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Commercial bayonet

Post by NICO56 » Sun Jul 26, 2020 1:00 pm

I made the strange discovery of this commercial bayonet manufactured by the Bavarian company MFH. The bayonet shows all the characteristics of a Hungarian model but in black
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Re: Commercial bayonet

Post by Mr. B. » Sun Jul 26, 2020 8:27 pm

Very interesting commercial replica of an AKM 6X3 Type I bayonet and scabbard. I think MDI was asking about a black Hungarian version some time ago. There are lots of interesting little details in that picture. It would be interesting to see more detailed picture and information. I wonder if it is all new materials or if some of the pieces are original from some country. For example the grips and scabbard from East Germany? The leather pieces could be originals dyed totally black, not just black faced leather. However the hanger stud has a screw back that is commercial. The angulation of the blade saw teeth seems to change, weird. Also the flat behind the muzzle ring seems too long. Blade marking is AK 47 is incorrect as it is an AKM. Nice display piece though, I would like to have one.

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Re: Commercial bayonet

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Re: Commercial bayonet

Post by Mr. B. » Mon Jul 27, 2020 12:24 am

Thanks for the links. I will try to post the pictures. From the pictures, they appear to be completely new fabrication with no surplus parts. Strictly a reproduction for display only. The prices listed range from 39,98 to 44,99 Euros, (approx. $47. - $53.), plus shipping. Mike

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Re: Commercial bayonet

Post by Mr. B. » Mon Jul 27, 2020 12:34 am

Pictures of the Commercial MFH all black (AKM) 6X3 Type I bayonet and scabbard reproduction. Mike
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Re: Commercial bayonet

Post by Mr. B. » Mon Jul 27, 2020 12:37 am

A few more pictures. Mike
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Re: Commercial bayonet

Post by NICO56 » Mon Jul 27, 2020 9:37 am

Indeed, these are completely new materials. The blade is very shiny compared to one of the Hungarian model

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Re: Commercial bayonet

Post by MDIvie » Wed Jul 29, 2020 5:18 am

Interesting. Who the hell is MFH? I feel I should know but am drawing a complete blank.

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Re: Commercial bayonet

Post by NICO56 » Wed Jul 29, 2020 10:02 am

I found this explanation on the internet

MFH seems Max Fuchs Hinterschmiging, creator and the city

""MFH - German company founded in 1981 in Hinterschmiding (Bavarian wood) and has established itself as a leading wholesale company in the brand of Outdoor, Military, Camping, Security, Vintage und Knifes due to continuously expansion of product line and logistics. The company moved to Freyung in 2005, where there are about 1000 various articles on stock. In our military web shop find MFH brand of military wear and survival equipment, original articles of high quality from army stocks, as well as import goods. These import goods meet the highest requirements of quality and treatment and are produced by our business partners all over the world. MFH offer all sorts of clothing like for bdu pants, jackets, caps, survival and tactical gear and patches""

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Re: Commercial bayonet

Post by NICO56 » Wed Jul 29, 2020 1:10 pm

Max Fuchs also created a Mission For High brand for tactical gear

https://www.max-fuchs.de/

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Re: Commercial bayonet

Post by mill_speer » Sun Aug 09, 2020 2:51 pm

MFH bayonet
That was made in a moderate quality.
Handle material made of thermoplastic, not glued, only fastened with screws and covered with plastic caps.
Blade 14.00cm long, roughly ground and chrome-plated.
Saw incorrectly milled.
The base on the Crosspeice is oversized and cannot be locked onto the weapon, the bayonet falls off. All metal parts are painted black
The Scabbard is welded from two sheet metal parts and tapers by 2.0 mm from the top to the shear part. The shear part is without a cleaning hole. The hook eye is very far out.
The isolator is made of silicone rubber.
The bayonet hanger made of thin cowhide, carrying hook made of very thin spring steel.
The price of 40, - € for such a decorative bayonet is very excessive, a maximum of 10, - € would be realistic.
Best regards.
G.
MFH-Bajonett
Das wurde im einer mäßigen Qualität gefertigt.
Griffmaterial aus Thermoplast ,nicht geklebt nur mit Schrauben befestigt und mit Plastikkappen abgedeckt.
Klinge 14,0 cm lang, grob geschliffen und Verchromt.
Säge fehlerhaft gefräßt.
Der Sokkel am Parrierteil ist übergroß und kann nicht auf der Waffe veriegelt werden, das Bajonett fällt ab. Alle Metallteile sind schwarz Lackiert
Die Scheide ist aus zwei Blechteilen verschweißt und verjüngt sich um 2,0 mm von oben zum Scherteil. Das Scherteil ist ohne Reinigungsloch. Die Hakenöse steht sehr weit nach außen.
Der Isolator ist aus Silikongummi .
Tragevorrichtung aus dünnen Rindsleder , der Tragehaken aus sehr dünnen Federblech.
Der Preis von 40,- € für so ein Deko-Bajonett ist sehr überzogen , maximal wären 10,- € realistisch.
Beste Grüsse.
G.
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Re: Commercial bayonet

Post by mill_speer » Sun Aug 09, 2020 2:59 pm

MHF Bayonet more Pictures
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Re: Commercial bayonet

Post by Mr. B. » Sun Aug 09, 2020 5:43 pm

Excellent analysis and pictures! Thank you Gerhard! It appears to be in a class with the plastic model of the Polish AKM 6H4 bayonet and scabbard made in Japan. Just toys. I would still like to have one, but not a high priority at that price. Mike

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Re: Commercial bayonet

Post by steelmonkey » Wed Aug 12, 2020 3:28 pm

Interesting but like Mr. B (Mike) noted, "I would still like to have one, but not a high priority at that price". I can occasionally find milsurp AKM bayo's for that price and cheaper.

Thanks for the info.

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