IZHMASH Saiga .223

PRICE: R 15,000.00 Incl. VAT
REFERENCE NUMBER: 1381

FEATURES:

MAKE Ishmash
MODEL Saiga 223
CALIBER .223 Rem
ACTION Semi-automatic - Gas-operated
CAPACITY 30+1
CONDITION Like New

Item Description

FIREARM HISTORY AND FEATURES:

Saiga rifles are a family of Russian semi-automatic rifles manufactured by Kalashnikov Concern (formerly Izhmash), which also manufactures the original AK-47 and its variants, Saiga-12 shotguns and Dragunov sniper rifle.
Saiga rifles are a sport version of the Kalashnikov rifle, and are marketed for hunting and civilian use.

The Saiga 223 is a semi-automatic-only/civilian version of Kalashnikov AK47 assault rifle, chambered in .223 Remington.
It has a stamped steel receiver and uses the same bolt and long-stroke, gas-operated cycling system as the original AK47.
Sights are based on typical AK pattern, with adjustable V-notch rear sight and protected front post.
It also features a typical Kalashnikov trigger, hammer and manual safety arrangements, and a 16″ chrome-lined barrel.
Feed is from plastic, double stack, 30, 10 or 5 round AK-style magazines.

This particular Saiga rifle has been fitted with many aftermarket accessories, including aluminum forend and gas-tube cover with bottom, side and top picatinny rails, scope mount with left-side and top picatinny rails, custom muzzle-break, Tapco plastic pistol grip and telescopic stock, and Magpul Angled Fore Grip.
NOTE: This rifle does not include any magazines.

FIREARM CONDITION:

This gun is in like new, used condition. It is mechanically sound and functional.
The overall finish to the gun is still perfect, and the gun seems virtually unused.
NOTE: This rifle does not include any magazines.

FIREARM SUITABILITY:

This firearm is suitable for armed security work, particularly vehicle work due to its high ammunition capacity, light weight and adjustable stock.

This firearm is suitable for use in the following sports:

  • SADPA DMG – SSG, LSG, ESG and TSG divisions
  • IPSC – SEMI-AUTO STANDARD division
  • 3GN – FACTORY and PRACTICAL divisions

This firearm is also suitable for home self-defense, provided that one is able to obtain a license to possess a restricted firearm for self-defense (Section 14) which is not very easy nor common.

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