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Kalashnikov to open factory in US producing AK

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by Ttuck, Jan 21, 2015.

  1. Ttuck

    Ttuck Hillsboro Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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  2. Classic

    Classic Federal Way WA Well-Known Member

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    That's a BIG THUMBS UP!!!! Jobs are always a good thing!:D
     
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  3. PiratePast40

    PiratePast40 Willamette Valley Well-Known Member

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    So why is it a good thing that we are supporting a Russian arms company and providing revenue to them?
     
  4. Morpheus

    Morpheus Columbia Gorge Anyway, back on the farm.

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    Same reason why buying Toyota, Subaru, or Hyundai's made in the US are a good thing. At least they provide some jobs in the states to help offset the profit that is sent back to their home countries.
     
  5. RVTECH

    RVTECH LaPine Well-Known Member

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    The libs & antis will love this...........
     
  6. Morpheus

    Morpheus Columbia Gorge Anyway, back on the farm.

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    Well, they ban the import, so they build them here. :) Haha.
     
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  7. Classic

    Classic Federal Way WA Well-Known Member

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    People with jobs pay taxes so Obama can keep on spending a TRILLION more than he collects every year. It's about time there was a US factory building AK's :s0146:
     
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  8. Glock Jock

    Glock Jock Wilsonville , OR Well-Known Member

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    Bahaha! Add this to the list of Obama fails!
     
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  9. Sstrand

    Sstrand La Grande OR Well-Known Member

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    American ingenuity = 1, Administration = 0

    Sheldon
     
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  10. Just Jim

    Just Jim Well-Known Member

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    Vote with your money. I will buy an American well made AK.
     
  11. Martini_Up

    Martini_Up NW USA Well-Known Member

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    I hope they run on Wolf as good as my Yugo M70 does.
     
  12. jmurray192

    jmurray192 wilsonville oregon Active Member

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    +1 on supporting a well made American ak
     
  13. Just Jim

    Just Jim Well-Known Member

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    Now what we need is someone else to make 22lr in America.
     
  14. Capn Jack

    Capn Jack Wet-Stern Washington Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    :):):):):):):)
     
  15. Medic!

    Medic! What just happened? Has eagle eyes. But cant remember what he saw. Bronze Supporter

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    I read an article from RWC group saying they are prohibited in even talking to anyone in Russia concerning the new AK. So I doubt anyone in Russia will be getting any money for these American Built AK's.

    The problem I have is. Will these guns really be like the Russian AK in every detail? Even without input from the original Russian builders?

    RWC group say's they own the rights to the AK. So they can build them if they like.
    The question is how will they build them?
     
  16. B5Ben

    B5Ben Boise Well-Known Member

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    I think it can only be a good thing to have another firearms manufacturer in the US. At this point, we can only hope they are high quality and take the "made in the USA" stamp to heart. If they are a solid AK, then they will be in my list of things to acquire. If not, then they will probably be acquired by Bryco or Jennings (or whoever they are now) and will stay far away from my safe.
     
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  17. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Big LOL on the administration!
    If they can bring them to production in the second quarter it's a tribute to the AK's simplicity and ease of manufacture!
     
  18. ZA_Survivalist

    ZA_Survivalist Oregon AK's all day.

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    About damn time.. Finally have some decent AKs that may or may not rival Arsenal and Fuller/RD (Among a couple others)

    Now if they could just start producing DECENT American made steel mags or better yet a clone of the circle 10 mag!!
     
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  19. Flopsweat

    Flopsweat Slightly right of center Well-Known Member

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    I don't imagine they'll be producing many sporter versions. :rolleyes:
     
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  20. John H

    John H Whatcom County Well-Known Member

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    Link no work.

    But that would be cool, not much of a AK guy. But the fact they are willing to build them here shows there is a big enough market , and a double finger to the Admin.
     
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