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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 2/15/2006 7:51:58 PM EST
What condition was it in? the bore?
Link Posted: 2/16/2006 2:59:34 PM EST
I just picked one up yesterday. Nice bore and most all the parts were pretty clean. I'm going to shoot it this weekend so the jury is still out.
Link Posted: 2/18/2006 1:48:47 PM EST
Well, it shot well for the first 20 rounds. Then it stove piped or did not extract at all. I stripped it clean this evening and will shoot it tomorrow or wednesday. I'll report back. I do like the gun, I hope it all works out..........
Link Posted: 2/19/2006 10:36:38 AM EST
It's going back! The gas valve is leaking so the bolt isn't going far enough back to totaly eject the used casing. My guess is that the were shooting corossive ammo and did not clean things up so well. I'll pony up the extra $$$ for an unissued rifle. To fix the gas valve is a $20 part but screw it. I feel like the gun has some bad carma issues too.
Link Posted: 2/19/2006 11:48:15 AM EST
Does Big5 still do surplus Garands????
Link Posted: 2/19/2006 7:40:06 PM EST

Originally Posted By Javelinadave:
.........I feel like the gun has some bad carma issues too.


Please explain. Does it have a body count?
Link Posted: 2/21/2006 9:24:54 PM EST
I might sound dumb but what is the big 5?
Link Posted: 2/21/2006 9:29:48 PM EST

Originally Posted By 762dude:
I might sound dumb but what is the big 5?


Chain of sporting goods stores in the western states.
Link Posted: 2/21/2006 9:32:44 PM EST
I don't know how it is in other states but here in Nevada all the Big5 Yugo SKSs have the "California legal" muzzle brakes

I have asked the manager to check if they can get an original gun from their warehouse but he said they all have that. My thinking is that Big5 is just ordering all of them in this configuration so as not to risk sending a grenade launcher to the "Golden" state by accident.

There is NO way I would have one of those abortions in my safe!
Link Posted: 2/21/2006 9:37:43 PM EST

Originally Posted By Real_estate_salesman:

Originally Posted By 762dude:
I might sound dumb but what is the big 5?


Chain of sporting goods stores in the western states.


oh like dunhams over in the east?
Link Posted: 2/21/2006 9:38:31 PM EST
Get a C&R FFL and buy one direct from the distributor. I paid $103 for a shooter grade Yugo in very nice condition delivered to my doorstep. How much is big 5 getting?
Link Posted: 2/22/2006 2:59:29 PM EST
$159 + tax
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