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Watch This Compelling Proof That AK-47s Are Indestructible
What does it take to actually destroy an AK-47? Perhaps the only weapon that can still fire after being jammed full of twinkies — I have no idea why that’s a thing — it’s close to indestructible. You don’t buy it? Check out this AK that was taken from a poacher in Africa.
Looking like a stage prop from “Mad Max: Fury Road,” this AK-47 is a patchwork of random chunks of wood, bits of string, and wire — with a liberal coating of rust, of course — yet it still fires.
“The CEO of Underground Tactical sent me this pic of an AK-47 he pulled off some poachers in Africa. It still worked. Impressive,” notes Instagram user Jon Wayne Taylor, who posted the photo on March 24, 2016, and it was promptly covered online by Guns.com and The Firearms Blog. It’s begun making the rounds again, and it’s not surprising why. I mean shit, look at it:
No dust cover? No problem! Ditto for the trigger guard, which is missing in action, along with the pistol grip and buttstock, which have been replaced with random pieces of wood and are held in there by… whatever.
Yes, the AK-47 is fucking indestructible. Meanwhile, you get a little bit of dust on an M4 and this happens:
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