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Makarov Pic Thread!

Discussion in 'Makarov Club' started by nathanours, Jul 15, 2011.

  1. nathanours

    nathanours Texan

    Hey all, I think it would be cool to see pics of everyone's different maks and possibly what holsters you carry them in.

    I'll start, here is my new Bulgy:

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  2. nathanours

    nathanours Texan

    Nice looking gun Berto, love the grips. I've got a set of Pierce grips coming in the mail for mine.
     
  3. M2 Carbine

    M2 Carbine

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    I don't have pictures of all of them but here's most of them.:)
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  4. Berto

    Berto woo woo

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    I bought them years ago from fellow GT'er AaronKelly IIRC. They used to offer them on the makarov.com site.
    I like them.:supergrin:



    These aren't the same, but there are a few makers of wood grips for the Mak, here's a good one;

    http://www.marschalgrips.com/makarov/makarov.html
     
  5. nathanours

    nathanours Texan

    Here are the new pierce grips and Wolff spring:

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    Why do some of them have different shaped trigger guards?
     
    Last edited: Jul 20, 2011
  6. Wetrudgeon

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    We'll play. Here is a photo of our Ruskie High Capacity in .380. It is a fun little gun that has been 100% reliable. Paid $180 for it when the high caps first hit our shores. Bet it would fetch more than that now. Stocks came from makarov.com and we did the refinish.

    Also had an 8 round Ruskie that we (foolishly) sold. Wish we had it back.
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    We trudge on.
     
  7. Russ in PA

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    I'll be the 1st to say it...nice pistol, but it's not a Makarov.

    And, it really IS a nice pistol - I have a pair of CZ82's.
     
  8. Berto

    Berto woo woo

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  9. nathanours

    nathanours Texan

    This is so cool. Where did you have it done?
     
  10. M2 Carbine

    M2 Carbine

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    At a DFW gun show in June 06 I bought the gun from a dealer from the Texarkana area.
    He said he had the gun done for his private gun (I don't know by who). It turned out so well that he never shot it.
    I paid $340. That was high for a Makarov at the time, but I had to have it, even though I figured I'd never shoot it either.
     
  11. the perfesser

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    Forgive me, M2 Carbine, for being presumptuous about what you do with your Mak. But it is so beautiful that, were it mine, I would shoot it all the time.....
     
  12. M2 Carbine

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    I am not a fan of Safe Queens but in this case I have a bunch of other Makarovs to shoot so I just keep the pretty ones for show. I also have a few other new Maks that I haven't shot but I wouldn't hesitate to shoot them if I needed to.
     
  13. nathanours

    nathanours Texan

    So far mine has been great to shoot, definitely smoother with the new wolff spring. Where do you guys get your ammo? Online?
     
  14. M2 Carbine

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    Reload.

    I did stock up on Barnaul, Silver Bear, etc, when it was still cheap, like $70/1,000 rounds.:)
     
  15. kf4zra

    kf4zra I miss ya Murph

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    Russian bulgarian and e german beater

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    norinco type 59

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    got it in the box about 3 yrs back for $175. When the guy said the price I almost broke my wrist getting my wallet out.


    Chinese and russian counter parts
    top row, chinese type 59 and chinese type 54 (non commercial 762x25)
    bottom row, russian PM (oopsie version that came in marked bulgarian) and russian TT33 (with no safety added)

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  16. nathanours

    nathanours Texan

    ^Nice looking Maks, and the other pistols are cool too. Here's a pic I snapped tonight for fun:

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