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Posted: 2/2/2006 5:39:19 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 2/2/2006 5:49:46 PM EDT by spartan28]
Ok, I just picked up my Norinco 56s (675$ shipped). It looks great. The blueing is excellent, bore, wood finish. Anyways, the gas tube wiggles side to side about 2mm. I took off the gas tube and looked at the wood. the wood is alll tight. It is the gas tube that has a tiny bit of play.

Is there any way to correct this? Is it not a big deal? Are Norincos known for this?
Link Posted: 2/2/2006 6:00:41 PM EDT
I just purchased a Norinco SKS para trooper and the gas tube does the same thing. It did not effect shooting or anything else. I think it just happens on some of them as my other 3 norinco SKS's are gas tube tight.

RW3
Link Posted: 2/2/2006 6:13:19 PM EDT

Originally Posted By RAYWOODROW3RD:
I just purchased a Norinco SKS para trooper and the gas tube does the same thing. It did not effect shooting or anything else. I think it just happens on some of them as my other 3 norinco SKS's are gas tube tight.

RW3



How can you modify for the tight fit?
Link Posted: 2/2/2006 6:25:23 PM EDT
The tube on my on my Chinese .223 rifle became loose when I replaced the wood with U.S plastic. I fit some aluminum foil where it locks up. Rattle removed.

JoeLad
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