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great video !!
I would REALLY like to grab a 101, 102, or 108 some day !
 

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Same. Quality magazines are still expensive, but new production is increasing.

As for rifles, still too soon to tell about PSA's, but I'm hopeful.
 

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And George Washington really chopped down a cherry tree. Hugo Schmeisser was a guest of the russians after WWII. That is all I am am saying....LMAO
 

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No one in this century will ever know for sure, but

Schmeisser's characteristics, written at Izhevsk. "Due to a lack of technical education, he cannot perform any work. His presence here brought us no value. His psychology is capitalistic, and he has a degrading effect on the other specialists."

Finally, the third act: Kalashnikov comes to Izhevsk in 1947 with his finished assault rifle to set up production. The design of the AK had settled by then. The only thing that the German specialists could have helped with at this stage was setting up mass production using stamping. There was a problem here: the Izhevsk factory was not ready for the required quality of stamping, hardening, and riveting of receivers, and Izhmash employees had to draw up a milled received in 1950. Schmeisser, a man who was dedicated to stamping, was not needed here. As a result, Hugo Schmeisser, Karl Barnitzke, and their colleagues continued to pointlessly earn their salary in the USSR for some time longer, after which they were sent home.

Who did Kalashnikov borrow from?

When talking about foreign influence on Kalashnikov's work, especially his famous assault rifle, it would be much more fair to speak of another Western arms designer: John Garand. The documentation for the SKKP (Kalashnikov-Petrov self-loading carbine) designed in 1944, plainly stated that:

"The Kalashnikov and Petrov carbine was designed following the Garand self-loading rifle pattern, as a result of which, the Kalashnikov and Petrov carbine had a number of assemblies and mechanisms that, in their design and principle of function, are analogous to those used in the Garand self-loading rifle, for example: the bolt locking mechanism, feed mechanism, trigger mechanism, and receiver attachment."
https://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/2017/09/27/kalashnikov-vs-schmeisser-umpteenth-time-guest-post/
 

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