Gun Report

Baikal IZH94 12 Gauge/7.62x39mm

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The controls layout, particularly the double triggers, gave this gun an edge.

Baikal IZH94 12 Gauge/7.62x39mm

Gun Details

Model Name
Model Number
Home Defense
Caliber Plus Cartridge
Weight Unloaded
Drop at Front Comb
Drop at Back Comb
Length of Pull
Action Type
Action Finish
Barrel Finish
Trigger Pull Weight

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The Baikal had the shotgun barrel on top. The Baikal’s shotgun shot point of aim at 40 yards. The Baikal was stiff, a result of having to cock the hammers as the gun is opened. To remove the forend on the Baikal, simply pull down on the shotgun-style lever.
It was easy to select the right barrel on the Baikal: select the front trigger for the shotgun or the back trigger for the rifle.

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