Vepr 7.62x54r rifle is manufactured in Russia by Molot manufacturer. All Molot rifles are based off of the RPK machine gun design and it features cold hammer forged barrel and heavy receiver that aids in accuracy and recoil reduction. Vepr rifles are designed for hunting on medium to large size game. The AK design of this rifle gives it an ability to be used in all kinds of climates and conditions. Vepr 7.62x54r rifle has an ergonomic thumbhole buttstock with rubber buttpad along with matching front handguard. All vepr rifles are excellent shooters and extremely accurate. AK type side rail allows for optic mount.New wood stock is in excellent condition!