Originally Posted by RustyRenegade
They are both fantastic weapons and you can't go wrong with either. I actually have two Ar's, one Colt and one of a generic brand and am very happy with both. They are more accurate and significantly lighter but Ak's are more rugged and more dependable in muddy, rainy, or sandy situations due to their loose tolerances. You should give each model a look see
I have held an AK before (never shot one). I loved the feel of the AR and it shot really great. And then in a year I will need to have my own pistol during the police academy here.