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Old 01-20-2013, 05:03 PM   #1
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Want an ar but with current prices its no option have recently had the option to acquire an sks good gun?? Let me know!!

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Old 01-20-2013, 05:08 PM   #2
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It's what I want to get instead of an AR.

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Old 01-20-2013, 05:37 PM   #3
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It's what I want to get instead of an AR.
It also shoots the sane size as ak ammo so I believe that is a plus!!
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Trevor,

I think the SKS is one of the most under rated rifles currently available. They are built like a tank, run a simple piston system. And can be operated by most anybody.

They are like an AK in the aspect that they fling empty shells a country mile upon ejection. So as long as you don't plan to use brass cases and reload them. You are good to go. Plus there is a decent after market for parts out there for them. I just prefer mine in stock form.

So come on a join the SKS club.

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I just recently upgraded an sks for a friend, I was very impressed with its performance. They're definitely a great option.

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The sks is a fun gun to shoot and very reliable. The 7.62x39 round has decent power and not any harder to reload for. I have a yugo and chinese both. They both eat about any ammo I toss into them brass case, steel case doesn't matter. I converted both of mine to use a detachable mag. Not hard at all. Easy to clean easy to fix. I actualy prefer to shoot them over my AK.

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Keep in mind though, 7.62x39 is becoming just as hard to find as 223 right now

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Keep in mind though, 7.62x39 is becoming just as hard to find as 223 right now
Let's face it... No ammo is easily available right now, except certain ammo that applies almost exclusively to hunting applications.

Stocks are low in everything. I'm getting ready to sell some 20 year old .22LR for a tidy profit. I was offered 30 bucks for 500 rounds.
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Very true, but even though all ammo is scarce right now, nothing has reached a premium quite as much as military based ammunition

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Very true, but even though all ammo is scarce right now, nothing has reached a premium quite as much as military based ammunition
Which, unfortunately, is naturally the most sought after, even if it's not being fired through a "military" styled rifle. Look at the people wanting .223, .308, and .30-06 for their bolt actions...

And good luck finding .45ACP in my town.
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