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VECTOR ARMS BELT FED RPD SEMI AUTO RIFLE.

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VECTOR ARMS BELT FED RPD SEMI AUTO RIFLE.
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Cal. 7.62x39. S# 00267. Bbl. 20 1/2" threaded w/ serrated protector. Approved by ATF in late 2003 Vector Arms started mfg. this closed bolt civilian version of the iconic RPD (Ruchnoi Pulemet Degtyarev). Once bearing the distinction of the lightest squad auto in existence, this variant weighs in at only 17 lbs unloaded. Its cal., the same rnd. chambered in the well known AK47 & SKS, have made this version extremely popular among recreational shooters since its introduction. Fed from 50 rd. non disintegrating metallic belts that feed from an appropriate sized drum that are both readily available on the surplus market. The top cover & even the belts loosely resemble similar period German firearms, though there is nothing interchangeable & are completely different designs. Gas operated firing mechanism w/ a complicated but reliable push through feeding system. Matte blued metal finish. Partially hooded protected post front sight. Tangent rear sight elevation adj. from 100 to 1000 meters; also windage adj. Sight radius 23". Folding front bipod. Laminated hardwood furniture. MAGS: 1-100 rd. drum w/out belt. CONDITION: bluing on exposed surfaces is uniform & complete w/ light wear only to areas of mechanical interface. Shiny bore w/ strong rifling. Fire control mechanism appears to function properly when cycled by hand. Light scuff on right rear of buttstock, remainder of furniture near excellent. (20-361/JZ). MODERN. $2,000-3,000.