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Thread: 2014 SHOT SHOW: Kalashnikov remembered

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    Quote Originally Posted by gwagen View Post
    Funny how he has become so famous for his design, for sure a great and popular rifle but pales in comparison to someone like JM Browning, he had more crumpled up ideas in the waste paper bin than kalashnikov had ideas.
    I'd say there's something to say about Kalashnikov achieving this under communism, JM Browning had the benefit of capitalism and a free market.
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    I have to find a poster of Kalashnikov and put it up in my man-cave.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lone-wolf View Post
    I'd say there's something to say about Kalashnikov achieving this under communism, JM Browning had the benefit of capitalism and a free market.
    Very likely just another Stakhanovite, but nice to see a gun designer remembered.
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