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Eric N.

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Identification of SKS-D's and SKS-M's
« Reply #15 on: May 31, 2006, 12:12:13 AM »
Thanks, my type 84 was the last one sold by Navy Arms in 88(i think) Now I know what to call it  Note: It shoots like a dream.  I put an AK74 compensator on it,the only mod.Damn fun!!  The best $175 I ever spent. One thing is the trigger,3.5 lbs. I havent seen one that comes close.Any body have a trigger like this.  Or did just get lucky

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Identification of SKS-D's and SKS-M's
« Reply #16 on: November 01, 2006, 12:09:37 PM »
Why permanently alter a gun that may be collectible down the road? Why not just buy a real D or M? The conversion has to be close to the cost difference between a $150-200 normal chinese sks and a $350 D or M model. Plus there is zero chance of losing value because it was done at the factory. I dont think midwest does the conversion anymore, or it would be more talked about (especially when people get in flame wars over duckbill mags). I could understand doing a conversion on a $50 yard sale special that is in poor condition though, but I think the reason nobody does conversions anymore is for legal reasons more than anything.
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Identification of SKS-D's and SKS-M's
« Reply #17 on: November 01, 2006, 12:50:02 PM »
Quote from: Eric N.
Thanks, my type 84 was the last one sold by Navy Arms in 88(i think) Now I know what to call it  Note: It shoots like a dream.  I put an AK74 compensator on it,the only mod.Damn fun!!  The best $175 I ever spent. One thing is the trigger,3.5 lbs. I havent seen one that comes close.Any body have a trigger like this.  Or did just get lucky

If behooves you to check the trigger.  For instructirons on how to do this, see:  http://www.victorinc.com/SKS-FAQ.html#_Toc138675117, and scoll down to "How can I check my SKS Carbine for proper engagement?"

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Re: Identification of SKS-D's and SKS-M's
« Reply #18 on: January 05, 2008, 09:58:49 AM »
FWIW, in a effort to compact and consolidate SKS "D"/"M" information, I am going to post EVERY PIC (link) I have of my personal stuff regarding these that is hosted.

I'll identify the pic subject, but I'm not going to go into  elaborate in descriptions or provide "how to" instructions. Also, it is best to note that my personal guns of the types are rather modified, and therefore, really do not stand as very good examples of the basic types.

The pics will be in no particular order, they are posted as found on my host site.

I hope this is helpful.

Lollygagger :walk:
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SKS "M" action -note: no BHO:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v419/Lollygagger/ActionsksM.jpg

SKS "D"/"M" bolt -drawing:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v419/Lollygagger/Bolt-SKS-2.jpg

SKS "D"/"M" type (modified) bolt (all sides):
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v419/Lollygagger/MBOLT-1.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v419/Lollygagger/MBOLT-2.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v419/Lollygagger/MBOLT-3.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v419/Lollygagger/MBOLT-4.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v419/Lollygagger/SKSbolts-2.jpg

SKS "M" with romanian drum:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v419/Lollygagger/Mwithrom-1.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v419/Lollygagger/Mwithrom-2.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v419/Lollygagger/Mwithrom-3.jpg

SKS "M" with chinese drum:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v419/Lollygagger/sksdcarb3.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v419/Lollygagger/sksdcarb4.jpg

SKS "D"/"M" FCG housing compared to standard:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v419/Lollygagger/Triggrpcompar.jpg

SKS "M":
http://www.gunsnet.net/album/data//500/26095SKS_m_-8.JPG
http://www.gunsnet.net/album/data//500/26095SKS_m_-5.JPG

SKS "D"/"M" type bolt (modified) compared with standard:
http://www.gunsnet.net/album/data//500/26095SKS_bolts_-3.JPG
http://www.gunsnet.net/album/data//500/26095SKS_bolts_-1.JPG

SKS "D" with chinese drum:
http://www.gunsnet.net/album/data//500/26095sks_d_2_d.jpg
http://www.gunsnet.net/album/data//500/26095sks_d_2_c.jpg
http://www.gunsnet.net/album/data//500/26095sks_d_2_a.jpg

SKS "D" with 40 round mag:
http://www.gunsnet.net/album/data//500/26095sks_d_2_g.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v419/Lollygagger/sksd2f.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v419/Lollygagger/SKSPG-2.jpg

SKS "M" with 100 round chinese mag:
http://www.gunsnet.net/album/data//500/26095sks_d_carb_2.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v419/Lollygagger/sksdcarb.jpg

ADDENDA:

SKS "M" bolt & carrier:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v419/Lollygagger/Mboltcarrier-2.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v419/Lollygagger/Mboltcarrier.jpg

SKS "M" & standard carriers:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v419/Lollygagger/Mregcarrier.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v419/Lollygagger/Mregcarrier-2.jpg

SKS "M" rcvr (bottom):
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v419/Lollygagger/Mrcvr.jpg

SKS "M" action (complete with mag):
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v419/Lollygagger/SKSMaction-2.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v419/Lollygagger/SKSMaction-1.jpg

