Civil, Police & Law Enforcement, Military Arms
|Manufacturer:||Baikal Izhevsky Mekhanichesky Zavod|
|Action:||Double Action (DA or DA/SA)|
|Caliber:||9 x 18mm Makarov|
|Frame material:||Stainless Steel|
|Trigger pull:||5.75 lbs.|
The Pistolet Makarova or Makarov is a semi-automatic (self-loading), straight blowback pistol, designed in the 1950s by Russian Nikolai Federovich Makarov. The Makarov pistol was a standard military side arm in the USSR from 1951 to 1991. Features: slide release lever located on LH frame side, lever gets efficient in an upward move, magazine release on the handle top. Principle of operation based on using a slide recoil energy. Inertial locking system, exposed hammer DA trigger action. Non-automatic safety, if engaged, blocks a firing pin & slide and decocks the hammer.