CLASSY: Molot VEPR Pioneer Rifles

    In the category of “if it’s new to me, it must be new to somebody else”, I stumbled across the Pioneer line of “sporterized” VEPR rifles from Molot. I have to be honest, I’ve always liked the look of the VEPR rifles, and even more so now that I have seen the Pioneer models. They have that “AK for a more civilized time” feel. The two current models are chambered in .223 and 7.62×39.

    Molot lists the MSRP as $1299 and K-Var retails the rifles at $799.

    VEPR series semi-automatic rifles from the world famous Molot factory in Russia. Built on the same standard as the RPK rifle, these firearms are 50% more reinforced than a standard, stamped AK rifle. Each rifle has been manufactured using state of the art technology, effectively creating a heavier duty piece that will last through not just a lifetime but for many generations to come. The RPK-style barrels are hammer forged and chrome lined using techniques that makes them many times stronger than a standard AK or RPK barrel.

    Each rifle comes with high quality, beautifully crafted walnut furniture as well as a rear sight with adjustable windage. They are shipped with magazines, a cleaning rod, and a cleaning kit.

    Optional optic mount available:

    VEPR Pioneer

    VEPR Pioneer

    VEPR Pioneer

    VEPR Pioneer

    VPRP-76239-01

    SPECIFICATIONS
    Caliber: 7.62x39mm
    Total Length: 40.9 in / 1040 mm
    Barrel Length: 21.6 in / 550 mm
    Weight w/ Magazine: 9.5 lbs / 4.3 kg
    Twist rate: 7.62×39 – 4 groove RH twist, 9.4’’ (240 mm)

    VEPR Pioneer

    VPRS-308-01

    .223 REM

    Wood furniture is also featured in the Super and Hunter models as well.

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    Molot VEPR

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    Molot VEPR

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    Molot VEPR

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    Molot VEPR

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    Molot VEPR

    Molot VEPR

    Molot VEPR

    Also new to me is some of the above models are chambered in 6.5 Grendel and 30.06.

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    K-Var Corporation – https://www.k-var.com/

    4235 W. POST RD.
    LAS VEGAS, NEVADA 89118
    Tel.: 1 702 364 8880
    Fax: 1 702 307 2303


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    Molot USA – http://www.molot-usa.com/

    MOLOT USA Firearms, Ltd.
    PO Box 30664
    Walnut Creek, CA 94598

    Pete

    Editor In Chief- TFB
    LE – Silencers – Science
    [email protected]


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