Did I miss the boat for VEPR's?


My next rifle will be a VEPR chambered in … no surprise 7.62x54R. For grins I went and looked at prices and, yea, they’ve gone up since I looked last year and everyone (online dealers) are also out of stock.

Am I at the mercy of GunBroker or getting lucky at a local shop?


I catch quite a few VEPRs on Classic Firearms. They seem to sell out quickly, but they have restocked a few times over the last month. Have you tried them?


If you get a hold of one don’t shoot it. There’s not many 54r VEPERs in the states


Haven’t fired one yet but would love to. I’ve noticed they sell out quick…

That’s half the reason why I want one, is to fire it. :slight_smile:


My understanding from reading online sources (truth unknown) is that with the purchase of the manufacturer by Kalashnikov Concern, the Russian ban now covers ALL VEPRs. I have the 23 inch in Winchester 308 with modifications (Russian military muzzle break, Aluminum hand guard, and a Galil style folding stock). It’s my long range rifle and it shoots the lead out of targets. I have owned it since 2014 and noticed that the price online, when you can find it has doubled, almost tripled in cost.


That’s sucks. Guess the prices will start to skyrocket now.