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Old 02-11-2018, 10:54 PM   #1
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Default New to me 59/66 and a bonus

I stay in contact with my favorite shop where I used to live in another state. Called them a few weeks ago and a Yugo 59/66 had just came in.

They texted me some pics and it looked complete in g+ to VG condition. Priced at $347 OTD I thought it would be a good one to take a chance on.

I picked it up last week and was pleasantly surprised. It was indeed VG externally and like new internally. It looked like it had maybe been test fired - bore is shiney as a new nickel an there are no carbon fouling or firing residue on the bolt or bolt carrier. Piston looks new.

The big bonus:

It came with an Israeli practice rifle grenade and a 40rd box of Yugoslav 7.62x39 blanks.

All numbers match; stock has got some gouges and scratches.

It's got a Chinese SKS sling - I need a Yugo sling for it but otherwise it's complete.

For $347 OTD I am happy as a clam.

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Old 02-12-2018, 01:13 AM   #2
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Great find!
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Old 02-12-2018, 01:57 AM   #3
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Yea the M59/66's are nice, a lot of them are unissued, they made them into the late 80's, $350 is a great price, they are drying up and whatever dealers still have them are charging around $460
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Old 02-13-2018, 06:52 PM   #4
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Pics! Or it doesn't exist and this story is untrue.
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Old 02-15-2018, 09:41 PM   #5
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Old 02-23-2018, 09:24 PM   #6
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Nice love them Yugo’s they are quality
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Old 02-24-2018, 01:07 PM   #7
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Nice looking rifle! Enjoy!
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