Arsenal SLR-104UR Review

Mar 7, 2016 | 0 comments

AK carbines are known for their legendary reliability and ruggedness, but few shooters consider Mikhail Kalashnikov’s crowning achievement when searching for a compact fighting rifle. That’s because many of them don’t know about Bulgaria’s take on Russia’s AKS-74U, the Arsenal SLR-104UR. The first time most Americans caught a glimpse of the AKS-74U was when images of Soviet soldiers invading Afghanistan reached Western news outlets. Mujahideen fighters, who captured the rifle from Soviet Armor crews, nicknamed the diminutive AK, Kalinnikov. American audiences eventually corrupted this term into the name most shooters know it by today: Krinkov.

The Krinkov is the Soviet Union’s response …read more