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Old 01-20-2013, 12:20 AM   #1
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Default Trade an SKS for an M1 Carbine?

I built a Norinco SKS from parts awhile back and i am considering a trade, not because I dislike the rifle, but because i am very interested in an M1 carbine.

The SKS has one of the old ATI folding stocks, a Tapco gas tube and handguard on it and two 20 round Tapco mags, I also have 300 rounds of Tula FMJ. What should I ask as far as trade in goes?

Obviously, it wont be an even trade. Thanks.

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Old 01-20-2013, 01:16 AM   #2
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If I had an m1 and I was gonna trade you. I'd ask for 400 plus your ammo and sks.

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Yes trade. Value wise the carbine has you beat. Good investment. Less stopping power but the money is there.

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Yes trade. Value wise the carbine has you beat. Good investment. Less stopping power but the money is there.
Do you know who made the carbine? Is it an Underwood?
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Just saw a few on the wall at the LGS, not sure of any of the makes though. I'll take a look on monday and see.

Does $400 sound like enough?

I mean with the demand up, they are going for $400-$500 without ammo, i know he has to make a profit too though.

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A typical carbine in my area goes for $600 and up.

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A typical carbine in my area goes for $600 and up.
Wow, I'd love to have one at that price, they go for $800-$850 here.

The CMP carbines dried up awhile back, that drove the cost up quite a bit. I think that there were more coming in from south Korea, but I haven't seen them yet.
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Wow, I'd love to have one at that price, they go for $800-$850 here.

The CMP carbines dried up awhile back, that drove the cost up quite a bit. I think that there were more coming in from south Korea, but I haven't seen them yet.
Obama did q good job of blocking anything coming in. Kind of understandable as we were essentially buying back guns we donated but still regrettable.
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That sucks.

I guess I will see how much I can get for it, my only fear is that he knows how much i have in it.

I bought most of the parts from him and he gave me a good deal. It wouldnt surprise me if he said $300 firm.

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That sucks.

I guess I will see how much I can get for it, my only fear is that he knows how much i have in it.

I bought most of the parts from him and he gave me a good deal. It wouldnt surprise me if he said $300 firm.
No way in hell I would let an sks go for that, especially right now when similar guns are going for double or triple price.
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