ak-74

I first blogged about the quad stack AK magazines (and other unique AK magazines) in THIS post.

Looks like a Quad Stack 60 round AK-74 magazine was up for sale on Gunbroker – http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=162814104

3 people bid it up to $900, but that was not enough to meet the reserve! It has not been re-listed since.

The company who originally makes (made?) this magazine is Izhmash. I know nothing about them, but in the Gunbroker auction, the seller says the following:

Mega rare collectible item, original Izhmash 60 round capacity magazine for AK-74.

I find it hard to believe something that was injection molded is “mega rare” and “collectible” unless it doesn’t work worth a shit and they decided to stop selling it.

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The Big Picture has an awesome group of photos as usual.  This particular set about the Crisis in Kyrgyzstan.  If you’re as geographically inept as I am, Kyrgyzstan is a country in central Asia, west of China.

Widespread anti-government protests in Kyrgyzstan recently turned violent, with groups of opposition protesters attempting to storm some government buildings, and clashing with riot police. Tensions are high, as Kyrgyz authorities declared a national state of emergency, and are enforcing curfews in at least three cities. As riot police fired on opposition members and protesters fought with stones and captured weapons, estimates of casualties have varied widely, with reports ranging from 12 killed to over 100 killed.

The rifle in the picture above appears to be a Dragunov

Picture #5 – The guy in the middle appears to be shouldering an AK based 12GA such as a Saiga-12 or VEPR-12

Picture #6 – Krinkov (AKS-74U) with EOtech, AK-74 held vertically in background.

Picture #7 – A whole bunch of Krinkovs (AKS-74U)

Picture #10 – AK-74 with a quad rail and UTG rail covers

Picture #15RPG-26

Picture #33 – RPG-26

Better Picture of the RPG-26:

Full Photo Set – HERE

Looks like the protesters are doing plenty of damage, even by just throwing things and lighting fires.

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