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Posted: 12/9/2001 2:10:57 PM EST
[Last Edit: 12/14/2001 8:28:35 AM EST by raf]
Link Posted: 12/9/2001 2:31:09 PM EST
Since its a private sale, and it looks like private is the only way to go now-a-days.
What kind of AK?
If its pre-89, some more $$$. If not, say $300? Maybe $400?

The SKS say start around $200.

c-rock
Link Posted: 12/9/2001 3:03:19 PM EST
I would probably go $400 for the two, but not any higher.

Depending on what kind of AK it is you can find some of them out there for $300 or so NIB.

Also, with all of the new Yugo SKSs starting to show up, some in near new condition, I think this will drive the price of the Russians down some as well. These things are as nice if not nicer than the Russians I have seen.

Link Posted: 12/9/2001 3:15:01 PM EST
[Last Edit: 12/9/2001 3:08:44 PM EST by FALARAK]
1. I think the Clayco sports Chinese rifles were Norinco prebans. If it aint a MAK-90, chances are its a preban, and worth considerably more than you guys are thinking. Probably more like $600 to $900

2. Russian SKS's in good shape are worth at least $200-$250. They are different than the chinese, because they qualify for curio&relic, and are worth more to the enhusiast and collector.

BTW... $300 NIB AK's are GONE. You can still get bastardized lo-caps for that price, and junker Saiga conversions.... but real AK variants (especially NIB) are all in the $400 and up club nowadays.
Link Posted: 12/9/2001 3:27:09 PM EST
Link Posted: 12/9/2001 4:14:21 PM EST
The Russian SKS is the best SKS made...period! So it is easily worth $250 in the condition you listed.

The AK, assuming it is a Norico, is one of the better AKs made. Fit and finish is far superior to the el cheapo $200 Sar1/2/3s AK. I would easily pay $300-$350 for it.

Yes you can find cheaper examples of both rifles....but remember that you get what you paid for.

Sgtar15
Link Posted: 12/9/2001 4:37:17 PM EST
Link Posted: 12/9/2001 6:56:05 PM EST

Originally Posted By raf:
Thanks, sgt. This damn SKS looks and feels like new. Damn.



I know...I have one that is in like new condition and I payed $250 for it. Worth every penny IMHO.

Sgtar15
Link Posted: 12/9/2001 6:59:45 PM EST
I got my 1951 tula for $125. :-)
Link Posted: 12/9/2001 7:24:22 PM EST
Link Posted: 12/14/2001 2:06:17 PM EST
Link Posted: 12/15/2001 6:08:45 AM EST

Originally Posted By FALARAK:
BTW... $300 NIB AK's are GONE. You can still get bastardized lo-caps for that price, and junker Saiga conversions.... but real AK variants (especially NIB) are all in the $400 and up club nowadays.


guess youve not been on aimsurplus in a while
Link Posted: 12/15/2001 8:06:00 AM EST

Originally Posted By linuxbatm:

Originally Posted By FALARAK:
BTW... $300 NIB AK's are GONE. You can still get bastardized lo-caps for that price, and junker Saiga conversions.... but real AK variants (especially NIB) are all in the $400 and up club nowadays.


guess youve not been on aimsurplus in a while



Actually, I check them all the time. Funny, these JUST showed up in the last couple of days. Good news tho!
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