Russian imitation / flattery

Discussion in 'Sub9 and Sub2000 Rifles' started by HatRon56, Nov 13, 2017 at 1:06 PM.

  1. HatRon56

    HatRon56 Grand Poobah Supporter

    May 25, 2007
    Hampton Roads,VA
  2. BlakeHanson

    BlakeHanson Well-Known Member

    May 31, 2015
    :useless:
    Maybe we should call it the 'Slub-2000':
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    The good thing about Russia, is they are smart enough to only sell their counterfeits locally and not export them. They have been doing it since the cold-war.
    I have been fortunate/(unfortunate) to see some machine copies made in the former SU.
    One was a diesel engine, identical (almost) to a famous Perkins engine made in England.
    Since I know the English only use inch-based fasteners, this one had metric bolts:eek:.
    Turned out it was a very good clone made in Bulgaria (or maybe Belarus huh.gif ). Brought to the US along with a lot of stuff owned by a parent company.

    I'm not up on patent law but I think the infraction only applies if it denies a sale of a legitimate article. Theirs never did because our stuff never was available over there.
     
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  3. HatRon56

    HatRon56 Grand Poobah Supporter

    May 25, 2007
    Hampton Roads,VA
    Maybe Tacticool can open a Russian market for their products over there.
     
  4. BlakeHanson

    BlakeHanson Well-Known Member

    May 31, 2015
    Yeah, that forearm needs serious help lol.gif .
    And maybe KT will increase production to even cover demand over here:rolleyes:.

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  5. RAT76

    RAT76 Well-Known Member

    Aug 21, 2006
    Oklahoma
    Looking close at the pics in the link could it be a SUB9 copy? Looks like bare metal showing on the butt, grip frame, tube & S/N.
     
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  6. haugrdr

    haugrdr Super Moderator Staff Member Supporter

    Jan 4, 2008
    Daytona Beach
    Rat! Great to see you posting! Hope all is well, we've missed you.
     
  7. 3wbdriver

    3wbdriver Moderator Staff Member

    Nov 2, 2005
    Louisiana
    Grip frame and stock are definitely Gen 1 Sub2000. It's probably just a painted finish showing wear over the original color. That front sight looks to be a nice improvement.
     
  8. BlakeHanson

    BlakeHanson Well-Known Member

    May 31, 2015
    Flattery:
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    A row of .50 caliber Barrett bolt-action rifles?

    No, a row of .50 caliber Barit bolt-action rifles made in the Philippines:rolleyes:.
     
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  9. 850sub

    850sub Well-Known Member

    Nov 7, 2012
    Pensacola
    Grip frame looks gen 2 to me with thumb Wells.
    Butt stock looks like possibly metal
    Trigger guard and barrel pivot block also look metal.
    Front sight looks like metal and pinned!
     
  10. KT9mm

    KT9mm Active Member

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    May 31, 2016
    I've had the opportunity to work in Russia. The whole time I just kept thinking . . How did these guys ever get someone into, AND OUT OF, space alive? Oh, the stories I could tell. Great people though! Personally always had a great time, but the machinery and methods were interesting to say the least.
     
  11. 850sub

    850sub Well-Known Member

    Nov 7, 2012
    Pensacola
    I don't believe the weight listed in that article...
     
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