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Built on the same standard as the military RPK, Vepr is 50% more reinforced than a standard, stamped AK rifle. Each rifle has been manufactured using state of the art technology, effectively creating a heavier duty piece that will last through not just a lifetime but for many generations to come. The RPK-style barrels are hammer forged and chrome lined using techniques that make them four to five times stronger than a standard AK barrel, giving the Vepr rifles substantially extended service life over AK type rifles. This model of the Vepr AK-47 7.62x39 caliber rifle (FM-AK47-21) is equipped with original Molot factory's popular left-side folding tubular stock, which comes with a cheek rest and a rubber recoil pad. Its ingenious design provides a reliable and rigid locking mechanism system, which has been deployed on all RPK-based rifles and shotguns by Molot. .
Vepr AK rifle in 7.62x39mm caliber, 16.5-in barrel, stamped receiver, chrome lined hammer forged barrel, removable muzzle nut with 14x1mm left-hand threads, left-side folding tubular stock with cheek rest and rubber recoil pad, 1000 meter sight leaf with adjustable windage, black polymer furniture, cleaning kit and cleaning rod, shipped with one 5-rd magazine, 922(r) compliant with US or foreign made magazines.
- For the first time ever true factory Molot AK-47 style rifle in the US market
- Heavy RPK-style hammer forged chrome lined barrel
- RPK-style 1.5mm stamped receiver
- RPK-style trunnion block
- RPK-style ribbed polymer handguards with stainless steel heat shield
- Left-side folding tubular stock with cheek rest and rubber recoil pad
- Windage adjustable 1000m rear sight leaf
- Scope mount side rail
- Accepts all mil-spec double-stack AK-47 7.62x39mm magazines
- 14x1mm left-hand muzzle thread
- 922r compliant with foreign made magazines
Operating System: Semi-Auto, long stroke gas system
Breech Type: 2 lug rotating bolt
Magazine Type: Detachable double stack magazine
Weight with 5-rd magazine: 10.1 lbs
Overall Length: 36.80"
Height (w/o mag.): 7.8"
Barrel Length: 16.5"
Rifling 4 groove RH twist, 9.4"
Twist rate: 1 in 240 mm
Weight w/o Magazine: 7.8 lbs (3.54 kg)
Muzzle Velocity: 710 m/s
Effective Range: 400 m
Maximum Range: 1350 m
Rate of Fire: 40 rds/min (practical)
Sight Leaf: 1000 m
Handgaurds - stamped receiver RPK