April 2002

Firing Line: 04/02

Mak Roundup
I am concerned mainly about the Makarov testing. I have never owned a Bulgarian Makarov, but I have heard excellent reports of their dependability. I know you have tested these twice and you say the safety/decocker came loose on both. Did anyone on your staff disassemble then re-assemble these Makarovs? I have owned an East German surplus Makarov for several years. It is my main ccw carry gun.

My East German Mak has at least 4,000 rounds through it with absolutely no malfunctions, no jams, no problems of any kind.

-Don Boyd
Port Richey, FL

We inspected the gun without disassembly and oiled it as best we could. óRoger Eckstine


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