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Pat from Texas here bought a Makarov this morning, Ill try it out tomorrow,, I shoot a SuperBlackHawk .44mag and a S&W 29 .44 and have owned other 9mm in the past.. Now i know not to expect the 9x19
to compare to what i have been shooting lately ,,, but i think it will be a fun gun .

I plan on getting my CCW this summer and was needing a small carry gun.



Comments you guys ?

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Jim you are right i sure was smileing today shooting my new Makarov!

I put 50 rounds thru it just getting used to the feel and sight picture..
them the targets got set out, I shoot 5 round groups and the first 5 shots
at 20 ft were in the Black 9 ring,, impressed i was to say the least..

At larger ranges i could not keep the groups close in but thats the shooter not the gun..

Needless to say after shooting 200 rounds i can say that its real close to shooting a Browning Hi Power ...

This 9x17 will make a ideal ccw wepon for me thats why i bought it,
I'll have to order some dies and start reloading for these fine pocket pistols !!

:) :) :)

Pat
 
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Patm41, do I like Maks? In a word yes; I have two East German (EG) and one Bulgarian Mak. I wouldn't want to carry one in the inner-city but they are plenty good enough for tamer environments. The first is one of my EG Maks. in the next post you will see Bulgie Mak by Marianne Carniak of the Accurizer Gunshop in Troy, MI. The bulgie Mak has Novak sights with Trijicon inserts and Hard chrome by Virgil Tripp. Regards, Richard :D
 

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Pat, Check out the Pocket Grabber from High Noon Holsters for a great pocket carry.

The one for the SiG 230 works great.

 

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Having owned my Mak for a few weeks now and very pleased on how it proforms I bought another one :)
Also 1000 rounds of bulk wolf ammo to go with it...
 

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NICE looking Mak Jim!

Jim, if it's not too personal could you let me know what sort of finish is on your Bulgarian Makarov and how it's holding up? I'd also love to know the cost of that finish, along with the sights, as well as contact info on who did both. Now that I've gotten my long anticipated Makarov I'd like it to end up looking very similar to yours.
 

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Just got one today

Hey there,

I just made my first firearm purchase today. I picked up a Makarov. I've been wanting to get a gun for a long time, but have always been turned off by the often outrageous cost of buying a new firearm. Today, I stopped at a surplus store, and saw this Makarov for around $100. It seemed like a good deal (my buddies think so). It was used of course, but I said what the heck! I've never owned anything Bulgarian, so this was a pretty good investment I think

So, are these things as fun as to shoot as a 1911? Or maybe even anything in a .40 S&W? From what I've read, and what I've heard they are pretty neat pistols. Can anyone give me some good ideas for fixing up this thing? The finish is showing some holster wear, and I'm not sure how I feel about the burgendy grips. I like the pictures of Richard's East German Makarov above. Can I do that too? I'm looking reading and picking up some good info from you guys about this pistol. As my first one, I'd like to start off right.
 

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Makarov's

Hey Camp and patm41. Where are you guys. I'm in Texas City, Tx. I was at the range last week and after a new member of the range shot every thing I and several other had. He talked me out of my carry Mak. I've got another coming from Ia.
I hand load for the 9x18 and I load my practic ammo down a little and for my PA 63 I down load it a bunch. All guns have no problem with my reloads. I scored on a 1,000 FMJ's (105 or 95gr forgot which) and that's what I use. I"ve only got two maks. now but I'll be back up to three by the end of this week. (I hope)
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