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mtykim
10-13-2012, 12:13 PM
was pulling out and dusting off some rifles for a semi-annual rust inspection. since they were out, i tried matching up east vs west guns by approximate issue period. here is what i came up with (and yes, the ones without a mag lock are RAWs).

http://imageshack.us/a/img600/3543/gun.jpg

bballwizard05
10-13-2012, 12:15 PM
Cool, the fun part for me is it looks like "the west" (America) wins. For me personally I'd take the West gun everytime! The only exception might be the original AK over the original M16

Mossy Man
10-13-2012, 12:16 PM
thats a sweet collection you've got there.

gunRfun
10-13-2012, 12:16 PM
Nice collection!!

Harrison_Bergeron
10-13-2012, 12:18 PM
What's the East gun in the second pic? Looks like a larger SKS.

scobun
10-13-2012, 12:34 PM
What's the East gun in the second pic? Looks like a larger SKS.

SVT-40

Nice stuff!

Cadre
10-13-2012, 12:36 PM
nice collection....i likes.

Brown Rock
10-13-2012, 12:37 PM
What's the East gun in the second pic? Looks like a larger SKS.


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SVT-40

Inquirer
10-13-2012, 12:42 PM
Man, it's funny that of all that collection, all I want is one piece of metal that says "SAFE" "FIRE". Just that piece of metal. Nothing else involved, everything connected to it would go.

Just one piece of metal.

Spyder
10-13-2012, 8:35 PM
Very cool comparisons!

CK_32
10-13-2012, 8:41 PM
That's awesome! But what country uses ninja AKs?

zfields
10-13-2012, 8:42 PM
That's awesome! But what country uses ninja AKs?

New Russian rifles, and Poland.

Sent from my fingers, to your face.

wash
10-13-2012, 8:46 PM
Nice but I would swap the SVT-40 for a Mosin because I don't think the SVT was issued in any great numbers, swap the Mosin carbine for a PPSH or PPS-43 and swap the M1A for a FAL because you can't be talking guns of the west without the "right arm of the free world".

Enfield47
10-13-2012, 9:21 PM
Very nice collection!

Actually there were millions of SVT rifles used by the Russians during WWII. I'm not exactly sure but I think in greater numbers than the M1 Garands.

mlevans66
10-13-2012, 9:52 PM
What a nice collection! :thumbsup:

AleksandreCz
10-13-2012, 11:06 PM
Before I give my 2 cents on who wins You sir have an Awesome collection An I hope to have one as nice one day

First picture Mosin wins Hands down 100 years old and still kicking a** in Russia and Finland
Second Garand Wins I would hate to go into a battle with an SVT 40
Third it should realy be a PPSHA compared to the M1 Carbine But from your collection M1 wins hands down
Fourth picture I would say a tie not sure which I would pick
Fifth picture AK is better
Sixth Picture It Should be an AN 94 compared to the M4 but no one in this country will ever own one I would pick the AK

MrPlink
10-14-2012, 4:54 AM
"Ninja Aks?" Wtf ? Im guessing you have no idea what a Kobra is.

Freagan
10-14-2012, 5:36 AM
That's awesome! But what country uses ninja AKs?

Pretty much every modern country that still issues an AK platform rifle

Bobby Ricigliano
10-14-2012, 7:20 AM
I always lean toward the Russian guns because they tend to be more affordable to buy and shoot, in addition to being beautiful to look at.

EL_NinO619
10-14-2012, 7:50 AM
That AK pictured with M16 is absolutely gorgeous. Now in my opinion the M14 is the winner.

Quiet
10-14-2012, 7:55 AM
thanks for the nice words guys. i like them guns based on russian designs the most too. took some more pictures. the one with the green arrow is my favorite.

http://imageshack.us/a/img203/1189/snipersu.jpg


green arrow = actual Dragunov :thumbsup:



Not exactly a FAL, but is an STG close enough to be that right arm?

http://imageshack.us/a/img40/9472/stgh.jpg

STG58 = Austrian FAL :thumbsup:

NastyNate
10-14-2012, 8:35 AM
Awesome collection. I'm jelly.

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hbogart
10-14-2012, 9:42 AM
Now in my opinion the M14 is the winner.

+1.

durandal
10-14-2012, 8:27 PM
Great work, im halfway to the point you are. I like your taste.

Noonanda
10-15-2012, 3:32 AM
Very nice collection!

Actually there were millions of SVT rifles used by the Russians during WWII. I'm not exactly sure but I think in greater numbers than the M1 Garands.

not even close, the Russians didnt make that many SVT-40's and they were secondary issue to the Mosin Nagant the entire war

Quiet
10-15-2012, 5:42 AM
not even close, the Russians didnt make that many SVT-40's and they were secondary issue to the Mosin Nagant the entire war

I believe it was estimated that 1.5 million SVT-38/SVT-40 were produced from 1939-1945.

SeanCasey
10-15-2012, 6:06 AM
not even close, the Russians didnt make that many SVT-40's and they were secondary issue to the Mosin Nagant the entire war

Russia produced 5.7 million SVT-38/40 rifles from 1938-1945. In contrast there were 3.6 million Garands made from 36-45. Total Garand production from 36-57 was 6.2 million.

(Stats from a few different online sources)

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Noonanda
10-15-2012, 6:25 AM
I had found/referenced the 1.5 Mil number, am at work so I cant reference gunboards to see what they have. Also the Mosin was the Main Battle rifle of the Russians, they did not issue the SVT like we did the Garand.

Cessnapilot89
10-15-2012, 7:27 AM
Not exactly a FAL, but is an STG close enough to be that right arm?

http://imageshack.us/a/img40/9472/stgh.jpg

Your STG is gorgeous!!! Can't wait for mine to come back.

m03
10-15-2012, 7:38 AM
http://imageshack.us/a/img600/3543/gunba.jpg

AKM gas block with an AK47 gas tube? It probably wont affect functionality, but I'd still get that tube swapped out for a proper no-holes AKM tube.

SeanCasey
10-15-2012, 8:10 AM
I had found/referenced the 1.5 Mil number, am at work so I cant reference gunboards to see what they have. Also the Mosin was the Main Battle rifle of the Russians, they did not issue the SVT like we did the Garand.

There seems to be a few sources saying different things. The Mosin was favored since it didn't require much to maintain and was cheap and fast to build. Mosin production comes out to something like 17.5 million for just the Russians not counting all of the other places they were made.

The Germans seemed to have liked the SVT as there are a few reports and pictures of Germans using captured SVT's.

paul0660
10-15-2012, 8:32 AM
thats a sweet collection you've got there.

And you are showing off, but thank you.

zfields
10-15-2012, 8:50 AM
And you are showing off, but thank you.

Isn't that what calguns is for?