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9/22/2017 12:11:25 AM
Posted: 11/6/2003 6:37:41 PM EDT
Anyone familiar with the above weapon? The wire stock looks to be East German.
Link Posted: 11/7/2003 3:10:38 AM EDT
Who's the importer?
Link Posted: 11/7/2003 8:45:01 AM EDT
ACC Int/Intrac Knox TN
Link Posted: 11/7/2003 10:42:35 AM EDT
Link Posted: 11/7/2003 12:45:19 PM EDT
I already found the date of import stamp. It is '85. It isn't an underfolding stock, it is a wire side-folder. This weapon has a bayonet lug and the AKM screw on slanted muzzle attachment. The barrel is threaded of course for the attachment and has the spring-loaded retaining pin for the muzzle attachment.

I know what the importing company claims. I just don't believe them.
Link Posted: 11/7/2003 4:50:20 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 11/7/2003 4:54:47 PM EDT by Jeepcreep]
Link Posted: 11/7/2003 5:06:43 PM EDT
Only about a dozen or so Maadi's were imported w/ folding stocks, they were fitted w/ Egyptian made copies of the East German first pattern side folders like the one in the pic above. They were imported by (?), I've never confirmed who but I know they weren't Steyr imports.

The Kollector
Link Posted: 11/7/2003 5:12:01 PM EDT
BTW, pvtstout, could you provide me with pics of the markings on the rifle? I am very interested in taking a look as the date stamp, you stated above that it's stamped "85", this is about when the folding stock versions were imported. Thanks...

The Kollector

Here's my email address... KalashniKollectr@aol.com
Link Posted: 11/7/2003 5:34:14 PM EDT
Jeepcreep...No, that is not the stock. I've seen those photos before.

Kollector...Email and photo sent.
Link Posted: 11/7/2003 5:38:01 PM EDT
Link Posted: 11/7/2003 5:48:07 PM EDT
That could very well be. It still doesn't explain the the bayonet lug and screw-on divertor. They are not after-market.
Link Posted: 11/7/2003 6:04:47 PM EDT
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