View Poll Results: Which jobs does an AK-47 do better?

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  • Hunting (small game)

    8 26.67%
  • Hunting (large game)

    11 36.67%
  • Carrying with you for self-defense

    6 20.00%
  • Keeping in the home for self-defense

    11 36.67%
  • A fun day at the shooting range

    20 66.67%
  • Fending off the police/feds in a shootout

    14 46.67%
  • Killing as many people as possible before you are stopped

    10 33.33%
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Thread: In Which Case Would You Rather Have an AK-47?

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    Re: In Which Case Would You Rather Have an AK-47?

    Quote Originally Posted by Edify_Always_In_All_Ways View Post
    To complete a task, you are offered a choice between a Smith&Wesson 9mm automatic and an AK-47. In which cases would you wish to use the latter in order to get the job done quickly and easily?
    Well for big game, small game, and days at the shooting range, I'd certainly go for either a 12 gauge or a scoped rifle (Remington 700, something like that). These just are my preferences, of course. Of these selections, I think that the AK-47 is best suited for antipersonnel uses. I put carrying with you for self defense just for kicks; I'd probably go for a knife or a compact pistol, but slinging an AK of those over a shoulder and going for a walk would probably make sure you aren't bothered (except by law enforcement, perhaps). Home self defense, AK wouldn't be the worst for, though I might prefer the aforementioned 12.


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    Re: In Which Case Would You Rather Have an AK-47?

    In Which Case Would You Rather Have an AK-47?
    While playing Counter Strike and a head appears inside my AK's Crosshiar , He'll be history

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    Re: In Which Case Would You Rather Have an AK-47?

    Quote Originally Posted by the makeout hobo View Post
    The problem with an AK-47, though, is that often the general idea is to render only the target useless. If you're worried at all about hitting innocents, it's not a good choice.



    what is this opinion based on?


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    Re: In Which Case Would You Rather Have an AK-47?

    Hunting (small game) -the 7.62x39 is too big a round, destroys the meat

    Hunting (large game) -the 7.62x39 is too anemic a round for large game

    Carrying with you for self-defense -not the best platform but works well in cqb, especially the short stock versions, however if we are talking concealed, the pistol

    Keeping in the home for self-defense again a decent choice but not the best

    A fun day at the shooting range there are few things more fun.,......

    Fending off the police/feds in a shootout not the best choice, for the same reason that hunting large game. the 7.62x39 is too anemic and too large a round to penetrate IIIa armor and some level II armor.


    Killing as many people as possible before you are stopped not the best choice do to the ergonomics of the reload, its sights and its lack of concealability



    I didn't answer your poll because it was dumb and highly suggestive, demonstrating ignorance and hoplopobic tendencies..... what is your point here?


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    Re: In Which Case Would You Rather Have an AK-47?

    Off the top of my head...

    I'd say it'd be better for either of the game as I imagine it'd be more advantageous than the hand gun.

    I would rather shoot it at the range, just cause it'd be rather fun to shoot something like that I guess.
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    Re: In Which Case Would You Rather Have an AK-47?

    I picked all of the above because I'm personally not a big fan of handguns, so I'd rather the rifle.

    Personally, I'd use different guns for all of the options given.

    I would prefer the handgun if I was robbing a liquor store or carjacking someone.

    I'd prefer the AK if I was fending off a zombie invasion.

    Why weren't these given as poll options?

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    Re: In Which Case Would You Rather Have an AK-47?

    Quote Originally Posted by Tucker Case View Post
    I picked all of the above because I'm personally not a big fan of handguns, so I'd rather the rifle.Personally, I'd use different guns for all of the options given.




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    Re: In Which Case Would You Rather Have an AK-47?

    AK's too beasty for small-game hunting. I prefer being able to eat what I kill. 9mm pistol is still a bit too much, but it's better. I'd prefer something in the .22LR range.

    It's also a bit heavy and inconvenient for carrying on your daily rounds. Ever try getting into and out of your car with a rifle on a sling? The pistol's ideal here.

    For the options given, it's the better choice on every other category.

    On the other hand, if I wanted to kill people indiscriminately, and kill as many as possible before being stopped... you really don't want firearms at all. Situations like that, you're much better off with explosives.

    An old fashioned 10 gallon gasoline can, filled with large construction nails and then half-filled with gasoline, is a much better bet. It's not difficult to convert any number of small consumer electronics into timed or remote detonators, but your best bet is probably battery-powered alarm clocks or prepaid cellphones.

    The cellphones are your best bet, since you have much more control over the timing. Just buy eleven phones and build ten bombs.

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    Re: In Which Case Would You Rather Have an AK-47?

    Quote Originally Posted by Reverend_Hellh0und View Post
    Your pistol is so you can fight your way back to your carbine.
    LOL. OK, in that scenario I'd be a fan.

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    Re: In Which Case Would You Rather Have an AK-47?

    Quote Originally Posted by Duke View Post
    Remington 700
    I just happen to have a Rem.700 in the 30.06 caliber for deer hunting.
    Very accurate gun...I am dead on at over 300 yrds!...

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