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 Is a 7.62x51 SKS for real or not?
savageman101  [Team Member]
3/26/2009 11:46:42 AM
On the EE forum there is a 7.62x51(.308)listed for sale or trade.Is there such a thing??
He lists it as a "Ultra rare matching numbers,Sino-Soviet SKS in 7.62x51.

Thanks SKS folks

Savageman
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osprey21  [Life Member]
3/26/2009 12:33:02 PM
Doubt it.

Link?
53vortec  [Team Member]
3/26/2009 12:44:24 PM
Never heard of such a thing.

Highly unlikely.
foreman2000  [Member]
3/26/2009 5:19:55 PM
sounds like a hoax to me but really the sk is only 7.62x39
Losing_Streak  [Team Member]
3/26/2009 5:32:08 PM
Originally Posted By 53vortec:
Never heard of such a thing.

Highly unlikely.


+1

The only way this could be possible, is if somebody did some custom work to the barrel.
res45  [Member]
3/26/2009 5:50:11 PM
A lot more work than just the barrel,mag is to short by a half inch or so to accept the round so the receiver would have to be modified also. I've seen this question come up before but in my many years of dealing with SKS rifle I've have never seen anyone actually produce one in any shape or form.
Jtrout141  [Member]
3/26/2009 5:57:52 PM
This person would have to provide a huge amount of pictures to prove this is real. My bet is you'll get pics of bigfoot first.
Tacticalpancake  [Member]
3/26/2009 8:21:06 PM
I own a Sino-Soviet SKS. It is in 7.62x39. Guy probably got his 7.62mm calibers mixed up.
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