Featured Nostalgia Recoil Staff May 16, 2014 Join the Conversation Anyone else miss this rifle? Anyone want to talk history, or tell us about your experience with it? Do so in the comments below or on Facebook (where it will be posted shortly). Nos·tal·gia [no-stal-juh, -jee-uh, nuh-] noun 1. a wistful desire to return in thought or in fact to a former time in one's life, to one's home orhomeland, or to one's family and friends; a sentimental yearning for the happiness of a former place or time: a nostalgia for his college days. 2. something that elicits or displays nostalgia. Origin: 1770–80; < Neo-Latin < Greek nóst ( os ) a return home + -algia Here are a few shots from days past (when presumably it was a widely issued weapon). On the range, maybe doing qualifications. Standing auto fire: The chambering process as seen from above: Firing from the prone: Assembly and disassembly: http://www.recoilweb.com/?attachment_id=44611 Explore RECOILweb:The New Kalashnikov - AK-12Ethos before Egos: Valors Mark Co.G2 Research Releases "Civic Duty" AmmunitionWheelchair Concealed Carry Considerations for People with Disabilities NEXT STEP: Download Your Free Target Pack from RECOILFor years, RECOIL magazine has treated its readers to a full-size (sometimes full color!) shooting target tucked into each big issue. Now we've compiled over 50 of our most popular targets into this one digital PDF download. From handgun drills to AR-15 practice, these 50+ targets have you covered. Print off as many as you like (ammo not included). Get your pack of 50 Print-at-Home targets when you subscribe to the RECOIL email newsletter. We'll send you weekly updates on guns, gear, industry news, and special offers from leading manufacturers - your guide to the firearms lifestyle.You want this. Trust Us.