Eickhorn AKM Variant

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Eickhorn AKM Variant

Post by modellkm87 » Thu Apr 07, 2016 4:52 am

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Here's one that it took me a while to find. I've had lots of Eickhorn bayonets, but this is the only one that I have ever found for the AKM

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Re: Eickhorn AKM Variant

Post by porterkids » Thu Apr 07, 2016 12:54 pm

Very nice. They are extremely hard to find. Took me over ten years to get my hands on one.

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Re: Eickhorn AKM Variant

Post by SIG_551_SWAT » Thu Apr 07, 2016 7:26 pm

I also have one of these AKM Eickhorn in my collection.
I also have this spec sheet of the Eickhorn in my collection:

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Re: Eickhorn AKM Variant

Post by porterkids » Thu Apr 07, 2016 8:41 pm

Hello Grardus - it's been a while since we have corresponded. Very interesting spec sheet for the KCB 77 M7. I've only seen a few of these bayonets in person, but one observation I made is that every one of them had a red screw in the grip, like the example Roger shows. The spec sheet clearly shows a black screw in the grip. What color is the screw on the bayonet in your collection? Bill

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Re: Eickhorn AKM Variant

Post by SIG_551_SWAT » Thu Apr 07, 2016 10:58 pm

Hello Bill, it has been indeed a while since we have corresponded.
My Eickhorn has a black screw in the grip:

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Re: Eickhorn AKM Variant

Post by MDIvie » Sat Apr 09, 2016 6:26 am

Is their a rifle that mounts a bayonet that Eickhorn doesn't produce a variation of the KB77 for?

Some nice Eickhorns guys.

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Re: Eickhorn AKM Variant

Post by ilian » Tue May 10, 2016 5:34 pm

Hi guys!

Could you estimate approximately this bayonet?

Thanks ;)

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Re: Eickhorn AKM Variant

Post by Brian » Tue May 10, 2016 6:35 pm

You mean the value? I personally have no idea. Maybe $200 at a guess?
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Re: Eickhorn AKM Variant

Post by ilian » Sun May 15, 2016 3:01 pm

Nobody else have an idea of the price of this kind of bayonet?

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Re: Eickhorn AKM Variant

Post by porterkids » Sun May 15, 2016 5:31 pm

ilian wrote:Nobody else have an idea of the price of this kind of bayonet?

:(
Sorry, but I rarely answer when someone asks what something is worth. Nine times out of ten the question is asked for one reason; someone wants to sell something and is afraid that they aren't going to get top dollar for their item. Forgive my cynicism, but I've been doing this for a long time and I can't tell you how many times a question about value is answered and two or three days later the same item shows up on ebay.

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Re: Eickhorn AKM Variant

Post by ilian » Sun May 15, 2016 5:48 pm

I just want to buy this bayonet and i need an idea for the price that i can put in...

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Re: Eickhorn AKM Variant

Post by porterkids » Sun May 15, 2016 9:18 pm

I paid $250 for mine about a year ago and was happy to get it.

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Re: Eickhorn AKM Variant

Post by ilian » Sun May 15, 2016 10:53 pm

ok thanks for the info ;)

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Re: Eickhorn AKM Variant

Post by ilian » Tue May 17, 2016 9:02 pm

Could this bayonet really fit an AKM or an AK74?

Because on modellkm87 pictures, it seems that the bayonet is not totally in place on the bayonet lug?

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Re: Eickhorn AKM Variant

Post by Mr. B. » Tue May 17, 2016 10:11 pm

I believe it does. The picture is deceiving. Also note that the catch is much thinner/flat shaped on this design so it appears it is not all the way on the stud. Notice that the Eickhorn literature/ specification pages specifically mention AKM - AK47 - AK74. However, I do believe that the AK47 is mentioned in error as the bayonet will not mount on a standard AK47. During the time period this model was produced, Eickhorn made up samples of different versions of bayonets & scabbard to fit most of the military rifles available on the international market at that time. They were attempting to gain large contract sales on that market. These bayonets are featured in several AK references as non-Kalashnikov designed items. Mike

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Re: Eickhorn AKM Variant

Post by ilian » Sat Jan 05, 2019 3:21 pm

Could someone post the KCB 77 M7 bayonet fixed on an AKM please?

Because i tried with an AK74 and it doesn't fit... I have no AKM to try...

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Post by Brian » Sun Jan 06, 2019 8:19 pm

First pic in this thread?
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Re: Eickhorn AKM Variant

Post by ilian » Sun Jan 06, 2019 11:20 pm

it's not really an AKM, certainly a civilian chinese T56 with vented gas tube and AK type III gas block modified with bayonet lug

But don't worry i found what i was looking for ;)

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