Check out this modified RPD machine gun (VIDEO)

Vermont custom gun shop, Windsor Arms Co., displayed a modified RPD machine gun at a recent machine gun shoot in The Green Mountain State.

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Muzzle break on the RPD

Chambered in 7.62x39mm and capable of firing 850 rounds per minute, the RPD is the Russian equivalent of the M-249 SAW machine gun.

The machine gun is crafted with a new thicker and shorter 10-inch barrel to eliminate barrel whip, which is when you fire in full auto and the barrel moves like a whip. They also finned the barrel for cooling and added a very efficient muzzle brake to control muzzle rise.

A front fore-grip with built in bipod eliminates the RPD’s original cumbersome bipod and allows it to be fired prone and standing.

Windsor chopped off the rear stock and replaced it with a section of 20mm Vulcan cannon barrel and mated it with a M249 SAW adjustable buttstock. The original pistol grip was replaced with an AK47 pistol grip. Lastly, they fitted a red dot sight on the top.