Tag: Saiga

TFB’s Rifle (And Subgun) Weight Omnibus – How Heavy is Your Rifle? (Part 2 of 3)

(This is Part 2 of the TFB Rifle Weight Omnibus. You can read Part 1 here.) In October, I traveled out to see my co-writer Alex C. to collect data on the weights of different long guns and some of their components. Over that weekend, I weighed 58 rifles and submachine [Read More…]

Saiga 12 C EXP 01 Shotgun

The Saiga 12 C EXP 01 is the latest military/law enforcement version of the Saiga shotgun from Izhmash. It features a short (14″?) barrel with muzzle brake, folding skeleton stock, receiver rail and AK-style forend with under rail. [ Many thanks to Lionel for the [Read More…]

K-Var Saiga Quad Rail

K_Var is selling Arsenal Inc’s SGL12-03 Saiga 12 Shotgun with a nifty quad rail fore-end. You can watch a video of it in action here. [ Many thanks to Robert for emailing me the link. ]

Saiga SD-10 drum magazine

Two Russian firms, PMG LLC and PROline, have developed a 10 round drum magazine1 for the Saiga-12 shotgun. The SD-10 looks pretty nifty. It is slightly shorter than than standard 5 round magazine while holding twice the capacity. The final product will be made of black [Read More…]

Guns in St Petersburg

I have seen photos of guns on Google Street Maps before, usually of men outside gun shops, but never any as close up as this photo which was captured by maps.Yandex.ru, a Russian equivalent to Google Street Maps. The images seem to have been taken outside a gun or [Read More…]

Michael’s Custom Saiga-12

Some time ago I posted a video of Michael shooting one of his Saiga-12 shotguns. He got in touch with me and explained that since then he has become a passionate Saiga-12 nut and now sells custom Saiga-12′s. Michael, who work as a designer / jeweler / metal smith, [Read More…]

Arsenal SGL41 (Saiga) .410 Shotgun

Arsenal Inc are now selling a heavily modified AK-74-styled version of the Saiga .410 gauge shotgun. Arsenal SGL41 Standard Saiga .410 Many of the components have been removed and replaced with AK-74 parts. These include: * hand guards * gas block and gas tube * front [Read More…]