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  1. Military Weapons Forum
    So there I was, two days after Christmas, a new SKS before me. A couple of our Simonovs are already modernized with synthetic stocks, detachable mags, etc. I know there are many of you out there who would give me a lecture about keeping the sks platform stock because it's "good as it is". I set...
  2. Military Weapons Forum
    Before (on the right obviously ): After- two views: I used Citristrip with 0000 steel wool to remove the stain and shellac combo that the Reds were so fond of. After stripping, I wiped all the wood with an alcohol-soaked rag, then proceeded to use Miniwax Polyurethane finish; two coats...
  3. Military Weapons Forum
    Back in Summer 2007, I happened upon a Saiga .308 in a local FFL for $250. Yeah, that's right: $250.00, it was $275.00 OTD. I took the rifle out and yeah, it shot well, but the ergonomics felt wrong and the comparatively expensive magazines were off-putting to me. I did stock up on .308/7.62...
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