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9 x 18 Makarovs

Discussion in 'Band of Glockers' started by isuzu, Jul 24, 2005.

  1. isuzu


    Jul 3, 2005
    North America
    Are 9 x 18 Makarovs available in the Philippines? From what I've read in the Makarov Club, they are relatively cheap and easy to maintain. Ammo and accessories are now abundant for this pistol.

  2. The only local shop I saw selling Mak ammo is PBD.

    9x19's however, are aplenty. They're much more powerful and with more variety in ammo and guns to choose from. For example, Norinco Tokarevs are built like wrenches and can be had for less than $200 (P9,500), 1911's for 15K, Tauri for 20K+, CZ's and clones for 30+, Beretta's for 40+, Sigs/Walthers and HK's from 50 to 100K.
  3. revo


    Apr 27, 2003
    Mr isuzu,

    I don't believe Maks are available in the Phils.

    A Russian Mak was my first handgun many years ago.

    I now have two Russian Maks and an East German.

    While the East German has better finish, the trigger is rather heavy but manageable. The Russian Maks are more accurate, imho.
  4. SMBeerDealer

    SMBeerDealer Member

    Sep 22, 2004
    Lytham St Annes, UK
    There was someone selling a Makarov .380 on our MTB message board. Check out the following link:

  5. isuzu


    Jul 3, 2005
    North America
    Thanks, guys. Can't own it here in Canada. They have a minimum size for pistols that you can own. You can't even own a Glock 19 here. ~sd It would be a nice back up housegun if it were available in the Philippines.