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AK-102: use Saiga .223 or build from scratch?

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The plan is to build an AK-102. I've been looking into acquiring a Saiga .223 to use as a donor versus doing a clean build on a US receiver. What I've seen so far is Saigas are terribly expensive, would require significant metalwork on the receiver, and might require milling of the trunnion to fit proper AK 5.56x45 mags, such as the ones the ZPAP M90 uses.

With a Saiga I would get a properly-headspaced barrel and trunnion, RSB, bolt, carrier, gas tube, and the Saiga receiver, which gives it resale value.

With a build from parts I could get a US receiver that is nearly an exact match for that of the AK-102, complete with the correct engraving. The rest of the parts _appear_ to be carried by vendors. 

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