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oldgraygeek
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« on: January 18, 2019, 05:42:41 PM »

I needed a part for my Saiga-12: after many thousands of rounds, a small metal shield that sits halfway down the recoil spring broke off.
While the shotgun was perfectly functional without it, I understand that the engineers didn't manufacture and install the part for fun, so I wanted to replace it.

Bad news: none of the so-called Saiga 'experts' in the USA could get the part. With the crappy, low-resolution parts diagrams on English language Saiga sites, I couldn't even come up with an accurate description or part number.

So, I said to Mrs. OGG, "If only someone who spoke Russian could look online and identify this part properly."

About ten minutes later, she said, "Is this it? It translates as 'ejection port cover.'"

Her sister's husband went to his local gun shop in Russia, but they couldn't provide it.
So, he called the Kalashnikov factory in Ishmash.

Guess what just came in the mail from Russia today?

It's good to have business dealings with the Russians!
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« Reply #1 on: January 18, 2019, 05:46:24 PM »

"From Russia with Love"....Mr Bond... Grin
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« Reply #2 on: January 19, 2019, 08:13:41 AM »

Another great case for "Buy American made products". I rest my case. Perry Mason
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« Reply #3 on: January 19, 2019, 10:30:04 AM »

I wish I had a Saiga-12.
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« Reply #4 on: January 19, 2019, 10:42:11 AM »

I wish I had a Saiga-12.


It's a hell of a gun. I paid $279 for it new at X-Ring almost fifteen years ago. We brought home half a dozen 8-round magazines from Russia to complete the package.
If you had to go somewhere really bad, and do something really difficult, it's the right tool for the job.
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