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"Mystery Surrounding the Very First AK-47 Rifle" Topic


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20 May 2019 6:49 p.m. PST
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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP12 Apr 2019 8:57 p.m. PST

"The very first Kalashnikov rifle that received the AK-47 model designation is displayed in the Military Historical Museum of Artillery, Engineers and Signal Corps which is located in Saint Petersburg, Russia. This rifle has always been somewhat mysterious because its appearance is quite different from the AK-47 that was actually adopted…"

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Dentatus Fezian13 Apr 2019 4:52 a.m. PST

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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP13 Apr 2019 12:03 p.m. PST

Thanks!.


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Lion in the Stars13 Apr 2019 2:59 p.m. PST

I've seen 3-gun competitors running the Saiga AK-shotgun with a mid-barrel compensator.

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