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Old 07-24-2013, 06:27 PM
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Anyone running a 7.62x39 upper on there MP15 or have any experience building one with a AR15 lower?
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U can buy an AK47 for just as cheap. May as well go that route and have it done the right way.
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U can buy an AK47 for just as cheap. May as well go that route and have it done the right way.
im not feeling a fan of the AK47 look to be honest. I prefer the AR style.
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I have an Olympic upper. It works fine. The problem is not the upper or even the idea of 7.63x39 in an AR. The problem is no one makes good magazines - or at least none that I am happy with. Check out the magazine situation carefully before you spend your money. It is a lot cheaper to order and evaluate a magazine than an upper.

If you are not an AK/SKS fan, maybe a Mini-30?
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Yup I have a homebuilt, and it runs like **** froma goose, IF i can get mags to keep up..... I have 2 or 3 good ones out of about 15, but they are tucked away, I think they were old c products mags..... I last shot it in the mid 90's
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or there is the 300 aac blackout that is a 7.62mm... the ammo isn't as cheep or plentiful but it's a better rout for 7.62 in an AR-15 platform, I think. otherwise just get the AK. my .02
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what about this, if i was to get this and bolt it up to my AR15 lower, would it work?

7.62X39 AR-15 Complete Upper+BCG+Free Float AR15 : SKS Parts at GunBroker.com
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Unless you are pretty confident about buying something like this from an individual, I would recommend buying from a reputable vendor. If you need support of any kind, it is going to be a lot easier to get from Bushmaster or Olympic - someone that you can get a hold of as opposed to a private seller. To repeat though, check out the mags! Order a couple and see what you think before you spend the money on the upper.
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That upper seems very expensive. Never
thought of the mag issue. Then again
the AK looks pretty cool to me. I hated it
at first but one day I stared liking it. Sounds like
a few women I've been with.
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what about ordering one of the kits from here?

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