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    Russian Sniper Rifles and Units

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    GarryB
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    Re: Russian Sniper Rifles and Units

    Post  GarryB on Mon Dec 10, 2018 1:24 am

    700 rounds per minute with a 20 round magazine... a full auto SVD.

    The SVD is rather different from the AK in that the bolt carrier is not big and heavy and attached to a big heavy gas piston tube so it really would not benefit that much from a complex recoil balancing system.

    In the AK design the bolt and the bolt carrier are substantial pieces of metal slamming back and forth during firing so an equal mass that balances that makes a significant difference in felt recoil during firing.

    With a weapon like the SVD which does not have such a big heavy mass slamming back and forward there would be no value in the added complication in the design.
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    Re: Russian Sniper Rifles and Units

    Post  GarryB on Mon Dec 10, 2018 4:03 am

    BTW if you don't speak or read Russian like me, you can use this webpage here:

    https://translate.yandex.com/

    Across the top of the screen are the links Text, Site, Image.

    Click on Text to translate a piece of text, Site to translate a whole webpage, and Image to translate text on an image.

    Click on Image and choose to select the image and find it on your computer and it will open the image.

    If you then highlight the text you want translated it will run optical character recognition software over it and translate it for you...

    Neat eh?

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