Palmetto State Armory (PSA) is all about equipping Americans with the ability to exercise their second amendment right. The company has strived to make affordable and well built AR-15s for the masses. Over the past couple of years Palmetto State has been growing their selection and jumped into AK market. The company offers AK-47s, AK-74s, and Vityaz-ish clones. Now, PSA has added to that selection with the PSA AK-101/102, chambered in 5.56 NATO. The inclusion of the PSA AK-101/102 comes at an great time due to the Russian ammo bans. Also, including the added uncertainty if Russia will be able to import other things due to the rising tensions between Russia and the United States.

Below, is the product description and specs from PSA on their PSA AK-101/102.

Palmetto State Armory AK-101

Product Description

The Palmetto State Armory PSAK-101 continues the forward progress of the American Made AK rifle. Following the unparalleled success of the PSAK-103 and PSAK-104, Palmetto State Armory pushes forward with the 100 Series line of AK Rifles with the PSA AK-101.

The Russian Federation was strapped for cash in the 1990s, which led to the development of what became known as the “Century Line of Rifles”; a series of AKM rifles and carbines designed solely for export. Numbered 101 – 108, the Century Line of Rifles have a special place in the heart of the AK community and come in various configurations and calibers including 5.56×45, 7.62×39, and 5.45×39.

Palmetto State Armory has forged ahead with its version of the AK-101, the PSAK-101. The 100 Series line of AK rifles and pistols combines advances in American manufacturing with Russian weapons lineage to bring about a timeless shooting experience for the purist in you. The PSAK-101 is loaded with features such as a gas nitrided barrel, toolcraft hammer-forged front trunnion, bolt, and carrier, plus a 100% Full Lifetime Warranty.


Caliber: 5.56x45MM

Model: AK-101/102

Barrel Length: 16″ (AK-101), 12.5″ (AK-102)

Thread Pitch: M24x1.5RH

Barrel Twist Rate: 1:7″

Barrel Material: Gas nitride 4150 steel
treated barrel

Barrel Finish: Nitride

Front Trunnion: Toolcraft hammer forged 4340AQ

Bolt: Toolcraft hammer forged

Carrier: Toolcraft hammer forged

Handguard Type: PSA Classic polymer AK-47 handguard

Grip: PSA Classic polymer AK-47 pistol grip

Stock: PSA Classic polymer AK-47 side
folding stock (AK-101), J-mac M1913
Picatinny rail adapter with folding triangular brace (AK-102)

Fire Control Group: Single stage, single hook

Sights: Standard 800 Meter rear sight leaf
& fixed front sight (AK101), 90 degree combo sight/gas block, 1000 Meter rear sight (AK-102)

Side Scope Mount: Yes

Dust Cover: Smooth dust cover

Magazine: Includes (1) 30rd AK-47 magazine; where allowed by law

Cleaning Rod: Not included

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