Select-fire Rifles

Type 1 Russian AK: The Actual AK-47

May 21, 2018 Ian McCollum 74

The AK-47 rifle was formally adopted in 1947, as the name implies, and went into production in 1948. In this very first form, it used a stamped receiver with front and rear trunnions riveted in […]


Dead Air PBS-1 Wolverine AK Suppressor

January 13, 2018 Ian McCollum 22

The Soviet Union produced and issued (on a quite limited basis) a suppressor for the AK platform, designated the PBS-1. It had a rather distinctive shape, and used a combination of baffles and wipes. Unfortunately, […]