By Josh Wayner
Gun writer, Josh Wayner, reviews the Atlantic Firearms Polish WBP AK47 Rifle.
I called up the very fine folks at Atlantic Firearms when I first saw some of the fantastic looking replica AK rifles they made. In a short time I received two rifles that are as close as one can get to the original Polish AKM and Kbk wz. 88 Tantal. This article will focus on the AKM.
As you can imagine, the Atlantic version of this rifle is chambered in the venerable 7.62x39mm, just like the original. The replica features an extremely high quality FP Radom barrel made in Poland. Accuracy was astounding, but more on that later.
At the end of the barrel is a traditional slant brake common to most AKM variants. This type of brake is more effective when used on full-auto, but is still better than a bare muzzle when firing rapidly.
Moving down the barrel you’ll notice an attractive set of laminated wood handguards. …Read the Rest