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Old 09-05-2016, 14:07   #1
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How many SKS rifles in US? Any one know ?

How many SKS rifles in US? Any one know ?
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Old 09-05-2016, 14:48   #2
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I've seen at least 3-4 in my lifetime. : )
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Old 09-15-2016, 18:45   #3
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Needing to question why you should be nice is questioning one of the most universally held moral beliefs (treat others well so they will treat you well). If questioning the golden rule doesn't make you a skeptic than I really doubt anyone is really worthy of the title.

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I must apologize to the original poster for diving into ethics on this post. (if they ever come back to the forum) I don't suppose anyone has exact figures, but maybe the gov't kept track of imported firearms and what type they were. I don't know if that is easily obtained information.

I'd be curious how many AKs vs SKSs vs Mosins have been imported.
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Old 09-16-2016, 13:00   #4
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More than 5 million is the number I've read, but don't have a source for that.

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I'd be curious how many AKs vs SKSs vs Mosins have been imported.
So would I.
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Idiotic ramblings aside, I'll wager the 3 percenters own the majority of them. I bought 3 paratroopers for 85 bucks each and sold them a month later for 130 bucks. I didn't own one again till just a few years ago and I really like that rifle. I'll wager the number you seek is in the millions.
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I know of 1......
it's a 1959 dated Romini with the non detatchable 10 rd magazine, no flash hider, and no bayonette lug (ground it off and added 5 round mag plug to hunt in state wildlife mgmt. areas 20+ yrs ago).
with stock military sights it will still put 10/10 rounds of cheap Russian ammo into a pie plate bottom at 100 yards.
at 50 yards, it won't hit chyt
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