Sad day for the AK

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  1. dxpac

    dxpac
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    Sad day for AK owners, enthusiasts and Commies around the World.


    “Today news sad news has arrived that Mikhail Kalashnikov has died after a lengthy illness,” said the statement from the press secretary of the Udmurtia administration Viktor Chulkov.

    http://rt.com/news/kalashnikov-dies-inventor-ak-47-887/
     
  2. Dunerunner

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    R.I.P. Mikhail.... You are brilliant but still a Commie!
     
  3. nwo

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    That is sad indeed.

    He was a great man. May he Rest In Peace.
     
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  5. BAMCIS

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    I don't have an AK, but if I did I'd shoot it out of respect for him. So I guess my AR's will have to do.
     
  6. ZA_Survivalist

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    RIP. He may have been a commie, but he designed a fantastic rifle.
    (With various inspirations of course)

    The AK is by far my favorite platform.
     
  7. Sun195

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    Another story on this from Politico:

    Mikhail Kalashnikov dead at 94 - POLITICO.com

     
  8. cookie

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    I couldn't hurt!... The AK types will live on.
     
  9. Dave Workman

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  10. Burt Gummer

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    We pretty much are 80% there already, so don't point fingers! :gun02:
     
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  11. rick benjamin

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    I guess i'm part of the 20%. Who else laps water like a dog?
     
  12. TwinStick

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    I hope Browning, Garand, Stoner and many others are with whomever they please. I doubt that the list would include Kalashnikov...for very long anyway.


    Edit: don't get me wrong, may Kalashnikov rest in peace.
     
  13. biggie24420

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    I'm gonna bump fire a 40 rnd. mag out of my M10 and pour out a mini bottle of vodka next time I go out shooting.
     
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