View Full Version : City-arms in Pacifica now has RAA Saigas
04-21-2009, 8:47 PM
Not affiliated with them, was there this past evening.
Now they are stocking RAA Saigas, there was one on the wall in .223. They had a couple in 7.62 x 39, but they sold out quick. Couple years ago I tried to get them to transfer a Saiga from CWS, but they refused. I guess now they see the light!
They had double star lowers for 160, charles daly 169 and several brands for 220. Couple of uppers, but didn't get the price/caliber.
04-21-2009, 8:57 PM
Good prices on the lowers. Good people as well.
04-21-2009, 9:04 PM
How much for the saigas?
04-21-2009, 9:09 PM
575 I believe was the price.
04-21-2009, 9:10 PM
They usually sell them anywhere from $550 on up.
04-21-2009, 9:14 PM
That's funny, jchen must have been there at the exact same time I was; they sold the last 7.62 Saiga out from under me.
04-21-2009, 9:15 PM
Quarter - I was there at 6:30, next time I'll wear a nametag with my calguns call sign.
04-21-2009, 9:23 PM
Small store; I was probably standing right next to you.
04-21-2009, 11:02 PM
7.62x39 went for $499, where as .223 $529. Note, these are the new California Compliant model from the factory (stamp on the receiver) I too awhile back ask
about a transfer but they didnt wanted to deal with a " modify " California Compliant firearms, cant say I blame them. I asked High Bridge in SF and they were happy
to do the transaction for $75. So we're all happy campers :thumbsup:
Its always a pleasure dealing with D and Uncle V, Prices are very reasonable, they are up front and honest and funny as hell :)
Oh, yeah. and I was probably standing next to the both of you and didnt know there was Calgunners in the house.
04-22-2009, 8:46 AM
We need a secret handshake or something.
04-22-2009, 8:53 AM
Was there yesterday doing a OOS transfer at the time the Saigas were being sold. I can appreciate them even though they are not my thing.
Even if I were miles away City Arms would still a shop solidly on my goto list for various reasons.
This thread reminds me that I need to call uncle V.
04-22-2009, 8:54 AM
Jeez louise, what, was it ALL calguns yesterday? I wish the old Pacifica gun range was still open; it would make a great place to meet up and put a face to the name.
04-22-2009, 9:44 AM
What is this california compliant stamp that you speak of? Saigas are already california compliant if you leave them stock.
04-22-2009, 9:46 AM
^It's just a 'CA' stamp next to the Cyrillic model number on the receiver. Doesn't mean a thing really.
I thought about picking one up to use as a range blaster, since I already have a ton of old 30 rounders and 75 round drums, but I wasn't aware the 'CA' model uses proprietary 10 round mags. Looks like the mag well is shorter and wider than a standard AK type.
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