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Molot Vepr 12 & original Molot stock



Molot Vepr 12 & original Molot stock

The "Vepr-12 Molot" shotgun is made on the basis of the Kalashnikov light machine-gun (RPK), produced for the shells of 12/76 gauge. "Vepr-12 Molot" (VPO-205, 430 mm barrel) is a multi-purpose semi-auto shotgun, from other versions of Vepr-12 it differs with an available detachable flame arrester installed on the barrel muzzle part and with a mechanism blocking the trigger and eliminating from the possibility of shooting, when the stock is folded up.

Original Vepr-12 Molot (VPO205) made by VYATSKIEPOLYANY MACHINE BULDING PLANT (Molot) was bought due to better quality then IZHMASH production.

Modifications were made:

  • Original (Molot) stock was removed, Folding Stock Adapter (compatible with MilspecAR15 stock) made by Molot was installed. Then was installed VLTOR 5-Position Receiver Extension, Magpul CTR Carbine Stock & Magpul Enhanced Rubber Buttpad.
  • Original (Molot) pistol grip was replaced by Hogue AK-47 / AK-74 Rubber Grip with Finger Grooves.
  • Original (Molot) Lower Handguard Rail System was replaced by RPK Handguard without Picatinny M1913.
  • Original Trigger Group was replaced by RSA Adjustable AK Trigger System for Saiga 12/20 Gauge from Power Custom. After trigger adjustments were made, Safety was Adjusted For Proper Safety Engagement by Removing metal from the Safety.
  • Original (Molot) magazine release was replaced by RAM Saiga 12 Extended magazine release.
  • E-Tac TwisterPuc (Standard) Gas Piston was modifided to fit Vepr-12.
  • Bolt details, as well as, Trigger Group and Bolt Rails ware polished.
  • Custom made Muzzle Break with Compensator installed.
  • Original paint was removed (by98% Alcohol) and shotgun was painted by Duracoat (Ultra Flat Tactical Black + Ultra Flat Tactical Extreme Gray). Internals ware painted two colors: Flat Black + Ultra Flat Tactical Extreme Gray, 8-round magazine was painted EOTech FlatDark Earth, 4-round magazine was painted UltraFlat Tactical Black.