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SAIGA SGL2161 AK-47 7.62X39 5RD MAG BLK

Model: SGL2161
Item Condition: Factory New
Bud's Item Number: 411545000

SAIGA AK  7.62 X 39MM

Includes one 5-rd mag, but accepts regular AK magazines!

From the combined effort of Legion Ltd, the custom shop of the legendary Izhmash Factory in Russia, and FIME Group, Inc. of Las Vegas, Nevada comes a new SGL21 (Saiga) rifle in 7.62x39 caliber.  Initially manufactured by Legion Ltd
in Russia and remanufactured by FIME Group, Inc. in the United States, the new SGL21 rifle has everything that collectors and shooter have been looking for.

Hand-select premium components, custom-shop-like attention to details by Legion Ltd, and Arsenal, Inc.’s highest standards of workmanship, give this rifle its superior quality.
FIME Group, Inc. remanufactures the SGL21 rifles in the United States with 922r compliant parts and fills them with features not seen on any other factory Saiga rifles.  Performing the most difficult modifications to achieve, Fime Group,
Inc. has done a substantial work for the customer.  The end result is the highest quality SGL21 rifle with the most desired features which have not been available before.  Every unit is laser sighted and test fired.  Targets are included with most of the rifles.

To make this rifle the perfect Russian AK available in the market, Fime Group, Inc. has taken all the necessary steps to ensure all the components and features are true to its original configuration.  The receiver of SGL21 rifle has the proper markings on both sides without any extra commercial markings, including the legendary Izhmash Factory logo, the upward pointing arrow in triangle.  The markings on both sides of the receiver are done with the correct font type and size and placed in their proper locations.

The receiver of SGL21 features proper magazine dimples on both sides and original “X” and “Y” shaped reinforcement stampings.
On the right side, it has correctly positioned notches for the safety lever, marked with letters “S” and “F” and no additional openings at the bottom forward portion of the receiver.  The components and features on the new SGL21 rifle resemble true Russian AK rifle, including the safety lever with correct shape and properly positioned dimple, the correct trigger guard with magazine catch and the correct bullet guide enabling SGL21 to accept any standard AK magazine, polymer furniture, including the handguards, pistol grip, and the original Warsaw pact length buttstock, the retainer for lower handguard, the correct gas tube, original gas block with the correct vent holes, a guide hole for the cleaning rod and accessory lug, correct AK-74 type front sight block with 24x1.5mm right-hand threads and bayonet lug.

Caliber 7.62x39 mm
Total Length 861 mm (33 7/8 in.)
Barrel Length 415 mm (16.3 in.)
Rifling 4 grooves
Twist Rate 1 turn in 240 mm (9.44 in.)
Weight without Magazine 3.24 Kg (7.15 lbs.)
Muzzle Velocity 710 m/s (2,329 fps)
Effective Range 500 m (550 yds)
Maximum Range 1,350 m (1,480 yds)
Rear Sight Range 1,000 m (1,094 yds)



Product Reviews
26 Reviews. Average Rating: 4.8 of 5 Stars! [4.8 of 5 Stars!]
5 stars:
77% (20 of 26)
4 stars:
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Reviewed By: hal J on 03/02/2013 Rating: 4 of 5 Stars! [4 of 5 Stars!]
Oh man I love this rifle. Plenty of rounds through it, including some at 3-gun style competitions, and it has not given me any trouble. I stuck an Ultimak gas-tube rail and an Aimpoint Micro T-1 on this rifle and it is the bees-knees. Every time I shoot with AR-owning friends, they are jealous of the looks and performance of this rifle. All rounds through the rifle have been Wolf steel case cheapo. One thing that sucks is the Arsenal trigger assembly. I quickly replaced it with a Tapco G2 and it made this rifle one sweet shooter.

Reviewed By: Floyd J on 01/11/2013 Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
Great gun Buds is great as always buy everything you can !

Reviewed By: Derrick F on 12/27/2012 Rating: 4 of 5 Stars! [4 of 5 Stars!]
Gun Shoots well and looks nice for the most part.. I guess I was just expecting more from an Arsenal.. all in all it's not bad..

Reviewed By: richard h on 12/11/2012 Rating: 4 of 5 Stars! [4 of 5 Stars!]
this is a heads up for potential buyers. the rifle i received on 12-11-12 came with receiver markings from FIME, NOT Arsenal. after a bit of research it seems the prevailing opinion is that FIME is the new Izhmash importer of SGLs and has taken over the SGL line from Arsenal and is using the same parts and production methods. i am not an AK expert but this rifle seems to be high quality, fit and finish are excellent. so, don't be surprised if you order and SGL and receive a firearm with FIME markings on the receiver.

they may want to relocate these rifles into their own section to avoid confusing some customers who don't do their homework.

Reviewed By: Paul A on 11/12/2012 Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
Definitely one of the best AK pattern weapons I have ever owned. You really pay for quality when you buy Arsenal and you can definitely feel that quality in how it handles and operates. The finish on the rifle is decent, but it is rather prone to scratching, though I personally believe it gives a rifle character. The one complaint I have about this rifle is the trigger. It has a long pull and the reset doesn't feel very good but it is a very able rifle despite it. I installed a tapco G2 trigger and a high tension Wolff recoil spring and it is border lining excellence.

Reviewed By: Glenn M on 10/21/2012 Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
Another awesome product from buds, arrived quickly and was new in box as promised. All parts new from Izamash and fime. I love this weapon, so light and versatile, great finish and no errors. Rock solid.

Reviewed By: David G on 10/16/2012 Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
This is my first Arsenal, and what a beautiful weapon it is. It is first rate as far as fit and finish, absolutely beautiful. Great fast shipping from Bud's and the best price around. I have not fired the weapon yet, but by the test target that came with it, it is a very accurate shooter.

Reviewed By: Kerry W on 10/14/2012 Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
Nice rife. Ordered Wed, delivered Fri, picked up on Sat, shot it on Sun. Overall great buying experience. 3rd item ive ordered at Budguns. As usual ,super fast delivery/great deal/product came as advertised or better! Put 100n rounds through it today with the Tapco 30round mags also ordered here and it went "bang" everytime. First rifle ive shot for some time,so I cant give everyone a real expert analysis of this rifle,but from he research ive done everyone before me is correct. You will be happy with this rifle. On a side note. I live in IL. I kinda allways wanted to have an AK style rifle ...well ... just to have. I kinda figured that with this upcomming election , was wanting to get mine before this type of rifle gets outlawed of priced out where we wont be able to afford it... Anyway, thanks Buds! Ill be back!

Reviewed By: Travis F on 10/14/2012 Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
Received quickly, and very satisfied! This makes 7 of my last 8 guns ordered through Bud's. This is my first AK and I love it!

Reviewed By: Keith D on 09/19/2012 Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!]
3rd gun purchase from Buds. I shopped extensively... Buds had the best price and the gun shipped the same day! The SGL21-61 fit and finish is excellent compared to other AK variants I've looked at. (This was a little more $ than others, but worth it.) The gun shoots great, looks great and I got a great deal. Nuff said.

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