You bought another gun??

Discussion in 'Large-Bore/Small-Bore Rifle/Shotgun' started by barmstrong2, Aug 4, 2012.

  1. barmstrong2

    barmstrong2 New Member

    467
    Jul 29, 2012
    Greene, Maine
    Went to the local gun shop today to look for some reloading items. While I was there, a rifle waaay over in the corner, not on the rack, caught my eye. It was a beat up old SKS, with bayonet attached, flip elevation sights and looking nasty as hell. I walked over and picked it up, checked it out, flipped the bayonet over... LOL... the owner says, "You like that? I just took it in this morning." Interesting, I says... How much? He thinks for a minute and says "Buck fifty"

    OK... Here. I got 20 bucks on me now, I'll give ya the rest next week.

    So, I got an old Chinese SKS... with a bayonet! Cool!
     
  2. time2shoot

    time2shoot Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Jan 17, 2012
    Brandon SD
    every chancen i get I buy a new one.
     

  3. firefighter1635

    firefighter1635 Well-Known Member

    Jan 4, 2012
    FEMA Region V
    I miss my old SKS. That is the gun that tought me to never sell a gun again.
     
  4. skullfr

    skullfr New Member

    902
    Jul 11, 2012
    Beaumont,Texas
  5. soundguy

    soundguy Well-Known Member

    May 8, 2012
    florida
    even on a beater norinco.. 150 is good deal. I see people getting 350-450 for em
     
  6. Albtraum

    Albtraum Well-Known Member

    Jun 8, 2011
    California
    That is a helluva deal. I saw a really messed up Yugoslavian SKS all scratched and dented up for $400 at a pawn shop here. Gone a week later.
     
  7. barmstrong2

    barmstrong2 New Member

    467
    Jul 29, 2012
    Greene, Maine
    $150 IS a good deal! I think he just wanted to move it. As is, where is. Made a quick buck and everyone is happy. It'll be a nice plinking gun. And a bit radical, too! Even better! You know I'm gonna have to stick that bayonet through the target before we're done! :D

    Brent

    EDIT: I'll post pics when I have it.
     
    Last edited: Aug 4, 2012
  8. Helix_FR

    Helix_FR Active Member

    Apr 14, 2009
    Imperial, MO
    150 for a sks these days is way cheap. Nice find. I would have bought it even though I didn't want one.
     
  9. 25yretcoastie

    25yretcoastie Member

    559
    Aug 27, 2011
    Fort Pierce Fl
    I love my SKS. Its an old Norinco also and shoots great. I paid $299.00 for mine with 100 rds of ammo. It had never been fired but the stock was beat a little. Cleaned the fireing pin before takeing it to the range as it was full of grease still. As accurate at 300yds as I can be.
     
  10. CampingJosh

    CampingJosh Well-Known Member

    Sep 25, 2007
    Indiana
    +1

    I don't want an SKS, but at that price I'd own it. I'd figure out something to do with it, whether it be make it a gift or trade fodder or whatever.
     
  11. Fast Forward

    Fast Forward Member

    678
    Jul 16, 2011
    Chaska Minn
    My Yugo is a Great shooter,,I,m going to take it Dog hunting next year,,
     
  12. skullfr

    skullfr New Member

    902
    Jul 11, 2012
    Beaumont,Texas
    I like it for the simple fact it is an inexpensive battle carbine that will lay down some serious firepower.Try messing with this old cripple and I have 200 rounds on stripper clips ready for rock n roll.Thinking real hard about the SG Gunworks bullpup for it.

    http://youtu.be/xGM9vrffpgU
     
  13. bobski

    bobski Former Guest

    946
    Jan 16, 2005
    va., conn., & mo.
    say it was a good deal after you shoot it. if it prints a 30" group at 25yds, youll know why it was old off.
     
  14. 3/2 STA SS

    3/2 STA SS Active Member

    Me too...and I have had three of them...
     
  15. 3/2 STA SS

    3/2 STA SS Active Member

    It wasn't too long ago when you could get one for $100 at any show but not now a days.
     
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