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Hey fellas got my stamp back for the ac556 a few weeks back and wellllll I’m hooked on full auto so I’m starting to look around a little bit more serious I have about 10k ish extra cash Ik in the mg world that’s not much but I’m still a kid (only 22) lol so was wondering what would be a fun gun?  I’m thinking a sub gun because lol that first day of having the ac556 made me realize I can not afford to shoot this gun every week haha. I’m thinking a mac11 mk760 Riesing or anything you all may thing would be better? Witch one do you think has the best bang for your buck enjoyment? thanks for all your guys knowledge and advice in advanced!

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I think it depends on what you want to do with it.  If you are just looking to shoot, a MAC is fine.  They’re very customizable too, so you can have a lot of fun with them that way.  No shortage of parts other.  If you’re more historically inclined, a Reising is fine choice.  They were Marine Corps guns in the Pacific during WWII as you may know already.  That was my first MG and despite their reputation, I thought it was a great SMG if you maintain it.   Parts are not quite as plentiful, but they are out there.  Magazines are pretty expensive too.  You might also be able to find a STEN tube gun for around 10K as another option.

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when choosing a gun to shoot , forget ammo cost and focus on the 2nd MOST IMPORTANT thing, FEEDING IT RELIABLY! if all the mags out there are JUNK you are not going to be happy! I believe the RIESING 50 , to be one of the BEST BUYS in the field. its always been one of my favorites, they all work and while not cheep the MAGS ARE GOOD. most guys gripe about the capacity but 20 rounds flawless is 100 times better than 32 sometimes.  I put the POWDER SPRINGS and RPB- MAC-10 in .45 right beside it in rank and again because THE MAGS ARE GOOD AND EASY TO GET. lots of folks have the M-11/9 but 90% of the mags out there are TOTAL JUNK. I hear of a few metal converted mags out there but they wont share that info with ME . in 9mm the BERETTA 38  or 38/42 is a good but hard to find piece and prices are close to an UZI these days. MY FIRST CHOICE in a 9mm would be a REGISTERED RECEIVER converted IMI UZI. cost is more but parts are CHEAP and so are the MAGS. beware of the registered bolts and UNPROVEN GROUP GUNS ! getting a refund after the transfer IS NOT GOING TO HAPPEN. while there are many claim to be happy user's out there , I know of more examples that just wont run even after many EXPERTS have done the deed.

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Agree with Mike. Best sub gun bang for the buck with easy access to high quality magazines would be the PS M10 in 45ACP with a Lage upper. Prices are very favorable right now, and there a good number available. Some already have a good selection of accessories for a very fair price. I love my M11/9, with a Gen 1 Lage upper, Aimpoint CompM1 & mini-Uzi folding stock, but it uses STEn Mags, which are cheap  -- and I've had exceptional luck with them. KIK - see below

I also like the full size RR Uzi, but unless you are buying a Vector/Group gun, know EXACTLY what you are getting and how - and to what extent - it was converted.  Can you say "blocking bar"??  Recommend you just say "no" to a bolt gun......but you can move it around...... KIK-see below

For a few more bucks you could look at an Erb or Wilson tube-gun MP40, or earlier German MP35, MP18, Lanchester, Sterling, STEn, etc....but these and most other like-guns are "one trick ponies."  Just picked-up a nice Erb MKIV Sterling at the Creek, for a reasonable price. My second, as I want to convert one to a MK5. Sterlings are another well-liked gun, and somewhat unique with their Sunkorite "crinkle" paint, folding stock and side-loading mag.  Here again, price varies depending on pedigree and details.  Sterling Mags are outstanding. Never, if ever,  have I had a feed problem..... KIK- see below

Finally, you could also save your cash, and eventually get a HK sear or trigger box, but then you'd go broke joining the ranks of us "host whores", as HH puts it..... who must have every barrel length in all three calibers. MP5, MP5K, MP5-RS, HK53, HK33K, HK51, G3K, etc.....  But, the basic MP5, HK or clone, .....with a happy switch....puts a smile on everybody's face !!

Make good, well-thought-out choices, based on your research. KIK - Knowledge is King.  Ted

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I would have to say that if you want a "modern" SMG then you can not go wrong with a Powder Springs Mac10/45. They are great guns. In fact, my one time at the Creek, I shot an MG42, an MP5k, an MP5A3 and a Powder Springs Mac10/45 fully suppressed and the Mac was my favorite gun. Another good choice is the Smith and Wesson 76 but it may be a bit more than what you want to spend. DO NOT buy an MK760. They are total junk. Ask me how I know. If you want to go "classic" then you should look for a nice Beretta 38/42 or 44. Again, this may be a bit more than what you want to spend but it will be worth it. One other great choice is the MP40 by either Erb or Wilson. I have owned an Erb and they are great guns and have shot a Wilson and they are also great. Again, you may have to save a bit more but you will not be disappointed. Well, I hope this helps. Take care, Schmeisser Guy

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Thank you fellas for the reply’s I ended up going with a mac10a1 in 9mm today test fired it I feel like it was a good buy thanks again fellas !

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19 hours ago, Thumpy said:

Thank you fellas for the reply’s I ended up going with a mac10a1 in 9mm today test fired it I feel like it was a good buy thanks again fellas !

Now the most important question: what's next on your list? :D

Congrats on the new addition to the "family". 

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On 5/21/2019 at 4:52 PM, MontanaRenegade86 said:

Now the most important question: what's next on your list? :D

Congrats on the new addition to the "family". 

Haha thanks man!!! And yup the family is going to continue to grow! Haha I’m thinking about adding a reising next because they can still be bought cheap. And I’m kinda planning on trying to buy all the cheaper mgs first befor I start chasing down the big boy ones I’m still on a kids budget haha. I’m open for suggestions on what you think my next one should be tho!?

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