WORLD’S MOST POPULAR GUNS GO HEAD TO HEAD: AK-47 VS. AR-15 [INFOGRAPHIC]

The 2015 SHOT Show announcement of the Kalashnikov USA AK-47 means there will soon be American-made competition for the AR 15. 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?

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