Originally Posted by Nihilist88
I had bought a Pro-Mag 30 round magazine. I hated to put an aftermaket one on my Sks, but it worked flawlessly. Actually had more fun shooting my Sks than my AK-74! Which is crazy because my groups are so tight with the 74. The Yugo sure did put up a fight. Next time I go to the range I will take pics of the groupings. Also, used some sexy Yugo surplus ammo. All I know is it sounded and felt so good. I also used some Russian surplus in my AK, and stressed I wasn't going to clean it good. But, woke up checked all barrels and they were clean!!!!
Try transmission fluid. I find it works especially well with my AKs and SKSs.
After cleaning the barrel, swab thru some ATF. When you clean
the parts, wipe them down with ATF. After they are clean, a light wipedown
with ATF keeps the dirt in suspension after the next firing. Also
run ATF through the barrel at the range. Makes cleanup at home
easier and faster. It's much cheaper than most gun solvents.