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Old 02-09-2018, 01:02 PM   #43
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Originally Posted by HogsWild View Post
Beautiful arsenal refurb. Nice pick up

As has been mentioned give it a good cleaning to get all the caked cosmoline out that is likely hiding in all the nooks and crannies.

I don't bother disassembling the bolt but it is very important to clean it out unless you want slam fires and/or possible full auto mag dumps.

My method is to take the bolt out, put it in a jar with mineral spirits and soak overnight.

Take it out the next day and have at it with compressed air to blow out the firing pin channel.

Never oil or grease the firing pin and you should be good to go.

Be warned, just as I've heard AK's multiply like rabbits, so does the SKS

Now go find a Yugo M59, an M59/66, a Romanian, an Albanian, and a Chinese and a....
Thanks for the info Hogs, and as far as grabbing a few more its already on my mind.
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