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...how long do you think it will be after the ban expires before we begin seeing AK's with "evil" features return to the market? What kind of prices do you think we'll see for them?

Personally, I'd like to see Russians or Bulgarians start hitting our shores in an un-molested state.

What kind of impact on prices do you think it will have concerning AWB compliant AK variants still in the market?

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Not sure if we will see that stuff. Russian isn't allowed to send parts kits or complete rifles do to another ban, right?

We could see Bulgie's with evil pasrts built on US recievers though.

The 1989 ban is what keep the complete rifles out if I'm not mistaken, but the 94 ban does away with bayos and folders.
 

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Not sure if we will see that stuff. Russian isn't allowed to send parts kits or complete rifles do to another ban, right?
I'm pretty sure that the other ban, which is a UN international treaty which Clintoon signed but was never ratified by the Senate, only applies to barrels and receivers. The Executive Branch has been enforcing it in spite of the fact it was not ratified. I don't think Russia agreed to it, either.

I keep telling gun owners that GWB is not our friend, and this is one of the evidences.
 

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You'll never see ANY AK's in unmolested form reaching our shores.
922r and the 68 GCA "sporting" purpose precludes this.
When the AWB expires you will still have 922r intact which requires 10 or less foreign parts on an otherwise "unsporting"/ unimportable configured rifle.

Like you guys mentioned Chinese are banned under other edict and Russian also to my knowledge.
 

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You could , right now , import a Bulgarian Krinkov with a welded folding stock, a 16 " barrel and a receiver that could only use a single stack magazine.This would be legal , though the ATF may not like them to be imported.

Once it was in the US you could (post AWB) replace 6 parts with US made parts, unweld the folding stock, cut the barrel to 8" (NFA registered) and hog out the magazine well , and have a 'real' Krinkov.

This of course won't happen for a long time , if at all. Anyone who would be willing to go through the hassle, would want to be fairly certain that they would not lose their investment by Congress quickly changing the import laws (ala '89 ban) and causing their 'ban skirting assault weapons' to be held in a Customs warehouse while they fight for years to get them released ( aka Poly-Tech ).
 

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On page 8 of the April issue of SAR mag it has an article about the "normalization of trade relations with Ygoslavia." It also mentions that ATFE has okayed approx. 75 different types of Russian firearms to be imported into US. ATFE has refused to release the list. Russia had submitted 100 types for approval and they are now in the process of reviewing the counter-proposal.
Gotta be good news.
 
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