Originally Posted by Eattheham
Is that good or bad to be the only one with SVT 40
I bought a nice SVT-40 last Spring, dirt cheap. I have to tell you, it is a fun gun to shoot. They are accurate and reliable and pack a good punch. They will also wake the dead when you shoot one. (especially if you are standing slightly behind and right or left of the muzzle, it will jar your world)
When you disassemble one, you can see that it is the ancestor of the SKS. I would hate to have to clean one in the field; too many small parts and the springs will get away from you unless you have three hands.