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Re: The Type 81 - Or another reason to hate Canadians
« Reply #40 on: March 18, 2017, 02:04:50 PM »
Just another teaser pic (courtesy of a CGN board mod), supposedly with production version furniture.  July production? Who knows, maybe Santa will have it for me this year lol.

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Re: The Type 81 - Or another reason to hate Canadians
« Reply #41 on: April 05, 2017, 04:24:07 AM »
The Type 81; for when you really want an AK, Canada doesn't allow AKs, and China throws a monkeywrench into the entire works!

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Re: The Type 81 - Or another reason to hate Canadians
« Reply #42 on: April 05, 2017, 01:19:02 PM »
The Type 81; for when you really want an AK, Canada doesn't allow AKs, and China throws a monkeywrench into the entire works!

And you still don't get an AK...

I've got my Canadian AK.  Valmet suits me just fine.
RUSSIA SKS45: Tula 49, 50, 51 x2, 53 x2, 54, 57(И); Izhevsk 53, 54
POLAND SKS45: "W.P." Marked Tula 52
CHINA TYPE 56 CARBINE: /26\ 60 "S", 61, 65, 66, 79; /UK5?\ 69; /256\ 70; /316\ 70; [0138] Stamped Receiver 70 x2; /306\ 71; /416\ 公安 73; /0412\ 78
CHINA Civilian: SKS-D (XZ), "SKS-D", Cdn Para x2
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Re: The Type 81 - Or another reason to hate Canadians
« Reply #43 on: April 05, 2017, 02:45:49 PM »
The Type 81; for when you really want an AK, Canada doesn't allow AKs, and China throws a monkeywrench into the entire works!

And you still don't get an AK...

I've got my Canadian AK.  Valmet suits me just fine.

 :o  :) Uh, Valmet, that's worthy of a post with centerfold pictures and everything  thumb1
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Re: The Type 81 - Or another reason to hate Canadians
« Reply #44 on: April 05, 2017, 10:13:11 PM »
Center foldy enough for you???  :P

RUSSIA SKS45: Tula 49, 50, 51 x2, 53 x2, 54, 57(И); Izhevsk 53, 54
POLAND SKS45: "W.P." Marked Tula 52
CHINA TYPE 56 CARBINE: /26\ 60 "S", 61, 65, 66, 79; /UK5?\ 69; /256\ 70; /316\ 70; [0138] Stamped Receiver 70 x2; /306\ 71; /416\ 公安 73; /0412\ 78
CHINA Civilian: SKS-D (XZ), "SKS-D", Cdn Para x2
N. KOREA: T63
YUGO PAP M59: 66 C-Series x2; PAP M59/66a1: 73 J, 83 T
ALBANIA 561: 78

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Re: The Type 81 - Or another reason to hate Canadians
« Reply #45 on: April 06, 2017, 12:21:57 AM »
Nice!  thumb1 5.56x45?
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Re: The Type 81 - Or another reason to hate Canadians
« Reply #46 on: April 06, 2017, 04:19:19 AM »
Were there Valmet's made in 7.62x51mm? That almost looks like a straight mag. Kinda like a HK-91 magazine? What a beautiful rifle!

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Re: The Type 81 - Or another reason to hate Canadians
« Reply #47 on: April 06, 2017, 10:35:06 PM »
It's in 308. Valet m78 came in 7.62x39, 223 and 308. The mags are an HK modified mag done by Valmet. 
RUSSIA SKS45: Tula 49, 50, 51 x2, 53 x2, 54, 57(И); Izhevsk 53, 54
POLAND SKS45: "W.P." Marked Tula 52
CHINA TYPE 56 CARBINE: /26\ 60 "S", 61, 65, 66, 79; /UK5?\ 69; /256\ 70; /316\ 70; [0138] Stamped Receiver 70 x2; /306\ 71; /416\ 公安 73; /0412\ 78
CHINA Civilian: SKS-D (XZ), "SKS-D", Cdn Para x2
N. KOREA: T63
YUGO PAP M59: 66 C-Series x2; PAP M59/66a1: 73 J, 83 T
ALBANIA 561: 78

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Re: The Type 81 - Or another reason to hate Canadians
« Reply #48 on: April 08, 2017, 10:38:36 AM »
5/30 mags for those wondering wtf he means... are 30 round mags pinned to 5 to comply with Kanuckistan law.
I wonder if they will do any 5/75 or 5/100 drums for the long one?  fart1

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Re: The Type 81 - Or another reason to hate Canadians
« Reply #49 on: April 10, 2017, 09:04:31 AM »
5/30 mags for those wondering wtf he means... are 30 round mags pinned to 5 to comply with Kanuckistan law.
I wonder if they will do any 5/75 or 5/100 drums for the long one?  fart1

I'm sure someone will.
RUSSIA SKS45: Tula 49, 50, 51 x2, 53 x2, 54, 57(И); Izhevsk 53, 54
POLAND SKS45: "W.P." Marked Tula 52
CHINA TYPE 56 CARBINE: /26\ 60 "S", 61, 65, 66, 79; /UK5?\ 69; /256\ 70; /316\ 70; [0138] Stamped Receiver 70 x2; /306\ 71; /416\ 公安 73; /0412\ 78
CHINA Civilian: SKS-D (XZ), "SKS-D", Cdn Para x2
N. KOREA: T63
YUGO PAP M59: 66 C-Series x2; PAP M59/66a1: 73 J, 83 T
ALBANIA 561: 78

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Re: The Type 81 - Or another reason to hate Canadians
« Reply #50 on: June 24, 2017, 06:21:17 AM »
  Hey, any news on the Canadian import Chinese Type 81's? It's almost July now and we, (me, anyway), haven't heard anything. Just curious.  popcorn1

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Re: The Type 81 - Or another reason to hate Canadians
« Reply #51 on: June 24, 2017, 08:56:27 PM »
  Hey, any news on the Canadian import Chinese Type 81's? It's almost July now and we, (me, anyway), haven't heard anything. Just curious.  popcorn1

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The importer has stated that production should start in July.