SKS "D" action (bottom detail):
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v419/Lollygagger/SKSDaction-1.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v419/Lollygagger/SKSDaction-3.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v419/Lollygagger/SKSDaction-2.jp
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v419/Lollygagger/SKSDrcvr-a.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v419/Lollygagger/SKSDrcvr-c.jpg

SKS "D" fcg & housing (with PG mod):
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v419/Lollygagger/SKSFCGPG-2.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v419/Lollygagger/SKSFCGPG-3.jpg

SKS MC-5D -rcvr & fcg housing (pics courtesy of AKBLUE):
http://img266.imageshack.us/img266/9475/p1201234fk3.jpg
http://img149.imageshack.us/img149/5135/p1201233kw1.jpg
http://img413.imageshack.us/img413/8084/p1201237ys9.jpg
http://img266.imageshack.us/img266/6678/p1201232tm8.jpg
http://img250.imageshack.us/img250/9345/p1201236gh2.jpg

« Last Edit: April 14, 2008, 01:14:54 AM by Lollygagger »

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Re: Identification of SKS-D's and SKS-M's
« Reply #19 on: July 21, 2008, 12:22:44 AM »
I have an SKS that uses AK mags but does not fit the descriptions given in this post. The side of the receiver is marked MC5D and made in China by Norinco. The bolt, receiver, top cover, bolt carrier, and trigger guard all match. The barrel is paratrooper length but the barrel has only been turned down far enough for a front site. The front site portion of the sleeve which would have also included the bayonet lug is been cut down so only the front sight and collar are mounted on the barrel. The barrel is not a press in type but the earlier screw in barrel. The bolt carrier still has the stripper clip guide. The trigger housing is also the earlier mild type and the mag release looks like the standard SKS release but is machined for AK mags.  I  do not have the original stock since I purchased this rifle without a stock. The post says the MC5D does not have a stripper guide but mine does. Also the barrel is cut down like a paratrooper but is only turned down far enough to get a front sight on and no bayonet lug. This does not have a bolt hold back button but the carbine has all the characteristics of an early production SKS except there is no lightning cut milled into the side of the bolt.  The mag release on this one also does not look like the ones pictured in the post. The year prefix in the serial number is 94. If you can tell me more about this variant please email me at luminaughty@yahoo.com

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Re: Identification of SKS-D's and SKS-M's
« Reply #20 on: October 19, 2008, 11:08:25 PM »
Midwest wont do these conversions anymore?

Midwest Ordinance is a still around.  That is who did the conversion on the folder pictured.  They are located about 1 hr from where I live.  I was in their store a couple months back, And they have a sign up that says  SKS "D" conversion $100.  From what I have read they were the first to do the conversion.  They have a lot of old SKS parts in their store.  Plus they are at just about every michigan gun show.  Couldn't you just put a "D" In an ATI folder?  I don't have a "D" So I don't know.

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Re: Identification of SKS-D's and SKS-M's
« Reply #21 on: December 23, 2008, 12:27:56 AM »
How much would you all consider a nice 'M' to be worth?

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Re: Identification of SKS-D's and SKS-M's
« Reply #22 on: December 23, 2008, 01:43:34 PM »
Depends.....I have seen them for $350-$600.  Its hard to tell the way things are going right now.

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Re: Identification of SKS-D's and SKS-M's
« Reply #23 on: June 07, 2009, 07:22:02 PM »
My SKS has a letter "B" after the serial number what does that mean?
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Re: Identification of SKS-D's and SKS-M's
« Reply #24 on: June 15, 2009, 10:26:48 PM »
How much would you all consider a nice 'M' to be worth?

$425-$450 IMO

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Re: Identification of SKS-D's and SKS-M's
« Reply #25 on: June 28, 2009, 11:09:01 PM »
I just paid $600 for an "M". See my other posts.

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Re: Identification of SKS-D's and SKS-M's
« Reply #26 on: September 03, 2009, 11:32:00 PM »
"The Chinese SKS‑M is the “post-ban” version"


not so fast, you might want to recheck your data. I have a pre-ban Norinco SKS-M #93 63618 that I bought brand new and pre-ban.   

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Re: Identification of SKS-D's and SKS-M's
« Reply #27 on: September 04, 2009, 10:19:00 AM »
Your rifle probably had a "manufacture" date of 1993.  As far as I know, M's were made from 1988 through 1994.
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Re: Identification of SKS-D's and SKS-M's
« Reply #28 on: September 30, 2009, 08:00:15 PM »
I just picked up a sks sporter just like the one bluemax posted above. Is this the m model then?

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Re: Identification of SKS-D's and SKS-M's
« Reply #29 on: January 31, 2010, 12:20:33 AM »
So what is this then?... I'm confused with all these variations..
I picked this up for $200.00
The gas tube/piston was broken.. I'm in the midst of repairing...
There was no filler in the mag area
no stripper clip notch...
Bakelite stock.... wood on the gas tube.....
Bayonet lug machined flat...



I'm assuming it is as originally purchased...

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