Genuine Swiss Arms

553SBR

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Thanks, it sets in my safe. I thought it would be something I would enjoy shooting but I have other stuff I hunt with.
 

Benito

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Swiss Arms are rock solid, both in a good way and bad.
Amazing reliability, will eat anything. However they are quite heavy compared to a similar length barrel AR, and accessory mounting is a bitch. Also very $$$$$$. The folding stock is pretty sweet though, the mechanism is very robust.
 

USMC_JA

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I have a San Swiss 553R. Uber high quality and a very expensive AK. I've yet to do anything with it though. SBR and some sort of optic are on the agenda.

I wouldn't mind a 553 in 5.56 but the 7.62x39 round makes a lot more sense to me in an SBR than 5.56.

Don't get me wrong though, I've got plenty of short barreled 5.56's.
 

mewillis

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The R is a cool 553, I had money down on one from JDI but they took to long and I cancelled. My buddy did
get a couple and they are indeed the best AK platform there is. Just hope you don't need parts but that is
unlikely of course.
 

USMC_JA

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The R is a cool 553, I had money down on one from JDI but they took to long and I cancelled. My buddy did
get a couple and they are indeed the best AK platform there is. Just hope you don't need parts but that is
unlikely of course.
Thanks. And you raise a valid point re: spare parts. But this more a collectable than a SHTF gun....although I plan on shooting the damn thing....eventually.

I got bit by the A4 clone bug and the fever is high.
 
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