Hunting weapons (rifled) of Russian production: a review
Russian rifled hunting weapons, in contrastfrom the western smooth-bore analogs, has special cuts on the inner surface of the trunk. It is thanks to such incisions during the shot that the cartridge is given a spin. As a result, the range of fire is significantly increased, as well as the stability of the trajectory of the bullet in flight.
Considering hunting weapons (rifled) of Russian production, it is necessary to distinguish several of its varieties:
- Self-loading carbines. In the kit there is a fixed or removable store with a capacity of 5 to 10 cartridges. Recharging of weapons after each shot is automatic.
- Shotgun with shotgun. Recharging of the next cartridge takes place manually. In comparison with the previous version, this design is more reliable. However, it is quite obvious that the rate of fire here suffers.
- Combined hunting weapon (rifled)Russian production. It combines the features of rifled and smooth trunks. It serves as a universal means for hunting. The only drawback is the impressive weight of the weapon, which becomes palpable when long transitions are necessary.
What kind of hunting weapon rifled (Russian production) to choose? Which model deserves special attention? Let's talk about this later.
The very first rifled semi-automatic carbinedomestic assembly. The incisions on the chrome barrel are electrochemical. It is equipped with stores with a capacity of up to 10 cartridges. Contains brackets for installation of aiming optics.
The main advantage of rifled rifle "Berkut"collapsible design. Weapons can be divided into two separate parts, which becomes an indispensable property when it is necessary for its compact transportation.
This is a hunting weapon (rifled) Russianproduction is quite impressive mass - about 4 kg. Externally, the carbine resembles a Kalashnikov assault rifle. The rifle is equipped with a magazine with a capacity of 5 and 10 cartridges.
"Saiga" is a fairly compact weapon, which is its obvious plus. If we talk about the shortcomings, it is worth noting the low rates of accuracy of fire.
Acts as a derivative of a sniper rifleDragunov. Available in several versions: with a lightweight frame butt and a hunting lodge. The carbine is quite heavy. The total weight is 4.2 kg, and this is without cartridges and optics.
The gun is notable for good accuracy of shooting. However, in view of its impressive weight, it is not the most optimal means for long-term tracking of production in the field.
Russian rifled hunting weapons: prices
The cost of the above samples rifledweapons of domestic production largely depends on the price policy of sellers and bundling. If we talk about the average indicators, then for the carbine "Tiger" will have to lay out about 28000-40000 rubles. Rifles "Berkut" are estimated in the range from 35,000 to 50,000 rubles. As to the carbine "Saiga", for it it is necessary to give about 25000 rubles.