7.62x39 AK mag bolt action?

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7.62x39 AK mag bolt action?

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Does anybody make such a gun?

I’ve seen .223 AR mag bolt actions, but would prefer one to go with my AK.

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Ruger ranch 7.62x39, uses a mini 30 magazine. Great value if you can find them. CZ makes a few really nice ones, I think the model is 527. Also Howa 1500.
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TriStar made one called the M10-A2 - looks kind of like a Lee Enfield - but I couldn't vouch to their availability.
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If you're willing to spend the coin, you can get a Texas made custom from Shilen. They're in Ennis.

http://www.shilen.com/index.html

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The best bang for your buck will be the Ruger. The nicest one in my opinion without going custom is the CZ
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Well, I finally picked up one of the Rugers today. I also found a guy on YouTube who converts them to take the AK mag :evil2:

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I acquired one of those Ruger American Ranch rifles in 7.62x39mm recently. It took me a long time to find one. I made a post about it not too long back. I like the rifle quite a bit, though it doesn't like the 10-round Mini-30 magazines all that well. The next-to-last round forces the last round to nose dive into the front of the magazine, but feeds fine up to that point. Works perfect with the 5-round magazines and does pretty well with the 20 round magazines, too. Hope you enjoy yours.
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CZ used to offer several (now discontinued) rifles in that caliber. Perhaps you can find a used one available somewhere. Here’s a list: https://cz-usa.com/?s=7.62x39.

Also, they offer several new models in 7.62x39. This one looks interesting: https://cz-usa.com/product/cz-600-alpha/.
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Also, this one (NOT the cheapest) looks interesting and is also available in 7.62x39: https://cz-usa.com/product/cz-600-trail/
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