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10-13-2004, 11:48 PM
Have my eye on a AK47 hunting rifle with a Polytech milled receiver and a 20" barrel. Does anyone have any info, thoughts or discussion on this rifle??
10-14-2004, 12:07 AM
It's designed after the Galil hunter, a rare and special gun. The Norinco hunters seem to be going for $300-400 depending on need to sell and condition. They're also popular for Galil/Valmet projects.
If you just want an AK to hunt with and want the classic shape, check out the Russian Saigas. Available in three calibers: 223, 7.62x39mm, and 308. 20" barrels should be findable for the latter two, and for the 308 especially.
The Norinco Hunter was patterned after the Valmet Hunter M/88 and so was the Galil Hunter rifle.
Click on the link to the "Chinese Rifles" page of my web pages and scroll down to the Hunter info.
10-15-2004, 02:14 AM
I'm sorry, I meant to say Valmet Hunter. I've never heard of a Galil hunter. Just a short circuit in the brain I guess.
10-24-2004, 07:21 AM
Go to this thread. There are several posts about hunting with an AK.
Why the 7.62X39?
10-24-2004, 07:28 AM
East bloc is FAR better quality.
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