It's getting ridiculous.
RUSSIA SKS45: Tula 49, 50, 51 x2, 53 x2, 54, 57(И); Izhevsk 53, 54
POLAND SKS45: "W.P." Marked Tula 52
CHINA TYPE 56 CARBINE: /26\ 60 "S", 61, 65, 66, 79; /UK5?\ 69; /256\ 70; /316\ 70; [0138] Stamped Receiver 70 x2; /306\ 71; /416\ 公安 73; /0412\ 78
CHINA Civilian: SKS-D (XZ), "SKS-D", Cdn Para x2
N. KOREA: T63
YUGO PAP M59: 66 C-Series x2; PAP M59/66a1: 73 J, 83 T
ALBANIA 561: 78

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Re: The Type 81 - Or another reason to hate Canadians
« Reply #52 on: June 25, 2017, 04:18:28 PM »

The importer has stated that production should start in July.


I don`t think they stated what year though  :))
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Re: The Type 81 - Or another reason to hate Canadians
« Reply #53 on: July 27, 2017, 07:39:43 AM »
Looks like these things have actually gotten built now - might even receive one sometime this year!

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Re: The Type 81 - Or another reason to hate Canadians
« Reply #54 on: July 27, 2017, 03:28:18 PM »
Looks good Luke2236! Was the article in the Calibre magazine any good, as far as production details, etc.? I'm curious as to whether they're completely new rifles, or scrubbed and reworked, or a mix of both? Either way, you guys are lucky to get them. If they actually get into your hands, that is.  :)

Have they given you an estimated retail price yet?

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Re: The Type 81 - Or another reason to hate Canadians
« Reply #55 on: July 27, 2017, 04:16:13 PM »
I'm still waiting for my copy to arrive in the mail - just grabbed their cover shot off the net :) . The rifle in the pic is a pre-production mule brought in for gov't certification/clearance, there'll be some differences in the final production model (blued instead of parkerized, wooden furniture, ribbed barrel, etc.) These are all new production, semi-auto design only (not converted auto) for our legalities up here. There are two versions though - fixed or folding stock; I have a folder on order. The wait has been so long because the factory tagged with their production was busy filling other military orders, or so it's been said. Then it's a slow boat from China lol, so another 6-8 weeks for them to arrive on our shores, clear customs and make it to dealer stock.The Canadian vendor is doing a final on-site inspection of the rifles on the 29th so there'll be more info/pics to share then I'm sure.
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Re: The Type 81 - Or another reason to hate Canadians
« Reply #56 on: July 30, 2017, 01:36:17 PM »
Well this is all we've got so far this weekend, full update is "pending"....the soap opera continues lol.

Not easily discernible, but (pic taken by vendor during on site factory inspection) boxes are stamped "T81 SA".  Now I have no reason to believe these are anything other than our Canadian order waiting on shipment out of China, but vendor's comm skills are somewhat less than stellar.

P.S. "firstchoice", sorry missed your pricing query in my previous response - these are aprx $US 750-800 depending on exchange rate.

 
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Re: The Type 81 - Or another reason to hate Canadians
« Reply #57 on: August 02, 2017, 03:51:10 PM »
A more detailed update today - lookin' good!

From the vendor:

We are happy to announce that the Type 81 inspection was a success! Inspection notes are as follows:
-30 guns were inspected from random boxes
-No aesthetic problems identified
-450 rounds tested, no stoppages
-No overdrilling of gas ports in barrels
-Mistake with wood finish made, guns will come with an extra set of wood included in the box, finished to proper order specs. Will not effect schedule
-Extra units ordered by Poly on this run, we will have more units available in the future
-Production adhered to the Canadian semi-auto standards as designed, no deviation
-Export already booked, delivery is on schedule
-Guns look sweet!



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Re: The Type 81 - Or another reason to hate Canadians
« Reply #58 on: October 16, 2017, 06:42:54 AM »
  Have any of these Type 81's made it into the hands of you fine allies and friends to the north of our border? Our protectors of our Northern Border! Makers of fine beer and other fine stuff of various Canadian sorts.  I might have to drive in that general direction and "be in the neighborhood", ya know?!  :)  Wouldn't mind shootin' one of those, sometime!  ;)

  I like the looks of the Type 81, anyway. And I'm always happy when a new offering makes into the hands of firearms enthusiasts. I want one, dang it!  bat1   chuckles1

  I still can't believe I passed on the chance to buy a new Type 81 rifle that came with that sexy bayonet that the Type 81 uses. This was w-a-y back when all the new stuff was being imported. There weren't that many that came into the States, either. I have the pics of that sale offer on my old hard drive. I'll have to pry that off of there some day so I can really kick myself.  cry1

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Re: The Type 81 - Or another reason to hate Canadians
« Reply #59 on: October 16, 2017, 09:53:23 AM »
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Our protectors of our Northern Border!
I wish they were protecting with these, were being overun on our southern side.
We need to build a wall! chuckles1