James River Armory M72B1 RPK Carbine 2-30rd Yugo BHO Mags All CC’s Accepted
Buy James River Armory; The regular version of this rifle maintains the RPK length barrel and bipod like the fixed stock model. James River Armory built a few of these M72 AB1′s and cut down the barrel to 16″ while eliminating the bipod and associated hardware. While not officially labeled as a Khyber from James River Armory, this style was already seen in some real world examples from the Khyber Pass, although mostly with the triangle folder instead of the under folder stock. They are sometimes incorrectly called “Tankers” because of the misinformation that these were issued to tank crews that needed something compact in their confined work space. (GRH)
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James River Armory builds recreations of Military Firearms like the M1 Garand , M14, BM 59 and more . Attention to detail in the builds done by James River Armory result in beautiful rifle every time. Recently JRA has branched out and is offering rebuilds of the AK-47 rifles and RPK for the shooter and collector market.
The BM59 is the final version of the M1 Garand. With US assistance the Italian government began manufacturing the Garand rifle in the late 1950’s. In order to modernize the Garand and transition to the 7.62 NATO caliber Beretta developed a top quality magazine fed rifle based on the Garand which was designated the BM59.
This rifle was considered the foreign equivalent of the US M14 and by utilizing many Garand components it was very economical to place into production.
The BM59 was the primary issue rifle by the Italian Army into the 1990’s and is still in use by the Italian Navy. This rifle blends the M1 Garand , M14 & BM 59 all in one rifle that is mag fed in .308 caliber .
Works best with modern Mil Spec Brass ammo. Comes with 1 -20 round mag. Please Note : Once a order is placed it will take 3 -5 business days for the order to process and then ship out of the factory .