POTD: Need more rails with that AK?

Steve Johnson
by Steve Johnson

This AK-type rifle of unknown manufacture recently seized by PMERJ – Polícia Militar do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (Rio de Janeiro State Military Police). It is outfitted with a 75 round drum magazine, carbine barrel and a unknown muzzle brake. The owner was quite fond of picatinny rails, despite not actually using them for either accessories or optics. Probably a big fan of GTA.

Thanks to our friend Ronaldo Olive to sending the photos in.

Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson

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  • Ozzallos . Ozzallos . on Dec 25, 2015

    Okay, so I checked for the humor tag this time and found it absent, just as I found any comparison to overly-railed ARs absent, or said users being referenced as "being big fans of GTA."

    Because rails.

    Come on, guys. You've got to have better oversight over your blog than allowing stories like this if you expect to ask your readers for money.

  • Anonymoose Anonymoose on Dec 25, 2015

    Ugh, That chop job is worse than the railyard. I know a guy who did something like that to his AK. I still don't understand why he didn't just do a gas block/front sight combo and make it an AK104 clone,