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ı fired a rifle only 3 times , and my ears ringed for about 3 weeks .Not the best of experts , ı am and this picture naturally mistified me . What is it ?
 

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Antonio

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Spanish?...then is that a CETME?
 

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Its the Czechoslovakian Vz 58 7.62x39mm assault rifle. Looks like an AK-47 clone but has a completely different internal operation. Australian Army used to use it as an OPFOR rifle until buying spares and ammo was defunded 10 years ago (we are now trying to buy a brand new OPFOR rifle!).
 

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I do not think it exactly a VZ58. The magazine seems to be A LOT wider. Maybe a 7.62X54R variant?
 

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The magazine in the first picture is a standard one. Here you've got another view of the vz.58:

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Actually the rifle in question is the vz.58's variant designated in Czechoslovakia as 7, 62 mm samopal vz.58 Pi - it has a flash hider, light bipod and wooden stock. The version could have used an IR device as well.

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the female model holding the rifle in one of those senseless photoshoots is also Czech . ı was afraid it would turn out to be some kind of a toy . My thanks to all answers .
 

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r16 said:
the female model holding the rifle in one of those senseless photoshoots is also Czech .

Hmmm, doesn't exactly narrow it down. Who is it, may I ask?
 

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yeah , but that would get me banned . ı would rather have that due to something ı am responsible about ...
 

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