Know Your Weapons: Russian 6P41 PKP Pecheneg

6P41 PKP Pechentheg: Belt Fed Vodka Blaster

 

This 7.62x54R belt-fed monster is the most common General Purpose Machine Gun in the third world.

It has the weight of a M249 SAW and packs the punch of a M240B.

Weapons and Ammo: Why Are Machine Guns So Expensive?

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[Knob Creek 2016] Why are Machine Guns so darnedĀ expensive?

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Interesting read on a question I have often asked.

Essentially, when you boil it down past all the basic economics, you can thank good ole’ Uncle Sam, the ATF and 3 pieces of chicken sh*t legislation: the 1934 Firearms Act, 1968 Gun Control Act and the 1986 Firearm “Owners Protection” Act (stupid name) or simply, the US Government for their ridiculously exorbitant cost.

Stay Alert, Stay Armed and Stay Dangerous!