There are few Soviet-era firearms extra wanted than the SVD Dragunov. Russian and Chinese language made examples have been banned from import for the reason that 90s whereas demand continues to extend from SVDs utilized in motion pictures, tv, video video games, books, and tales instructed from returning battle fighters. B&T USA is answering the decision and has began importing Hungarian made HD-18 SVD (Hungarian Dragunov) rifles in a collector’s grade and a but to be named base mannequin package deal.
[SHOT 2023] B&T USA Importing Hungarian HD-18 SVD
- 9.5 Lbs
- 48.2in Lengthy
- Collector’s Grade MSRP $7,500
- Base Mannequin MSRP TBD
In the present day at Shot Present I spent a while at B&T’s sales space having a look on the collector’s grade HD-18. The rifle itself has unbelievable match and end. The wooden furnishings has a wonderful end and appears beautiful. The coating on the rifle feels sturdy and has an awesome texture.
The producer is FEG Protection in Hungary, who’ve an extended historical past constructing these legendary rifles.
The collectors grade will likely be transport as a complete package deal. Together with the rifle, two magazines, cleansing rod, and the enduring PS-01 scope. The unique muzzle machine can even be included however would require a gunsmith to take away the pinned and welded thread protector that was put in for US import compliance.
The bottom mannequin package deal will embody the rifle, journal, and presumably totally different furnishings. Sadly, it is not going to embody the PS-01 optic, however these modifications will embody a considerable value financial savings for patrons that need to get their fingers on an SVD however would not have the $7,500 for the collector’s grade package deal. B&T USA did say they are going to be providing an SVD appropriate optic mount for contemporary rifle scopes and different equipment.
That is an unbelievable first launch for B&T USA’s new Import Line, I’m trying ahead to what they’ve in retailer for us subsequent. B&T will likely be importing just a few hundred of those rifles over a few months, so don’t wait to choose one up if you’re .
Make sure you go to B&T USA’s website for extra data and browse their rising catalog of firearms, elements, and equipment.
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