Another Russian Letter series SKS

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Another Russian Letter series SKS

Postby Miller Tyme » Mon Sep 09, 2013 8:37 pm

Sometimes you just buy a gun because it's a good deal, not because you need it for your collection, case in point, a 55/56 letter series SKS. Now last fall I stumbled upon a very nice one at a local po-dunk gun show for a bargian and gobbled it up.

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Now I like SKS's but with a Chinese Type 56 & D model, a Yugo M59 & M59/66A, an Albanian, and the above Russian I really felt no need to aquire another, but like I said a good deal is hard to pass up. I stopped by my LGS today just as a gentleman was trading this gem in on a used Ruger P95. My LGS let me have this lightly refurb-ed, stamped matching, laminated stock, letter series for $300.00 along with the chinese chest rig filled with 200 rounds of chinese copper washed 7.63x39 ammo. I am not sure what I will do with this one but my wife has expressed a desire to have an SKS to go along with her VZ 52 so I might have just got a head start on my christmas shopping....(for a change) :lol:



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Re: Another Russian Letter series SKS

Postby Niner » Mon Sep 09, 2013 8:59 pm

That laminated stock is a good feature. I don't own any SKS rifles with a laminated stock. Nice stripe to it.
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Re: Another Russian Letter series SKS

Postby Miller Tyme » Mon Sep 09, 2013 9:44 pm

Niner wrote:That laminated stock is a good feature. I don't own any SKS rifles with a laminated stock. Nice stripe to it.

This is the only one I have that is in a Laminated stock Robert, but I must say I do like the stock on this one................ ;)
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Re: Another Russian Letter series SKS

Postby Niner » Mon Sep 09, 2013 10:03 pm

That bolt through the wrist of the stock is unusual too. Don't have one like that either. Seems strange for a rifle that shoots low recoil 7.62x39. Maybe the lamination was the reason...although laminated stocks were probably stronger than solid stocks in considering all kinds of weather conditions.
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Re: Another Russian Letter series SKS

Postby joseyclosey » Tue Sep 10, 2013 12:13 pm

Nice detailed pics MT, thanks for posting up your latest bargain.

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