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Old 06-02-2010, 06:51 PM
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There really is not a good place to put this but I thought you all might enjoy a good read on the RPG 7.

http://www.smallarmsreview.com/pdf/RPGDec06.pdf


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Old 06-02-2010, 10:35 PM
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GOP thanks for sharing!

RPG-7s go along with AKs like beer and ice, although they are not common here in the US (nor exactly "street legal"). There is something aesthetically pleasing about them- they are both sleek and menacing. You don't get that same look with a LAW or WWII bazooka.


You can get de-milled ones. I'm not sure I'd throw down this much coin on it, but imagine how great this would look for a photo op with the AK collection:

http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/Vie...Item=172116294

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Old 06-02-2010, 11:44 PM
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You do know what the definintion of "not common here is the US" means right? It means Gop has two or three in his collection maybe more. All unfired, new in box...he paid 100.00 for each back in 1981. Think I'm kidding...just wait a day or two...he'll dig them out and post pics for all of us to drool over.

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Old 06-03-2010, 08:38 AM
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You do know what the definintion of "not common here is the US" means right? It means Gop has two or three in his collection maybe more. All unfired, new in box...he paid 100.00 for each back in 1981. Think I'm kidding...just wait a day or two...he'll dig them out and post pics for all of us to drool over.
Oh how I hate to disappoint my friend Cooks128, I don't have an RPG in the vault, but I did get to train on one in my wild and wooly youth. They are quite impressive. Not as handy as the LAW but there again you can reuse these.

I also don't have a DSHK or even one of the new semi auto PKs...

Here is additional material on the RPG 7

http://www.scribd.com/doc/2521973/RPG7-Rocket-Launcher

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/1101708/posts



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With the steady need for RPGs with our Iraqi and Afghan armies, apparently a US company is now producing them:

http://airtronic.net/datasheets/airtronicrpg7.pdf


I am not sure if Aitronic has the official contact for RPGs- you'd think we'd give it to Bulgaria to sure up political and financial ties. I know we buy AKs for the Iraqi army through Bulgaria (very cheap too I might aid).


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The Soviets are great at making simple but effective weapon platforms that can be produced in the millions.

I never really got the fire once and throw away concept the US took with man portable anti-tank weapons after WWII.
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With the steady need for RPGs with our Iraqi and Afghan armies, apparently a US company is now producing them:

http://airtronic.net/datasheets/airtronicrpg7.pdf

Now that has to irritate the &^%$ out of the Russians, I LOVE IT. LOL

Ironic that with all the anti gun laws in Illinois and they still don't have concealed carry, that so many gun and weapon makers build their business in the land of Lincoln.
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A really riveting ambush scene with an RPG is "Clear and Present Danger"- they use Chinese Type 69s (their copy of the RPG-7) to destroy the front and back of a CIA convoy on a narrow Bogota street, then rake the trapped SUVs with AKs from roof tops.

If you read the Clancy book or saw the movie, it was not a good day for the CIA:


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I got to fire one back in the mid 90s on a range at Aberdeen proving grounds. Much more power than the LAW and a lot more accurate. I destroyed an old 113 APC. They are heavy.
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