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Old 01-06-2013, 09:37 PM   #11
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I have a stock Norinco except the mag. I added a fixed 20 rounder made by Norinco. No issues whatsoever. I kept the 10 rounder though jiust ion case.

The Norinco has chrome chamber and bore. Most of the eastern Europeans do not. That's a big deal to me since I have a ton of corrosive ammo squirrelled away.

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I have two nonrinco preban SKS's. I bought them in the mid 80s. I have had no desire to own an AK. With Winchester hunting ammo they both shoot as good as my model 60 marlin. You have to be cautious when buying an SKS. It's very easy to buy a pretty piece of scrap iron. When I bought my SKS's local gun shops would not even bother to remove them from the wooden case. There were always a couple duds in every case.

Take a bore light with you. Try to shoot the gun before buying it.

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I have owned both a Chinese type 56 SKS and a Yugo with the grenade launcher garbage which I removed and disposed of. My opinion is that the Chinese one was extremly the best and I purchased one for my Grown Son, EX Army, Iraq Vet for Christmas and he loves it ! I once modified the chinese one that I first had to take AK mags, ordered the parts from a man in Houston, TX, do not recall the name or place. Was considerable work but a wonderful modification. I moved from the SKS world from that wonderful rifle to the AK world but for long lasting, well made and machined rifles, the SKS it much better made.

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