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Polytech AK-47/s



The Chinese Polytech model AK-47/S rifle is a carbine length semi-automatic rifle imported into the United States before the Chinese arms ban in the mid 1990’s. The AK-47/S is an underfolding stock variant of the Chinese milled Type 56, and has most of the same features as a standard milled receiver Type 56. The AK-47/S was an early import Kalashnikov style firearm. Like the AK-47, the AK-47/S is a variant of the early-style AK-47 assault rifles, featuring a milled block receiver, and milled barrel blocks. The AK-47/S has a 415mm (16.1 inches) barrel, and a milled, metal folding stock, making it easy to transport and maneuver inside tight spaces. The Polytech AK-47/S is a semi-automatic sporting rifle, which means it is locked to semi-automatic fire.

The Chinese Polytech model AK-47/S can be identified via the markings on the left side of the rifle, on the milled receiver. The Polytech model AK-47/S will include a factory marking, and a standard set of serial numbers. The Chinese factory marking is a rounded box with the number 386, indicating the rifle was produced in factory 386. The receiver also features an alphabetic pre-fix, followed by a serial number, and another set of markings notating the import data. The import data includes the firearm model, caliber, sami-auto, and the company that imported the firearm. Chinese milled AKs also have a few distinct features, such as a orange colored wood stock set, which is lighter in weight than many other wood furniture, a safety selector with fewer ribs from the stamping process. In addition, the milled folding stock also extends out at a downward angle, rather than being in-line with the rest of the firearm.

The import model AK-47/S comes in an original box with the Poly Technologies logo printed on the side, three Chinese 30rd steel magazines, an early style AK-47 bayonet, sheath, cleaning kit and oil bottle. Chinese AK-47 magazines can be identified by determining whether a rear reinforcement spine is present on the back of the magazine.

The AK-47/S operates with a manual of arms that is comparable to a standard Kalashnikov Assault rifle firearm, and includes a 30rd box magazine.

Origin: China
Manufactured: 1980's
Manufacturer: Suhl Factory, East Germany

Type: Assault Rifle

Caliber: 5.45x39mm Soviet
Barrel Length: 415mm (16.3")
Action: Gas Operated - Rotating Bolt

Magazine Capacity: 30 rounds

This is a Semi-Automatic Representation of the Firearm.


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