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Old 10-17-2013, 08:49 PM   #1
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I am looking my Yugo M59/66A1 over real well, and I noticed that the barrel and receiver don't match. And all the parts are stamped with the receivers serials and then electro penciled with the barrels numbers. Why is this? It's a Century import, could it have to do with the monkeys there? The receiver is a brownish-plum color and is weathered. The barrel is black. So I guess it was rebarreled. It's a 1975 with its fair share of nicks and scratches. Thanks! image-3716265857.jpg image-2599966301.jpg image-984880043.jpg



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Most likely the Yugoslavs forced matched all the parts at the arsenal during a refurb.



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Also, the tritium(?) on the grenade sight is gone on the "T" "K" "110" and "50". It's worn a bit on the "175" and "100". Should I leave it as it is or put some hobby paint on it? image-1369447118.jpg

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Not worth worrying about since the sks is required to have a certain number of American parts anyway, you're not going to have an all original all matching numbers gun.

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Not worth worrying about since the sks is required to have a certain number of American parts anyway, you're not going to have an all original all matching numbers gun.
I thought 922 only kicked in when you made changes to it? I thought they were fine in OEM/stock condition?
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I thought 922 only kicked in when you made changes to it? I thought they were fine in OEM/stock condition?
Yeah it only applies if you want to throw a Tapco kit on it or something of that nature
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Parts bin reassembly is the only legal way to get foreign combat style rifles.

Russia responded by modifying the semiauto AKs as sporting rifles. The Saigas and the Veprs are 100% factory and legit. There has been no such redesign for the SKS. (Which is ironic, because the SKS has been semiauto originally, and never select fire) Also, unlike the AK platform, the SKS was never been manufactured in the US.

That leaves mil surp, and as someone said above, pre-1993 direct imports. An SKS is a shooter, not a collectible, so I'd agree not to worry much about the serial numbers.

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Should I leave it as it is or put some hobby paint on it?
Something is only original once. That's honest wear, you're not launching grenades, so keep it as is IMO.
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Not worth worrying about since the sks is required to have a certain number of American parts anyway, you're not going to have an all original all matching numbers gun.
Mine do, is that bad?
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Many of the Yugo SKSs were brought in as C&R rifles and as such they could be brought in whole. So parts matching guns are not uncommon among the Yugos. Importers drove demand up enough that parts guns and rearsenal guns were brought in as well.



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