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Spent the morning updating my insurance records and re-oiling my collection. Took some more photos along the way of some additional rifles in my collection.

Mosin-Nagant Rifles:
1892 Izhevsk M91
1915 Izhevsk M91
1895 Izhevsk M91/30
1926 Tula M91/30
1942/52 MO Dual Date Izhevsk M91/30



Mosin-Nagant Carbines:
1943 Izhevsk M38
1945 Izhevsk M44
1945 Izhevsk M44
1955 Polish Wz. 48 (single shot .22 trainer)



Finnish Mosin-Nagants:
1942 Sako M39
1941 VKT M39



Indian 7.62 Enfields:
1965 Ishapore 2A
1967 Ishapore 2A1



1941 Swiss K31:



SKSs:
Yugoslavian M56/66A1
Norinco (technically not a milsurp)

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RogueJSK - between your two SKS rifles, do you find you have a preference for one over the other?




 
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I like the fit and finish of the Yugo better. And it has nicer wood that's a bit thicker and more comfortable to grasp.

But it's also longer and noticeably front-heavy, thanks to the grenade launcher, flip-up launcher sight, and adjustable gas mechanism. So I prefer the weight and balance of the standard SKS.
 
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Thanks Rogue - How about recoil between the two? Obviously the Yugo will be less than the standard because of its weight and recoil pad, but is shooting the standard SKS unenjoyable after a magazine or is it an all day shooter (shoot all day without starting to flinch from recoil)?




 
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All day. Not much recoil at all. Slightly more than 5.56 in an AR15.
 
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Thanks!




 
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