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hellraiser
04-25-2010, 2:19 PM
i know, i know never run 556 in a 223 firearm but i keep reading that some people do because "its an ak".

anybody got any experince with this? is it a kaboom waitin to happen? premature wear maybe? :confused:

SVRider
04-25-2010, 3:35 PM
Do a little searching online, but I thought I remember reading that they are actually 5.56 chambers, but as they were imported as "sporting" rifles, were labeled as 223.

I believe there is a Siaga forum where you could probably find a difinitive answer....

Good luck!

AlliedArmory
04-25-2010, 3:36 PM
http://www.calguns.net/calgunforum/showthread.php?t=287697&highlight=saiga+223