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AK47 Rifle M72B1 Yugo RPK Carbine
James River Armory builds recreations of Military Firearms like the M1 Garand , M14, BM 59 and more . Attention to detail in the builds done by James River Armory result in beautiful rifle every time. Recently JRA has branched out and is offering rebuilds of the AK-47 rifles and RPK for the shooter and collector market.
M72 RPK Carbine Style semi auto rifle. These rifles are built by James River from Original M72B1 parts kits and enough US parts to make them 922R legal . James River installs a new 16 inch carbine barrel and 1.5 mm thick receiver before applying a very nice blued style finish. This yields a heavy duty build with a thick RPK barrel all in a compact sexy Tanker style package!! The M72 was a gas-operated, air-cooled, drum-fed, selective fire, shoulder-fired weapon with a bipod. It was originally used as a squad automatic weapon, like the Soviet RPK but has unique design features such as the heavy finned barrel allowing for maximum cooling under heavy fire, The B1 designation denotes the modernized version of the rifle with the heavy 1.5 mil stamped receiver with reinforcement ridges. Not only a great collectors item but a fantastic long range shooter. The rifle comes with 1 original Surplus Yugo mag and hard case .Please Note wood is Original Military Surplus and may show character & vary from gun to gun. Wood color , grain pattern and condition may vary from pictures displayed rated NRA good . Sorry no special request offered .
California Clients: We will be glad to ship this item to CA. You will need to purchase a Grip wrap for our staff to install. Please discuss the purchase as well as all details with your transfer dealer before ordering. Please add the rifle to your cart and then add the Hogue Grip and Kydex Grip Wrap Combo to your cart, this is also listed at the bottom of this page, and will need to be purchased before we can finish processing your order.
PLEASE NOTE: If you live in a magazine restricted state we remove the hi cap mag and will be glad to substitute with a 10 round mag. IF AVAILABLE. If a 10 round mag is not available we will remove the hi cap magazine from the shipment. We cannot ship prohibited magazines to out of state addresses. There will be no substitutions or discounts offered for removal of mags.
It is your responsibility to be familiar with your current local gun laws BEFORE placing your order. Please feel free to email us with questions you may have.