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Quick Buyer's Guide with links to detail page for more information on models [R] Indicates Rifle per BATF [P] Indicates Pistol per BATF


Currently Imported/Manufactured Recommended
Caliber Manufacturer Model Price Range Notes
7.62 ZUSA ZPAP70 [R] & ZPAP92 [P] 830-950 Military Model. Check rivets. bulged trunnion preferred (1.5MM). Yugo furniture&scope rail
7.62 CAI WASR 10/63//10/UF [R] & M10 [R] 650-850 Check canted sights, rivets. usually has poor fit and finish. No Mag Dimples for looks.
7.62 WBP Fox [R], Lynx [P], Mini-Jack [P] 900-1100 Minor conversion may be required for magwell, can use Beryl Rail
5.56 ZUSA M85 [P] 825-1000 Yugo furniture, Yugo 5.56 mags
Not Currently Imported/Manufactured Recommended
Caliber Manufacturer Model Price Range Notes
7.62 Arsenal SAM7 R [R] /SF [R] /K [P] 1400-2500 Great rifles already converted and ready to go. Milled
7.62 Arsenal SLR95, SLR101, SA93 [R] 1000-1500 Minor conversion needed to clone Military Rifle > FSB and GasB. milled
7.62 Norinco/Polytech MAK90 (Milled) [R] 1200-3000 Minor conversion needed to clone Military Rifle. Specific furniture depending slant/square back
7.62/5.45 Arsenal SGL-20/21/31 [R] 1800-3000 Russian imported by Arsenal. Standard Furniture and AK-74M stock style
7.62/5.45 Fime/Molot/Robinson VEPR [R] 1500-3000 Bulged trunnion, proprietary (or RPK Furniture if converted) FM models are pre-converted
7.62 Arsenal SLR107 F/FR/R/UF [R] 1150-2000 AK74 Pattern. ISD likely has a large hand in rifles 2014 and newer. Examine them as you would any rifle. Stamped
7.62 CAI / Zastava M70, M72, OPAP [R] 800-1300 Older models of NPAP/ZPAP/OPAP. Yugo furniture only
7.62 Norinco/Polytech MAK90 (stamped) [R] 800-1300 Minor conversion needed to clone Military rifle. Furniture types varies greatly.
7.62 CAI / Zastava M70, M72, OPAP [R] 800-1300 Older model of ZPAP / Zastava USA. Yugo furniture only
7.62/5.45/5.56 Saiga/Izhmash Saiga [R] 800-2000 Heavy conversion needed to clone military rifle. Price depends on level/quality of conversion present/not present.
5.56 Arsenal Sam 5 [R] 1800-3000 Rare. Difficult to source parts for Military Conversion. Bulgarian/Polish 5.56 mags. Milled.
5.56 Arsenal 106 F/FR/R/UF [R] 1300-2000 AK74 pattern. Bulgarian / Polish 5.56 mags. Stamped.
5.56 CAI / Zastava M90NP [R] 900-1500 AR Mag adapter default, adjustable gas block, 18" barrel
5.56 Cugir WUM/WASR-3 [R] 1000-1500 Uses a PSL rail system, NOT AKM side rail
5.45 Arsenal 104 F/R/FR/UF [R] 2000-2500 AK74 Pattern Military clone rifles.
5.45/5.56 Cugir WASR-2 or 3 [R] 1000-1500 WASR 2 is in 5.45 takes AK74 mags, WASR 3 is in 5.56 and takes East German (Weiger) Mags
Avoid / Bad Buy
Caliber Manufacturer Model Price Range Notes
7.62 CAI RAS47 [R], VSKA [R], C39 V2 [R] N/A Don't buy. Can harm user.
7.62 PSA GF / GF2 [R] N/A Don't buy. High failure rate.
7.62 IO Any manufactured model N/A Don't buy. Can harm user.
5.45 Waffen Werks Any N/A Don't buy unless for parts.
7.62 Riley Defense Any N/A Approach with caution. Inconsistent QC that impacts function
7.62 PSA GF3/AK-E [R] N/A Approach with caution. Inconsistent QC that impacts function
7.62 CAI / Zastava NPAP [R] N/A Approach with caution. Inconsistent QC that impacts function