These guns sported a black enamel finish and Combloc
The front end of the mil771e device and the front bayonet lug will accept a standard ComBloc
In appearance exactly those used in ComBloc
series production of the AK, they match the strength of the original.
Soon they expanded out from selling only traditional ComBloc
calibers like 7.62x39mm, 5.45x39mm and 9x18mm Makarov to also selling American favorites like .223, 9x19, .40 S&W, and .45 ACP.
The bolt operated smoothly, Combloc
surplus magazines inserted and locked into place easily, and the trigger was very good.
The SG 510-3 was chambered for the 7.62x39mm ComBloc
cartridge with a shorter barrel that was produced as a prototype only for the Finnish army, which rejected it in favor of a Kalashnikov-type.
Why select this old Combloc
cartridge over the darling of the shoot-quiet crowd?
round for the AR platform; utilize existing magazines to their intended capacity; create a cartridge that matches 7.62x39mm ComBloc
ballistics; have adequate barrier penetration; have acceptable sound reduction and flash suppression; and accomplish this in a relatively lightweight envelope with a low recoil impulse.
After the G3 was perfected, HK engineers rechambered the gun to fire the Combloc
M43 7.62x39mm round followed soon thereafter by a 5.56x45mm version.
The Hakim was eventually totally redesigned and the result was an unusual carbine called the Rasheed, which was chambered for the 7.62x39mm ComBloc
round, as the Kalashnikov series was coming into Egyptian service.
Caption: Contestants in Dabbs's impromptu test included, from left to right, the Israeli Uzi, the German MP5, the Italian Beretta 38A, the US M4, and the Combloc
Unlike the Soviet and ComBloc
models though, the Galil is a bit more refined.