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Century Arms MINI DRACO 7.62x39mm AK47 Pistol

$599.00

Built in Romania, the MINI DRACO Pistol is chambered in 7.62x39mm, features a 7.75” barrel, and includes one US Palm 30-round magazine. This compact package comes with an Enhanced Trigger Group, Threaded Barrel to attach your desired muzzle device, standard style AK Sights for full-size models, and Premium Handguards. Coming in at an unloaded weight of 5.65lbs, the MINI DRACO is the perfect combination between light-weight and compact.

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Description

AK 47 Pistol -Mini Draco-762 x 39, Shorty -draco pistol

  • Mini Draco Semi-Automatic Pistol

    • Romanian Import
    • Barrel 1:10 twist
    • 14×1 LH thread
    • Stamped receiver
    • Accepts all standard AK magazines
    • Comes with one 30 round standard capacity magazine.
    MINI DRACO
    Action Single/Double
    Barrel Length (in / mm) 7.75″
    Caliber 7.62x39mm
    Capacity 30 rds
    OAL 17.5″
    Weight 5.65lbs

     

    Please check your local laws for restrictions before ordering firearms.

Draco Pistol imported from Romania by Armory Anchor. They do not get any cooler than this little pistol packed with a big punch!! New in box with 1-year factory warranty.

Listing is for Mini Draco Pistol and (1) magazine, other accessories like pistol brace and clear WBP mag are NOT INCLUDED.

Please Note: If you live in a magazine restricted state we remove the hi-cap mag and will be glad to substitute with a 10-round mag IF AVAILABLE. If a 10-round mag is not available we will remove the hi-cap magazine from the shipment. We cannot ship prohibited magazines to out of state addresses. There will be no substitutions or discounts offered for removal of mags.

It is your responsibility to be familiar with your current local gun laws BEFORE placing your order. Please feel free to email us with questions you may have.

By placing an order with Atlantic Firearms you are acknowledging and agreeing to all Terms and Conditions outlined in the Terms And Conditions section.

 

 WARNING: This product can expose you to Lead, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to – www.P65Warnings.ca.gov

The Mini-Draco, chambered in 7.62x39mm is indeed a phenomenal, yet very specific purpose pistol. It is best used only as a static (i.e. residential), personal defense weapon which engages targets at short distances. At approximately 18” in length, it is a moderately compact amongst other pistols which are chambered in larger calibers, commonly referred to as “rifle” calibers. It receives all magazines which would otherwise be used in Ak-47 rifles.

This particular pistol has been outfitted with a Midwest Industries rail, made specifically for the Mini-Draco. The rail sports what appear to be “heat-transfer” circular divots (or may just be there for decoration) as well as four rails positioned around each plane of the assembly. Installation was moderately easy, and the rail assembly has proved paramount over what has come to be known as the original “hot-dog” wooden fore-grip which comes stock on the weapon during purchase.

The optic on top of the rail is a Bushnell Red-Dot. Although other manufacturers offer top-dollar red-dot optics, the Bushnell has proven rugged and reliable, maintaining an extensive battery life with eleven dim settings. It maintains an approximate 6-MOA hold (1.5” at 25 yards); this is nothing near precise (especially given it 7.62mm chambering) however for the Close-Quarter Defense purpose of this pistol, this provides superb coverage at near to mid-range (i.e. 75 yards) distance.

The Laser/Light combo is an Insight Technology AN-PEQ 6. It provides multiple setting variations, and can be toggled through Visible Light, Visible Laser, Visible Light-Laser Combo, Infrared Light, Infrared Laser, and Infrared Laser-Light Combo. Approximate luminescence is 120 Lumen. Typically, I’m an antagonist of laser use on weapon systems. I believe proper sight picture coupled with muscle memory comprises best practice, and that absolutely nothing will ever replace this mantra. Given, however, that this system (in conjunction with a proper sling) is best used in an Israeli Stance (weapon pushed out with gun hand, pulled back with non-gun hand, and stabilized with sling from shoulder), a laser seems to only mitigate further shots on target. The parallax of the Bushnell Optic at arm’s length away from the eye when the Israeli Stance is fully employed doesn’t particularly facilitate an easily acquired sight-picture via red-dot, and the typical MINI DRACO Ak-47 iron sights prove no better. The sight radius of the iron sights is circa six inches. Although many handguns have a sight radius substantially less than this, the rear sight of the Mini-Draco is positioned toward the forward aft of the weapon, adding an additional 10 inches to the “Eyeball-Rear Sight” distance. Imagine punching out to your threat with your carry firearm, then adding an additional ten inches to the tip of your knuckles at which point the rear sight of your handgun exists. Also, the elevation adjustment on the Mini-Draco proclaims 500 yards; this is futile. The weapon, even in the hands of a master shooter, is able to successfully and accurately engage targets at no more than 75 yards. Given, however, that this is a CQ-PDW weapon, little more is necessary.

MINI DRACO

The Flash Suppressor is a Troy Industries Medieval Flash Suppressor. Although the fireball is substantial, compared to the stock original cupcake flash suppression, this model significantly reduces the optic signature of the flash.

The grip is standard Hogue rubberized. I would recommend this not on the basis that it reduces felt recoil (the recoil with the original “ak-47” grip is still minimal), but that it provides a better purchase of weapon control, specifically when shooting in modified stances.

The internals of the weapon are similar to an MINI DRACO Ak-47, however a composite block exists behind the bolt group assembly. As the gas rod is inherently shorter on a Mini-Draco, the bolt group doesn’t require the same recoil distance as does an MINI DRACO Ak-47. Contrastingly, if the gas rod indeed recoiled the full distance an MINI DRACO Ak-47 rod recoils, the rod would depart the gas tube and float inside of the receiver; this would instigate a catastrophic failure. Consequently, should the composite block that prevents this ever fail or disintegrate, the weapon system fails. This is easily overcome, however, by placing a spring buffer (purchased through various outlets on the internet) on the recoil spring. This absorbs all recoil which might occur.

Pros:

Compact, versatile, easily modified, powerful caliber, reliable, accurate just enough

Cons:

Dependent on Composite Block, specific after-market parts required, expensive

Total Cost: (All cost are estimates and links go to the manufacture’s website/product page) 

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