Century Arms to start bringing in Romanian PSL rifles once again (VIDEOS)
By Chris Eger
Rather than a clone of the Soviet-era Dragunov designated marksman rifle, the Romanians created the PSL as more of an homage to that gun, basing it off of Kalashnikov designs. That doesn’t mean they aren’t cool, though. (Photo: Circle 10 AK)
The word on the street is that the Dragunov-style Romanian semi-auto is set to become available once again.
Circle 10 AK said this week via social media that Century Arms will soon start importing the 7.62x54R-caliber Puşcă Semiautomată cu Lunetă (Romanian for “scoped semi-automatic rifle”) once again. “There will be 2 models available,” says Circle 10. “One model will come with a non-matching Russian optic, while the other one comes with a serial matching Romanian optic to the rifle.”
Century previously sold CUGIR-made PSLs in the past as the PSL 54C complete with distinctive Dragunov SVD-style skeletonized stocks and proprietary 10-round magazines for about $850. While an expected availability date and price on the next wave headed to the states is not known, Circle 10 cautions they “will be more expensive than previous offerings due to production costs.”
Rather than a clone of the Soviet-era designated marksman rifle designed by firearm engineer Yevgeny Dragunov, the Romanians created the PSL as more of an