Last Activity:02-28-2014 11:31 PM
Posted in thread: What is your "SKS of choice"??? on 03-01-2014 at 06:13 AM
My Yugos are a bit more rugged than my former Chinese, but it was a very good rifle. Pardon me
for mentioning "popped primers". This just happened in both Yugo M59s (not 66), both
all-matching and in ...
Posted in thread: Do you like the original Saiga 5.45 trigger vs. most SKS? on 03-01-2014 at 03:28 AM
Will be seeking a local Saiga 5.45m which is Not converted. My three SKS' triggers are ok:
typical long pulls, but smooth and not tight-not at all.The goal is to shoot centerfire surplus
ammo much che...
Posted in thread: Live in TN and proud of it on 02-16-2013 at 08:19 AM
We are on a northeast edge of the Memphis area, near Arlington.Having hiked a little bit in the
foothills between Chattanooga and Knoxville, so many of you have access to excellent areas.Days
Posted in thread: Why isn't a 7.62x39 AR the Perfect Rifle? on 06-01-2012 at 12:46 AM
This topic began in 2009. The OP appears to have vanished.The OP might be aware of how much
more accurate an SKS is with the Tech Sight added. My Norinco is now much more accurate, and my
only Tech is...
Posted in thread: What's a good all around semi-auto? on 05-15-2012 at 04:19 AM
As for Russian designs, my Norinco SKS is now much more accurate with the Tech Sight. It is
certainly a different rifle, and the much better sight distance alone, is quite an
advantage.Have any of you...
Posted in thread: Mil-Surp Rifle, Enfield, Mauser, SKS, other? on 11-19-2011 at 12:25 AM
pagj17:It's wonderful that WW2 has long been over.In May '09 I stood in a few foxholes of the
Band of Brothers just outside Bastogne Belgium, and maybe one that was used by guys in F
Posted in thread: age of curio or relic? on 11-17-2011 at 06:22 AM
robocop10mm:Thanks for the correction, and I should have known better from the nice appearance
of so many (other than many at our gun shows...).
Posted in thread: Primer Pressure Sign? on 11-16-2011 at 12:34 AM
Thanks robocop10mm.I will begin checking primers.
Posted in thread: Primer Pressure Sign? on 11-15-2011 at 06:21 AM
Wouldn't the first sign of stress usually be either a bright ring, pale ring above the head, Or
a split in the neck?With my Enfield #4s and #5s, there have been some narrow, very light pale
Posted in thread: Mil-Surp Rifle, Enfield, Mauser, SKS, other? on 11-15-2011 at 06:08 AM
What did the OP decide to buy?If a higher-priced rifle were a possibility, an FN 49 would
reportedly be a quality product.They were built in 7mm Mauser, 8mm M., 30-06 and a (Venez.)
minority in 7.62 N...