My dad just gave me an SKS

Discussion in 'AR-15 Discussion' started by ccase39, May 22, 2013.

  1. ccase39

    ccase39 Member

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    Any tips? Are they as easily modified as the AR? Is there a forum here that discusses SKS and AKs?
     
  2. orangello

    orangello New Member

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    Enjoy it as a handy rifle in a good caliber for deer and smaller game and don't try to make it too "tacticool"; it wasn't really designed for that, IMO.
     

  3. Bravo_Sixx

    Bravo_Sixx New Member

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    Yea, major congrats on the gift! Sweet!
     
  4. ccase39

    ccase39 Member

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    Thanks for the link guys. Yea I am pretty stoked about it. He got it before the ban so I know it is at least that old. Its never been shot and he doesn't have much interest in guns anymore so he just gave it to me. I do think it is a Chinese as it has a shorter stock. I do want to do something about that, but other than that I will stick to my AR when it comes to tacing it out.
     
  5. therewolf

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    Modifying the mag generally creates jamming problems.

    There is a cleaning kit in the buttstock.

    You can get a recoil pad milsurp which will

    increase LOP. My SKSs are favorites of mine.

    Best of luck.
     
  6. ccase39

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  7. Quentin

    Quentin New Member

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    Everyone should have an SKS laying around. Used to be cheap, I got a Yugo years back when they were $129 or whatever. Decent rifle.
     
  8. combateffective4

    combateffective4 New Member

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    I have a tri rail for an sks new in box i'm trying to sell ... Its pretty cool ... I was gonna get a sks but the idea fell threw ... Stuck with one box of ammo and a rail ... No sks but I had to build 2 ars instead... Works for me
     
  9. DrumJunkie

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    You say it's Chinese...Is it and M or D type? does it use the regular SKS mag or does it use a mag like an AK?

    At any rate a SKS is a mus have in every shooters safe. Their are mods but they are just fine as is. Minbe is an M type and has a Tapco stock on it now. They are very fun to shoot. I hope you enjoy yours for years to come.:)