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Old 06-24-2012, 03:27 AM   #11
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Do you know If its common to remake these into AK's I looked around online and couldn't come across any examples like mine. Everything was the RPK with long barrel and bipod. Here's a better pic without the flowery vision backdrop too.
Very uncommon. No "production" rifles that I know of. Just kit builds. It could be from a small importer though, what markings does it have?
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Very uncommon. No "production" rifles that I know of. Just kit builds. It could be from a small importer though, what markings does it have?
CAI (century Arms). Maybe the dealer I got it from did it. They love AK's and know them better than anyone else in my state (Maine).
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If it were mine, I would try to put it back in RPK form. Kinda like a short barreled RPK.

Honestly, I think it looks better with a shorter barrel.



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That is a beautiful AK and I do like the wood also great grain! Sorry, but not particularly the pistol grip forearm. That is just my opinion though! Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder. NICE PIECE! Wish I had one that good looking! Maybe someday !

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CAI (century Arms). Maybe the dealer I got it from did it. They love AK's and know them better than anyone else in my state (Maine).
CAI did import some RPK's with full length barrels. Looks like someone took yours and chopped it down. Does it say Cugir anywhere on the receiver?
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CAI (century Arms). Maybe the dealer I got it from did it. They love AK's and know them better than anyone else in my state (Maine).
Follow up.the gun shop did the modification here's what they said. "The only thing we really had done is cut the barrel down, and the gunsmith "keyhole" did that. Then we changed some of the furniture"
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If it were mine, I would try to put it back in RPK form. Kinda like a short barreled RPK.

Honestly, I think it looks better with a shorter barrel.
I agree it looks much better with a shorter barrel but doesn't the bipod fold to where you'd grip it in the front now?
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I agree it looks much better with a shorter barrel but doesn't the bipod fold to where you'd grip it in the front now?
Yeah, good eye, didn't think about that. Don't know if you can get a similar bipod that is shorter. I love the RPK stock though.
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That thing is so nice looking I wouldnt do a think except add a better muzzle break and shoot the heck outta it.

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