TRACT Optics

Yugo SKS ??? thoughts and opinions

The #1 community for Gun Owners in Texas

Member Benefits:

  • Fewer Ads!
  • Discuss all aspects of firearm ownership
  • Discuss anti-gun legislation
  • Buy, sell, and trade in the classified section
  • Chat with Local gun shops, ranges, trainers & other businesses
  • Discover free outdoor shooting areas
  • View up to date on firearm-related events
  • Share photos & video with other members
  • ...and so much more!
  • 89lxcoupe351w

    New Member
    Rating - 0%
    0   0   0
    Jul 23, 2008
    15
    1
    TAYLOR , TX
    so i have this posted in pistols too, but for the pistols i have questions about, but, here is the situation, i have never heard of this brand, i have a friend that wants to trade me for this, i need to know what its worth, and any opinions yall have about them, any info is appreciated
     

    woulf

    New Member
    Rating - 0%
    0   0   0
    Jul 14, 2008
    47
    1
    Bryan, TX
    They're ok. Good for plinking, storing, truck.. Just be aware of what you remove/add if you choose to do so. (Silly ATF thing);)
     

    50calRay

    Active Member
    Rating - 0%
    0   0   0
    Jun 17, 2008
    210
    1
    blah
    Yugo isn't a brand name per say, it's short for Yugoslavia a county next to Romania and Hungray...or near Italy. Anyhow, the SKS is simular to the AK in more than one way. They both have a lot of knocks offs on the markets and some are better than others. The Yugo SKS is a nice variant of the SKS rifle.
     

    mac79912

    Well-Known
    BANNED!!!
    Rating - 0%
    0   0   0
    Mar 4, 2008
    1,666
    21
    SKSs are fun to shoot.I have had three and all were reliable and affordable.Too bad the days of $100 SKS rifles is gone.
     

    89lxcoupe351w

    New Member
    Rating - 0%
    0   0   0
    Jul 23, 2008
    15
    1
    TAYLOR , TX
    thanks guys, i kinda figured what yall said, not to expensive, ana an ok entry level gun i guess, how old are these usually

    They're ok. Good for plinking, storing, truck.. Just be aware of what you remove/add if you choose to do so. (Silly ATF thing);)

    what do you mean by this
     

    50calRay

    Active Member
    Rating - 0%
    0   0   0
    Jun 17, 2008
    210
    1
    blah
    what do you mean by this

    I'm pretty sure he's talking about compliance parts...BATF's artical 922(r). The BATF has laws that govern imported firearms into the US. The main one is 9rr which breaks a firearm down in to "X" amount of parts. I'm not sure about an SKS but an AK 47 is 16 parts. In order for an AK to be legal, it has to have something like 6 US made parts on it. Replacing any of these 6 US made parts with orginal forigen parts would place the gun in violation of artical 922(r). Which puts you at odds with the ATF. There really isn't anything to worry about when you buy from a dealer. All their imported firearms complies with all BATF rules. He's simply suggesting becareful of private sales. People tend to install what ever not knowing or caring about the law.

    Here is a link on some info posted on an SKS board:
    http://www.sksboards.com/smf/index.php?topic=27678.0

    Anyhow, I would look into an AK47 my self ;)
     
    Top Bottom