By David Crane
david (at) defensereview (dot) com
April 3, 2018
Final up to date on 4/09/18.
Whereas we right here at DefenseReview (DR) are all AR (AR-15) carbine/SBR (Brief Barreled Rifle) guys, we additionally like our AK’s, significantly after they’re modified by competent and proficient professionals to mimick AR ergonics and weapons-handling and capturing velocity. So, we had been very pleased to come back throughout the Joe Firearms AJAK Enhanced AK’s (Kalashnikov AK-47 7.62x39mm and AK-74-type 5.45x39mm Russian AKM’s) on the NexGen2 (NG2) Protection sales space at SHOT Present 2018. NG2 is after all recognized for his or her very attention-grabbing MAXFLO 3D AFD (Superior Move Dynamics) Suppressor, designed to be a zero-back-pressure (or, no-back-pressure) rifle can (silencer/sound suppressor). NG2 is a brand new firm that will simply be making the very best and most versatile zero-back-pressure can within the enterprise (unconfirmed/unverified), however we’ll be overlaying that shortly in one other article (maybe the very subsequent one), and first issues first.
The Joe Firearms AJAK Enhanced AK’s are the brainchild of designer/developer Steve Palano, who got down to design and construct probably the most ergonomic, rugged and dependable fight/tactical AK’s on the market, approaching ARs in weapons dealing with and capturing velocity. Constructed utilizing Bulgarian elements kits because the carbine’s core, the important thing ergonimic and shooting-enhancement options on the weapons are Joe Firearms’ “efficiency tune” and in-house designed AK parts/elements, together with a smooth-break/quick-reset flat trigge , massive cylindrical left-side charging deal with, index finger-activated fast magazine (journal) launch lever, and flared magwell.
You may as well get customized aftermarket elements and options just like the Texas Weapons Techniques (TWS) Canine Leg Flip-Up Canine Leg Rail AK Prime-Rail Cowl and AK Tactical Hand Guard (M-LOK) System, Ultimak fuel tube rail, Troy lengthy AK-47 handguard, Magpul Zhukov-S Folding Inventory, Strike Industries AK Enhanced Pistol Grip, PWS muzzle break/flash hider, and customized Cerakoting on all exterior elements.
You may see the entire above options on the “model new” Joe Firearms AJAK 74 Enhanced Plus tactical AK carbine, which we consider we dealt with and photographed at SHOT (unconfirmed/unverified).
Regardless, the weapons (Joe Firearms AJAK Enhanced AK’s) we dealt with at SHOT seemed and felt nice, and actually impressed us. It was instantly apparent to us that quite a lot of thought went into their design and development. Assuming they show dependable, correct and sturdy on the vary, and end-user/buyer suggestions is constructive, we’re going to be main proponents. So, we are able to’t wait to run one or two of them on the vary someday, ideally in each Russian calibers.
It’s Protection Evaluation’s understanding that the Joe Firearms AJAK Enhanced AK’s can be found in each select-fire/full-auto and civilian-legal semi-auto-only codecs.
Editor’s Word: DR has additionally discovered that Joe Firearms is the unique US distributor for NG2 Protection AK suppressors.
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