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Old 05-26-2020, 09:43 PM   #1
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Default Romak 2 question.

Did those rifles come in with matching serials numbers? I saw another one on gunbroker.com with mismatched serial numbers
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Some did and some did not,

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I had two, both mis-matched
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Mostly mismatched
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Mine matches so some do
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The 5.45 early Romanians (before the SAR 2) will almost always be non-matching. By the way, many people don't see it because it's faint, but the rear trunnion is serialized. The rear trunnion should match either your bolt or your front trunnion, I don't remember which. And by "should" I mean that's the pattern I've seen with my own Romanian 5.45s.
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The 5.45 early Romanians (before the SAR 2) will almost always be non-matching. By the way, many people don't see it because it's faint, but the rear trunnion is serialized. The rear trunnion should match either your bolt or your front trunnion, I don't remember which. And by "should" I mean that's the pattern I've seen with my own Romanian 5.45s.
Ya, basically the rumor is Century arms mixed up all the parts when doing the 922r. but its possible they came that way from Cugir?
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Ya, basically the rumor is Century arms mixed up all the parts when doing the 922r. but its possible they came that way from Cugir?
I don't believe the rumor after seeing the serialized rear trunnions matching the front trunnion or bolt (I'll dig it out of the safe eventually to find out exactly which). It's never been normal for the Romanians to serialize rear trunnions, so that's why I think they were aware that certain parts were not matching, and made an effort to show that the rear trunnion matches a critical part and that it's safely headspaced. They might be mismatched because Romania used left over military parts (the 5.45 was their standard issue rifle at the time unlike the 7.62) for convenience, and then matched the rear trunnion to the rifle. That's my own theory anyway, I could easily be wrong.

On top of that, all of the 7.62 versions of the same rifles (Romak 1, Cur 1) I've seen have been matching, so it strikes me as odd that the importer (this is before Century) would just mix up the parts on the 5.45s, though it's not entirely out of the question. I wonder if the rear trunnion is serialized on the 7.62 versions as well.
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