The Norinco Model M was shipped with either a thumbhole stock or a Monte Carlo stock. They came with 5 round magazines. They will take most any AK magazine, 5, 10, 20, 30-rounder or more. They prefer Chinese made magazines over Russian magazines. I think $369 is near the upper price range, but prices vary throughout the country. SKS M prices are steadily increasing. Even if you pay $369, as long as you take good care of her, you won't lose any money if and when you decide to sell.