In the early 60-ies have begun to produce a shotgun IL-18, this model and are currently in high demand among hunters.
The IZH-18 is a single-barreled hunting rifle, single-shot, the trigger is located inside. Produce IL-18 variety of calibers from the common 12 and 32.
The mass of the IZH-18 12 in 16 caliber is not more than 2.8 kilograms, and 20, 28, 32 caliber - no more than 2.6 kilograms.
Barrel length IZH-18 12 and 16 gauge is 725-735 millimeters, 20, 28, 32 caliber 675-680 millimeters.
The barrel does not have a rib, there is a fly, the chamber and bore are chrome plated. Chamber length standard, it is 70 millimeters. New models such as the IL-18M, and IL-18E-20M have a length of 76 mm chamber. The barrel and forend have a gun IZH-18 removable, self shotgun with no special effort is broken down into three parts.
The stock is in most cases is made of birch or beech, the cervix is most often lodge pistol.
Fuse at the push of a gun, not automated. Locking device securely and does not allow a shot if not completely closed the gun. Safe is a gun, and in terms of making random shots at impact or a fall in these situations trigger, torn from combat platoon in an instant stands at half-cock.
The IZH-18 is very well suited novice hunter, although it should be noted to say that it is popular with fishermen, and are often given a gun found in the Far North, as it reliably in harsh conditions.
Modifications of the IZH-18
IZH-18EM-M is a modification that has a mechanism for automatic ejection of spent cartridges. The ejector can be disabled, with no need for sorting out a gun. The inclusion of the ejector occurs automatically when you open the trunk of a gun.
IL-18MK-M, this modification is for fans of trigger guns.
Hunting rifle IZH-18EM-M "Sporting" is a universal model, which is good for hunting and for sport. Distinguishable model of compensating the holes in the muzzle of the barrel, a wide rib with two flies. The length of the barrel and interchangeable chokes specifically chosen to provide the best results during the shooting.
Hunting rifle IZH-18M-M "Junior", the model is designed for women and young hunters. In the model reduced the size of the forearm and the butt, but also reduced the total mass. The presence of neck-absorber in combination with a small caliber (20), making the hunt with this gun comfortable.