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 Post subject: Re: Sa80 straight pull ?
PostPosted: Sat Feb 13, 2021 12:07 pm 
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bradaz11 wrote:
snayperskaya wrote:
Tovarisch Kalashnikov was apparently less than impressed when got the opportunity to try out a L85......



where did you find that pic? and you got anymore or details?


Photo I found floating around on the ‘net.I don’t know the exact date but Mikhail Kalashnikov visited Britain in the 90’s,he was taken on a visit to the Royal Ordnance factory in Nottingham, and shown the SA80.Apparently after shooting it he looked at it for a while, and finally said: "You must have some very clever soldiers."

He also met Eugene Stoner on his first trip to the USA in 1990......

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