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Posted: 6/9/2002 1:44:22 PM EST
LOOK AT THIS!!  It is a preban 56 side folder!

Link Posted: 6/9/2002 1:49:52 PM EST
Link Posted: 6/10/2002 2:08:05 PM EST
56S is the fixed-stock version.
56S-1 is the underfolder.
56S-2 is the sidefolder.

I'm not the most knowledgeable person on AK-47 variants, but I do not recall the Norinco 56S-2 having a folding stock like the one pictured. Is this some sort of conversion that someone has done? Still, it's a great price for a pre-ban Norinco, especially when you add in the black Bulgarian furniture and AK-74 brake.
Link Posted: 6/10/2002 6:05:03 PM EST
The folding stock is most likely a Romanian folder that just screws in place of the fixed stock. If you are interested in it contact the seller and ask for a close up pic of the markings to make sure it actually says AK-47 and not MAK-90. Also the handguards are not Bulgarian, the Bulgarians have ribs on the lower handguard.
Link Posted: 6/10/2002 6:09:21 PM EST
Yeah, and those aren't Chinese mags either!...  not that it matters ;)

Just trying to keep this post up top so CampyBob can see it and chime in. He can probably tell by looking at it exactly what it is. lol.
Link Posted: 6/10/2002 10:30:02 PM EST
I don't know about you guys, but the only time I would spend over $800 for a Semi-auto AK (no matter what the configuration)would be the day after a snowball fight breaks out in hell.

Link Posted: 6/11/2002 1:09:51 PM EST

Also the handguards are not Bulgarian, the Bulgarians have ribs on the lower handguard.

Oops, my bad! I have 3 AK-47 variants with Bulgarian furniture, but didn't pay close enough attention to the photos posted on the auction. Probably Chaote handguards.

According to "Informer", it looks like a Dyna Systems AK-74 style brake, Romanian side folder, and some kind of ACE pistol grip.
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