Sks info
You are Unregistered, please register to use all of the features of FirearmsTalk.com!    
Firearm & Gun Forum - FireArmsTalk.com > Long Guns > Auto & Semi-Auto Discussion > AK & SKS Discussion >

Sks info


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-07-2012, 06:25 PM   #1
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
cjb762's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 73
Liked 3 Times on 3 Posts

Default Sks info

Live in Maryland and am interested in purchasing Russian sks. I don't know a lot about them. All the ones I've seen are priced in the 5 to $600 dollar range. Seems to be a little high but not sure. Any input would be greatly appreciated.
__________________
It takes 43 muscles to frown and 17 muscles to smile. But only 3 for proper trigger squeeze.
cjb762 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote

Join FirearmsTalk.com Today - It's Free!

Are you a firearms enthusiast? Then we hope you will join the community. You will gain access to post, create threads, private message, upload images, join groups and more.

Firearms Talk is owned and operated by fellow firearms enthusiasts. We strive to offer a non-commercial community to learn and share information.

Join FirearmsTalk.com Today! - Click Here


Old 04-07-2012, 08:35 PM   #2
FTF_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
locutus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Wyoming
Posts: 11,586
Liked 8022 Times on 4386 Posts
Likes Given: 7763

Default

$250-$350 is more in line. Look for a Russian or Chinese if you can find one.

And make sure the chamber and bore are chrome plated.
__________________
For those who have fought for it, freedom has a taste the protected will never know!

Or at least they did before political correctness
locutus is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-07-2012, 08:45 PM   #3
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
cjb762's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 73
Liked 3 Times on 3 Posts

Default

Thanks for the info. Haven't seen one that cheap yet. Will keep looking though. Thanks
__________________
It takes 43 muscles to frown and 17 muscles to smile. But only 3 for proper trigger squeeze.
cjb762 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-07-2012, 10:49 PM   #4
FTF_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
locutus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Wyoming
Posts: 11,586
Liked 8022 Times on 4386 Posts
Likes Given: 7763

Default

Ya might take a look at
www.gunbroker.com

and have it shipped to your local dealer.
__________________
For those who have fought for it, freedom has a taste the protected will never know!

Or at least they did before political correctness
locutus is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-07-2012, 11:06 PM   #5
FTF_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
orangello's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 19,154
Liked 5738 Times on 3362 Posts
Likes Given: 4877

Default

It may be due to your location. IIRC, doesn't Maryland have some restrictions on magazines over 10 rounds? If so, the SKS becomes a lot more attractive with it's internal mag & stripper clip reloads (in stock form).

I paid a bit more than i should have for my chinese SKS, $325 or $350. It was in a polymer montecarlo-style stock and was in really good condition with intact bayonet & matching numbers. I think duder threw in some surplus ammo (clean right after gettin home).
__________________
Dead Bears, the only good kind.
orangello is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-07-2012, 11:06 PM   #6
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
cjb762's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 73
Liked 3 Times on 3 Posts

Default

Do you set up an account with gunbroker kind if like eBay.
__________________
It takes 43 muscles to frown and 17 muscles to smile. But only 3 for proper trigger squeeze.
cjb762 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-07-2012, 11:09 PM   #7
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
cjb762's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 73
Liked 3 Times on 3 Posts

Default

We do have mag restrictions here. Another great reason to live here.
__________________
It takes 43 muscles to frown and 17 muscles to smile. But only 3 for proper trigger squeeze.
cjb762 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-07-2012, 11:11 PM   #8
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 18
Default

Also GunsAmerica.
I got an awesome Yugo there.
blahX3 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-07-2012, 11:38 PM   #9
Moderator
FTF_MODERATOR.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
c3shooter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Third bunker on the right,Central Virginia
Posts: 18,187
Liked 10782 Times on 4665 Posts
Likes Given: 1760

Default

Gunboker, gunaction, and gunsamerica. Yes, you need to register with each, since you would be bidding on merchandise there.

When bidding, and considering how much you want to bid, remember to calculate how much you will pay for shipping and for dealer's fees to recieve it. If you do not have a local gun shop that will receive it for you, both gunbroker and gunauction (formerly auction arms) have a "find a ffl" feature on their homes pages.
__________________
What we have here is... failure- to communicate.
c3shooter is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 04-08-2012, 12:49 AM   #10
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
cjb762's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 73
Liked 3 Times on 3 Posts

Default

Definately will check it out. Thanks
__________________
It takes 43 muscles to frown and 17 muscles to smile. But only 3 for proper trigger squeeze.
cjb762 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Firearms Forum Replies Last Post
Anybody have any info? Alwayscarrying AR-15 Discussion 3 02-29-2012 11:27 PM
AK Info please dteed4094 AK & SKS Discussion 12 06-15-2011 03:39 AM
CZ-52 info. Jetman Semi-Auto Handguns 13 08-03-2010 12:28 PM
I want to get an SKS--need info please Hey-you-guys AK & SKS Discussion 9 12-11-2009 04:45 AM
Gun value and info? Dead Eye Curio & Relic Discussion 4 09-01-2008 09:50 PM



Newest Threads