Originally Posted by Palmaris
Why you guys call it AK pistol? AK stand for Automat Kalashnikova (mashine gun Kalashnikov).
In USSR time everybody who went to university is taking miltary education and will not be graduated from university untill military education and field training completed and graduated with rank. Former rank major lieutenant, military speciality maintenance and repair of firearms, including AKs, Makarov,TT, RPGs etc. I would never got through, if ones I will call AK pistol
These are like necro posts.
Palmaris, it sounds like you could be some help for people having problems with their AK's on here.
I bet you would have some interesting stories to tell about your time in the military.