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Two Worldwide Favorite Guns (AK-47 and AR-15), One Infographic

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Major differences between the world’s most popular guns are more than looks alone.

The AR-15 and the AK-47 are both time-tested, high-performing platforms favored almost universally across the globe. How do you decide which one to buy next? This infographic highlights the major differences between the AK-47 and the most common AR-15, chambered in 5.56.

While both have endless customization options, the basics are important to consider before purchasing. Which one will you pick, the Soviet-born AK-47 first produced in 1949 or the American-born AR-15 first produced in 1957?

AK-47 vs. AR-15
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Two Worldwide Favorite Guns (AK-47 and AR-15), One Infographic