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Posted: 9/15/2004 12:58:27 PM EST
[Last Edit: 9/15/2004 2:17:38 PM EST by CAMPYBOB]
Link Posted: 9/15/2004 1:47:08 PM EST
Interesting CB...

German Engineering is marvelous.

On the flip side of the coin, there is no such thing as German Simplicity!

Sly
Link Posted: 9/15/2004 2:16:23 PM EST
[Last Edit: 9/16/2004 2:21:52 AM EST by CAMPYBOB]
Link Posted: 9/15/2004 8:21:43 PM EST
You folks have obviously never owned an air-cooled VW. One hose, has gas in it. One belt, no idler pully. A gas guage was an option on mine... that the original owner didn't elect to pay for.

I think I have power tools with more moving parts.
Link Posted: 9/16/2004 1:05:35 AM EST
I wonder if the extending of the bottom of the magazine wasn't for semi (less spring tension) and fully secure position for full auto (more spring tension) ?

IIRC mine held 15 up 20 down ?? (been a while since I played with them).
Link Posted: 9/16/2004 2:21:00 AM EST
Link Posted: 9/16/2004 12:13:23 PM EST
Ah yes , but from the way they were packed , I'd say they stored them collapsed. Plus the Germans would never allow such a waste of space !

Space.......perhaps that's it. They wanted a smaller storage package so they made them collapse??One that would fit in normal AK pouches etc.

I'll be post - post ban gawking at Niles as well...
Link Posted: 9/16/2004 3:40:39 PM EST
Karl- "Ve must find a vay to keep zee vorking masses fully employed or zey vill begin rioting. Does zee committee have any ideas?"

Jurgen- "Vell, how about a .22 rifle? Ve can alter zese magazines ve made last year..."
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