While applying forward pressure against the receiver cover, pull the cover pin out to the right as far as it will come. An uber accurate Russian rifle it is not. Their reliability and user-friendliness make up for what they lack in looks. Use of any material contained herein is subject to stated terms or written permission. But thanks to the various bans, all those cheap imports were cut off and the demand for forbidden fruit created a new domestic rifle industry. Wish I had got more at that price.
In Firearms , Militaria. The SKS was easy to field strip and maintain and was quite popular. What is the value of a Romanian SKS rifle? Once removed from the weapon, the gas piston will slide out out of the front of the gas tube. Reassemble in reverse order.
Crossbolt removal is not required or recommended. Make at least 10 passes though the barrel from the muzzle end. Even my FS, with its tappet encrusted by residue, ran like a sewing machine. Stay tuned The piston is located in the gas tube and will slide right out.
Their reliability and user-friendliness make up for what they lack in looks. If you stand this lever straight up at this point the two part gas rod spring and plunger will fly out from under the rear site mount! The SKS was in service as a frontline weapon only until the AK design could be finalized and production started. The gun itself shoots OK. Simple to use, easy to handle minus loading which can be a pain and relatively inexpensive compared to a Mini Our AR rifles mysteriously worked fine; it almost seemed like they are actually super reliable, but we all know better than that. I love my Yugo.