Tag: ak

Pakistani AK Bolt Actions

A couple of days ago I posted a photo of a crude AK rifle that had been turned into a bolt action. A few readers noted that they saw guns like it when they were serving in Afghanistan. These gun appear to have been mass manufactured, probably in the semi-autonomous [Read More…]

Tactical AKs in Russia

While the tactical craze may have been largely lost on Izhmash, the official makers of the AK series of rifles, our Russian friends appear to be embracing it. The previous issue of the Russian Reporter magazine featured some very cool AK rifles. Unfortunately I do not [Read More…]

ATI’s new GSG-522

Last year American Tactical Imports was forced to take their GSG-5, a .22 MP5 patterned pistol and rifle, off the market after they were successfully sued by H&K for trade dress infringement. You can imagine my surprise when I saw them on display at SHOT only a [Read More…]

Homemade 9mm Pistol

This incredibably ugly (but in a good way) pistol uses Sten 9mm mag, an AK fire control group and a Luger barrel! Lots more photos and info here. [ Many thanks to Advocate for emailing me the link. ]

AR-15 and AK Dust test

The Cav Arms guys did an extreme dust test on an AR-15. Turns out AR-15 cannot handle being buried in sand and then run over by a Jeep … who knew? Apart from the “Jeep test”, it did really well. They also tested an AK derivative, a 5.56mm SAR-3, which [Read More…]

Mike’s gun build weekend

Michael Z. Williamson has posted photos of a Build Party Weekend during which he and a bunch of other guys made and repaired guns. During the weekend Mike made the receiver and some of the internals of the below AK. Beautiful wood More photos here.

ATI GSG Kalashnikov .22 AK-47

The American Tactical Imports / German Sport Guns Kalashnikov has finally arrived. The Kalashnikov, endorsed by General Kalashnikov himself, is a AK-47 patterned rifle chambered in .22 Long Rifle. An American model holding a German made copy of the iconic Soviet rifle [Read More…]

AK-107 / AK-108 animation

It has been a while since I have posted an animation. This one, author unknown, shows how the balanced gas operating system works in the AK-107 and AK-108 rifles. ( If the animation is not playing, try this link: click here) Wikipedia explains how the system works: The [Read More…]