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Posted: 12/12/2005 2:29:00 PM EST
[Last Edit: 12/12/2005 2:30:00 PM EST by huey_crew_chief]
I am in the market for one with a barrel nut. Can anyone point me in the right direction? There are a couple on gunbroker, but I would like to stay in our ak47.net family and give someone from here my money
Link Posted: 12/12/2005 3:19:48 PM EST
Link Posted: 12/12/2005 5:05:40 PM EST
Wasnt there a post in the Egyptian forum about someone having 2 and wanting to sell one?
Link Posted: 12/13/2005 1:39:09 AM EST

Originally Posted By gs1230:
Wasnt there a post in the Egyptian forum about someone having 2 and wanting to sell one?


Thanks, but I sold it already
Link Posted: 12/13/2005 3:43:46 AM EST
Link Posted: 12/13/2005 7:52:52 AM EST
"Maadis are crude, painted, scrap wooden stocked over priced (currently) examples of the breed"

I totally disagree, Some of the MISR's may have been that way but the Steyr bbl'd early imports and the RML's from PARS are generally quite fine examples of a Russian AK built on Russian tooling by Egyptian tradesmen trained by Russians in Cairo.

I have many thousand rounds through mine without one single hicup.

Yes Maadis are painted, however that paint is over top of a phosphated finish. Not bad, beats the coolies out of a blued type finish.
Link Posted: 12/13/2005 8:31:15 AM EST
Link Posted: 12/13/2005 9:22:59 AM EST
I can't see the complaint on the Maadi, but I didn't buy mine for its looks either. It cleaned up well, both inside and out.
Link Posted: 12/13/2005 1:36:29 PM EST
Point well taken Anothergene, a hammergun I guess he is looking for, sorry for being on the defensive on the Maadi, I just luv her so!
Link Posted: 12/13/2005 1:53:18 PM EST
Thanks for all your advise. I am more concerned with function, not looks.
Link Posted: 12/13/2005 1:58:00 PM EST
man!

I remember these for cheap, all over the place, in 1995.............
Link Posted: 12/13/2005 2:43:38 PM EST
Yup, I got one in 95. I sold it to get an AR way back when
Link Posted: 12/15/2005 1:38:25 PM EST
anyone?
Link Posted: 12/15/2005 1:49:51 PM EST
gunsamerica usually has one or two of em
Link Posted: 12/15/2005 1:54:59 PM EST

Originally Posted By huey_crew_chief:
anyone?



Here's one...

www.auctionarms.com/search/displayitem.cfm?itemnum=7132746
Link Posted: 12/15/2005 2:05:24 PM EST

Originally Posted By tapeo1:

Originally Posted By huey_crew_chief:
anyone?



Here's one...

www.auctionarms.com/search/displayitem.cfm?itemnum=7132746



Thanks!
Link Posted: 12/15/2005 6:04:28 PM EST
Looks like the one I just bought! Man some people have some serious beef with these Maadi's. I certainly liked my first one and bought a second!

Link Posted: 12/15/2005 6:24:09 PM EST
Link Posted: 12/15/2005 7:32:31 PM EST

Originally Posted By Thekatar:
Kreb's Custom Consignment Maadi



$800??? Yeah right, pffft!
Link Posted: 12/16/2005 12:56:23 PM EST

Originally Posted By huey_crew_chief:

Originally Posted By tapeo1:

Originally Posted By huey_crew_chief:
anyone?



Here's one...

www.auctionarms.com/search/displayitem.cfm?itemnum=7132746



Thanks!



Looks like you just got yourself a Maadi!
Link Posted: 12/16/2005 1:46:48 PM EST
sure does look like he got himself a maddi!
Link Posted: 12/16/2005 2:03:42 PM EST
Congrats Dave,.....................I wonder what he's gonna do with that new Russian Bakelite mag!
Link Posted: 12/16/2005 2:07:50 PM EST
THANKS FOR ALL THE HELP GUYS!!!!!!
Link Posted: 12/16/2005 3:47:30 PM EST
Welcome to the Maadi ARM club... that is unless you weren't already a member.
Link Posted: 12/16/2005 5:03:38 PM EST
This will be my third, but I only own one other now.
Link Posted: 12/16/2005 6:11:35 PM EST

Originally Posted By huey_crew_chief:
anyone?



Yep.....Bobby's Pawn Shop in Gastonia, NC
has one I saw the other day. Was around $349 I think. Had been used, was a little scratched up but very useful. I started to get it but I already got one.
They probally have no idea what they got, they are just old guys running a pawn shop.

Bobby's Pawn Shop
1008 West Franklin Boulevard, Gastonia, NC 28052
(704) 861-8261
Link Posted: 12/16/2005 6:51:31 PM EST
Man I gotta get one of those. I need an inexpensive AKM to use as a shooter.. since all my other AK's are high end stuff... heh.
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