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Old 01-22-2018, 01:53 PM   #36
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JIZZZZS. This was the only platform in my collection that I never could get my hands on . Sexy AF .....
A few years ago RPK-74M was unobtainium in the US.

Thanks to the vepr 1v line, k-var barrels, and the influx of parts and accessories straight from Russia, there are now 20 or so built RPK-74M rifles stateside. I would venture to say there are probably as many or more not yet completed.
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Old 01-22-2018, 06:23 PM   #37
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A few years ago RPK-74M was unobtainium in the US.

Thanks to the vepr 1v line, k-var barrels, and the influx of parts and accessories straight from Russia, there are now 20 or so built RPK-74M rifles stateside. I would venture to say there are probably as many or more not yet completed.
Not jumping on one of the 5.56 Veprs and associated 5.45 parts from KVAR might be one of the few AK regrets I hold....
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Old 01-22-2018, 06:28 PM   #38
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Wow I been out of the hobby for about 4 years. I'v been dying to get my hands on one.


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A few years ago RPK-74M was unobtainium in the US.

Thanks to the vepr 1v line, k-var barrels, and the influx of parts and accessories straight from Russia, there are now 20 or so built RPK-74M rifles stateside. I would venture to say there are probably as many or more not yet completed.
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Old 01-22-2018, 06:48 PM   #39
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Wow I been out of the hobby for about 4 years. I'v been dying to get my hands on one.
Just wait for a nice Vepr 1v to pop up for sale. It took me about 2 years to find one in the condition and price I was comfortable with. Let me tell you tho, it wasn't cheap so expect to pay a nice amount for one.
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Just wait for a nice Vepr 1v to pop up for sale. It took me about 2 years to find one in the condition and price I was comfortable with. Let me tell you tho, it wasn't cheap so expect to pay a nice amount for one.
This. Same goes for the barrel.

Even I was late in the game as far as deals go. Irierider has less in his RPK-74M, PO3.5x21p, and suppressor than I have in just my rifle...
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This. Same goes for the barrel.

Even I was late in the game as far as deals go. Irierider has less in his RPK-74M, PO3.5x21p, and suppressor than I have in just my rifle...
I must say though, it has been worth ever penny I paid. It's a rifle I never plan to part with and one the favorites in my collection. I plan on leaving mine 5.56 though as I don't plan on shooting it much. It's close enough imo.
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I must say though, it has been worth ever penny I paid. It's a rifle I never plan to part with and one the favorites in my collection. I plan on leaving mine 5.56 though as I don't plan on shooting it much. It's close enough imo.
Worth every penny for sure. I did have it converted to 5.45, and it is a shooter. Even so, it will hold it's value exceptionally well considering how rare they are in the US.
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Old 02-03-2018, 09:07 AM   #43
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Thanks Jim!

It's not going anywhere.

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Thanks Brother thats a cool rifle. Been off the Files for a while playing catch up in the shop. I hope you love it because that sucker we wanted to keep.

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Chknfkr,
Beautiful rifle. Hope to have one someday, have the major parts except front trunion. Thinking of going with modified romy rpk47 trunion.
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Very nice, Ted Marshall is working on mine. Hopefully back soon...
Have yu got yours back from Ted Marshall? Do yu have a contact number for him? I have all major parts to build one except front trunion, have read he can modify a romy rpk47 trunion to work. Would like to contact him to see if he is interested in doing the build.
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