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OK, so I just checked.

I have ten 30 rounders and the custom 5 round magazine for a total of eleven magazines and two pigskin carriers.

F.A.B. Defense AG-58 pistol grip in black.

Two surplus cleaning kits. These must have come with the mags in the pigskin carriers and the two bayonets.

Five 10 round stripper clips. I can't recall if these are specific to the vz.58 or if they are SKS stripper clips.

Three canvas slings- one new that came with the rifle and two that must have come with all the other stuff.

The folding stock, and the rifle ANIB, of course. I think that's everything, and it will be sold as a package.
 
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GunMagWarehouse is selling the VZ magazines (surplus) for 20 bucks. If I were in the market and given everything else with the gun and in the condition it is in, I would offer $2200 for the whole rig.
Something to consider: Will the ban on imported 7.62X39 ammo affect the guns value?


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I'd pay about $3,000 but not $3,500 as AK's aren't really my thing


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I'd pay about $3,000 but not $3,500 as AK's aren't really my thing


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Para, I sold one about five years ago to a friend that was very much the same package as you have. I did him a favor and let it go for $950. That was too cheap then.

I’d think $1,800 to $2,000.


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Someone mentioned the short stroke gas piston operation of this rifle. Yes, gut also noteworthy is that the bolt locks using a tilting block system sort of like the one found in Walther P.38 and Beretta 92 pistols.
 
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I own three VZ58's, one a ban-era D-Technik fixed stock with original Czech barrel pinned/welded to 16" and two CSA guns (one a Tactical and the other Military Grey with beaver barf).

Dan Brown from D-Technik then Czechpoint left and started Samopal. He worked with TortTort to do new receivers so new kit builds assembled by the maestro are now again possible. Dan was the Q/C for every gun going out so not sure current CSA's are as good as when he was there.

As for a D-Technik, is it a Lothar barrel or an original Czech one? I think I spent $15xx on mine early last year with 5+ magazines. Prices have gone up quite a bit since. Dan @ Samopal has a service to update these with a new gas block with bayo lug and muzzle brake and refinish if you get a ban era gun like mine and want to update it.

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Alternate approach to the FAB Defense stuff. This is a Zhukov stock with RS Regulate adapter plus RS side-mount optics mount. This VZ58 was a "Liberty" model with fixed magazine that I changed over to proper detachable mag releast setup and also removed the M4 stock adapter and $20 ATI stock that came on it. This was languishing brand new on the rack at a semi-local Ace Hardware and got it brand new for $1200 (nobody wanted it due to fixed mag setup....a $20 fix).

This is my "shooter" setup, meaning I'm not worried about beating it up at the farm. The RS mount really makes the optic setup just work...can't get much lower. I do have a smooth military grip for it but need to run down a proper length screw for it (it's longer than the hollow "tactical" grip that came on the gun)







 
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As for a D-Technik, is it a Lothar barrel or an original Czech one?
It's an original Czech barrel. Serial number of the rifle is 5801652.
 
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$1600-2200 is probably a good range, depends on where you sell it and who's looking/bidding. I think most would prefer OG barrels these days even though the 15" length isn't so easy compared to the 16" Lothar versions.
 
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Well, it will be sold here and nowhere else.

My strong preference is for it to go to a forum member, but if someone outside the forum wants it, certified funds will make it theirs.

I'll meet active, known forum members for a face-to-face transaction, but if I don't know you, the rifle will be shipped to your FFL. Otherwise, the risk of an attempted ripoff- no matter how slight- is too great a risk AFAIC.
 
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