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Posted: 1/15/2006 4:24:21 PM EDT
I am curious about the origin of the term Krinkov which refers to a certain type of ak. What does this word mean? All of the other AK subsets are generally based on nationality, but this one seems to cross national lines (Bulgarian and Russian). Thanks.
Link Posted: 1/15/2006 4:36:21 PM EDT
I think you will find that no-one really knows. It seems to have come froma slang term but I am sure someone remembers the deatails better than I.
Link Posted: 1/15/2006 4:37:15 PM EDT
Link Posted: 1/15/2006 4:40:56 PM EDT
Tag; I'd like to know the origin of the name as well.
Link Posted: 1/15/2006 4:42:47 PM EDT
Wow krink that was very informative......Probably the most informative thing I have read on this site yet.......Guess thats why they call you krink freak eh?
Link Posted: 1/15/2006 5:04:43 PM EDT
Nice post KF.....

(tag)
Link Posted: 1/15/2006 5:05:47 PM EDT
tag.
Link Posted: 1/15/2006 5:36:47 PM EDT
It's a corrupted version of the word that Afghanistan natives called the AKS-74U during the 1980s.
Link Posted: 1/15/2006 6:20:50 PM EDT
FWIW, I used the term w/ a Ukranian soldier I met in the sand box (he carried one) - He never heard of it. He said they called it "suka" aka little bitch.
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