Here is a good video on the relatively rare actual production Albanian SKS rifles.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_cont ... e=emb_logo
Classic Firearms is here:
https://www.classicfirearms.com/chinese ... le-762x39/
I happen to have one of the more rare actual Albanian made versions. I've posted about it before.
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1961 was first year of an all-Chinese built rifle, as they were no longer getting the
barrel/receiver assembly from USSR..... apparently, the honeymoon was over.
It is certainly not rare, but it does have the blade bayonet instead of the spike. 1961 was
a low production year of 15,500, later years were over 300,000 a year.
I like to change things around on my guns just for fun, but although it looks like this now,
it can be changed back to factory original in about 30 minutes. I never make any permanent
changes and have every original part. Oops I lied, I threaded the end of the barrel.
The fun news is that now it takes 20 and 30 round magazines....
So if you are a purist that think it should never be changed...... don't look at it.....
Peace is that brief, quiet moment in history.......... when everybody stands around reloading.
I think an AK47 would be more prestigious, particularly if still fully auto....which you can't officially buy without some special fully auto ownership license. But if you got one of the neutered AK47's it still may not be as practically wonderful as an SKS.
Take a look at this surmise. Disregard the weird religious message messed up in it. It's cheerful for us SKS owners who don't have an AK47.
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