For $400 a WASR-10 is probably your best bet. Buy that, put a POSP scope on it, and a Tapco trigger in it and you should be good to go. Or, take your time and find a nice MAK-90, great AK for the money. Theres a company called Lancaster Consulting thats making nice AK's now too, however there about $50-$75 over your budget.
wasr-10 without question....it it against a tree...drag it though the mudd...dump it in a lake and it will come up shooting like new.
The best weapon ever made for the price....dealers can et them for around $300 with shipping...look at gun shows for 375-400 bucks.
here is some info and a pic: CheapGunParts.Com
$167 would be a believable but still great price on a single stack WASR. Most of the WASRs sold have been modified to take double stack mags and to comply with laws have been given a number of US made parts.
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