AK magazine identification chart

Saved for future reference. I often make mistake identifying AK clones. Luckily I have y’all to correct me in short order!

Steve Johnson

Founder and Dictator-In-Chief of TFB. A passionate gun owner, a shooting enthusiast and totally tacti-uncool. Favorite first date location: any gun range. Steve can be contacted here.


  • kvalseth

    Steve, this chart is part of Small Arms Illustrated, a website that has a picture of virtually any modern firearm you can think of:


    • kvalseth, thanks!

  • tarkan

    Once there was a topic only several pages from a SOF magazine on how to identfy ammo to its factory in cold war era factory codes,it was cool too.This is a great post.