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Posted: 4/6/2006 11:47:46 AM EST
[Last Edit: 4/9/2006 3:31:55 PM EST by Rustygun]
A guy at work wants to sell a Russian SKS. He said he has never fired it. I brought it home to look at yesterday and I believe him. It still has cosmoline in it and has no carbon in the gas system. I checked on line and was shocked at the prices of SKS's. What he is asking ($200) is less than the online prices, but those guns have not sold. What is the realistic price a Russian in new/ arsenal refined condition should go for?


Took the gun out today after getting the cosmoline out of it. I had a plastic grocery bag of mixed Wolf ammo somebody gave me. After about 8 rounds to get a feel for the gun and to see it shoot, I shot a group. Result, 5 rounds onto a spot about the size of a golf ball dead on the ten ring at 50 yards.
I am very impressed and happy. The gun ran great. I shot a total of about 30 rounds. I didn't have a lot of time. I am going to get some strippers and one of those ammo holders and keep this gun in my daily driver. I wish I could get the Chinese gun I have reliable but I will at some point.
This gun was easy to shoot and all I can say is anything out to 100 yards is in the bag for sure. I appreciate you alls info about price.
Link Posted: 4/6/2006 12:27:28 PM EST
If you don't want it PM me and I'll arrange to buy it.
Link Posted: 4/6/2006 2:02:12 PM EST
I just sold a very nice russian, that had been shot about 3,000 rounds for 309 on gunbroker.
Link Posted: 4/7/2006 9:02:36 AM EST

I went on and got it. Now we'll see how it shoots
Link Posted: 4/8/2006 6:27:46 AM EST

Originally Posted By Rustygun:
I went on and got it. Now we'll see how it shoots

Pics... We must have pics.
Link Posted: 4/9/2006 6:08:30 AM EST

Originally Posted By Rustygun:
I went on and got it. Now we'll see how it shoots

Good job on that pickup!
Had a friend of mine pickup a refurbed russian,didnt look to have been shot after the refurb,for $125 at a pawnshop a few years ago.Now yours is the second best deal on a russian I have heard of.
Link Posted: 4/9/2006 9:48:56 AM EST
that was a great deal, i gave 300 for my refurb russian.
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