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admar2
October 6, 2004, 04:30 PM
picked up my first AK the other day. a Egyptian MAADI. metal has been refinished as have the wooden stock.

https://home.comcast.net/~amarino74/newak1.jpg

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chevrofreak
October 6, 2004, 04:34 PM
That looks damned nice, good purchase!

Destructo6
October 6, 2004, 05:14 PM
AKs, they're ugly-beautiful.

That one is quite nice. I really like the darkish wood.

Dionysusigma
October 6, 2004, 05:37 PM
Just so y'know, that's not your usual MAADI... that one looks good. ;) :p

admar2
October 6, 2004, 06:17 PM
well, everyone has a SAR-1, and I wanted something a little different.

and the picture doesn't do the finish on the stock justice, it is really nice.

jimmyp50
October 6, 2004, 06:25 PM
I love the design but hate the sights and general accuracy. I wish I could find one with a different rear sight set up and capable of routinely producing 3 MOA groups. I owned one of the Bulgarian guns once and just was not impressed with it's accuracy. Since then I have given up on them. jimmyp

OEF_VET
October 6, 2004, 06:50 PM
Nice looking Kalashniklone, Tony. Welcome to the dark side.

cslinger
October 6, 2004, 07:12 PM
Tony,

You managed to find the absolute nicest Maddi ever made. That is like no Maddi I have ever seen.

I love AK's. Currently have three firearms based on the AK action. VEPR .308, VEPR II 7.62x39 and the afore mentioned boring SAR-1(which I thought looked pretty nice until I saw your Maddi :uhoh: ) :D

Chris

admar2
October 6, 2004, 10:16 PM
mmmm... VEPR II.


:)

Mumbles_45
October 6, 2004, 10:27 PM
sorry double post

Mumbles_45
October 6, 2004, 10:28 PM
I recommend one of these:

http://www.blackjackbuffers.com/SWIFTpr.jpg

got one for my SAR-1 about 4 months ago and it works great. If it looks good to you, you can get them at http://www.blackjackbuffers.com/bjbcatalog3.html

BryanP
October 6, 2004, 10:57 PM
That is one sweet looking rifle. Congratulations admar2.

BTW jimmyp50, if you have an AK but want to replace the sights I can highly recommend MojoSights (http://www.mojosights.com) I just put a set of the microclick sights on my vz.24 and it makes a huge difference in the sight picture. I haven't decided if I'm going to replace the front sight yet or not. They make one for the AK as well, although they don't have the newer microclick model available for it yet.

OEF_VET
October 7, 2004, 12:42 AM
Anyone who thinks SAR-1's are boring, hasn't shot this:
http://www.thehighroad.org/attachment.php?s=&postid=1232332

Now, admar2 has shot it, but he never said it was boring. He only said he wanted something different. Chris, when you see it in person on Saturday, you'll become a believer. :neener:

I love the AK platform. I've got my SAR-1 and my new Romak SVD/AK hybrid, plus there's a Norinco NHM-91 inbound via FedEx to the local FFL for me. I'm also looking into buying several more in the not too distant future (side-folder, under-folder, wood furniture, polymer furniture). After that, I'll have to start with the 5.45's and then on to the 5.56's. Then there are the Saiga's in .308 and the shotguns too. Man, this AK bug is going to get EXPENSIVE!!!!!

admar2
October 7, 2004, 08:41 AM
that thing definitely wasn't boring Frank!!

Soap
October 7, 2004, 09:04 AM
I have an NHM-91 as well Frank. What mods are you planning on? Mine is bone stock right now.

Spieler
October 7, 2004, 09:16 AM
Congrats on a great gun.

I love my MAADI and my buddy is quite enamored of his as well. Both are much nicer guns than any Romy SARs we have seen.

cslinger
October 7, 2004, 10:35 AM
Apparently there is a Borg somewhere missing his gun huh Frank?

OEF_VET
October 7, 2004, 10:52 AM
You will be assimilated. Who said I was missing my gun? :confused:

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