesh New Member

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    How about TEOTWAWKI?








    I personally hate that one.
     
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    idleprocess Bring a dollar with you baby in the cold cold grou

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    AK - because accuracy beyond 100m probably isn't going to mean much in a SHTF situation but reliability is... if they're more than 100m away, they're probably not a threat.


    That being said, my own AK is doing worse than my AR for reliability... WTF?
     
  22. James Hook

    James Hook Never trust a government that doesn't trust its ow

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    AK, I don't own a AR.
     
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    KIDRR Duck dog>* OT Supporter

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    I thought for 20mins and couldn't decide. I'll let you know in the morning :sadwavey:
     
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    i voted ak, simply because it's like a timex, takes a lickin and keeps on tickin
     
  25. mattsb2000

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    :rofl:

    I had to look that one up.
     

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