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Old April 14, 2018, 23:39   #1
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SKS Stock

I hope this is in the right spot. Can anyone recommend a quality Monte Carlo type stock for a Norinco SKS that is 'Merican sized? Thanks for any help.
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Old April 15, 2018, 08:39   #2
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Check out Advanced Technology International, they might be your easiest route.

https://www.atioutdoors.com/catalogsearch/result/?q=sks
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Old April 16, 2018, 23:59   #3
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Thanks for the info. Looks like what I'm after.
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Old April 17, 2018, 17:09   #4
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Thanks for the info. Looks like what I'm after.
What do u want for your old one??
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What do u want for your old one??
If your rifle is a preban might consider keeping original stock in case decide to sell later as well as bayonet, etc. Not trying to kick you MK Ultraman, just trying to help save potential grief down the road. Left some SKS's stashed at parents house with 600 rounds per rifle. All preban with original 20 round box magazines, added extended butt pads as only mod, told dad to keep one out and left him about 30 stripper clips with non corrosive JSP's.

When dad was dying brother lost his house in the big 2008 crash so dad gave family home to my brother for his family. Moved mom in a little 900 square foot house built for my grandmother in 1970's after remodel. Nephew got hold of the non hidden SKS, put on a coon @$$/redneck folding stock, removed the bayonet so he could put on a cheap flash hider that slipped over the sight and bayonet assembly then of all things removed the pre ban metal 20 round box magazine to swap for a 30 round plastic mag.

After dad died and mom's health began to get worse asked me to come get rifles. Found all the hidden rifles and ammo but the one intended parents to use to defend themselves was gone. About three weeks later mom came to town and had the rifle in its new trim. Asked her about original parts and didn't know. Brother called and said his son spent a lot of his own money upgrading my rifle. Told him swapping out original furniture, bayonet and the 20 round box magazine were not upgrades. Folding stock made it illegal in some states and sucked to boot. Magazine nephew removed was $75 compared to $20 for the plastic junk he put in. Replacement preban bayonet was $50 and stock $70. Brother insisted the rifle was better than before and old parts were long gone. Ended up replacing all for $150 but had to hunt and work to get correct country and series to put rifle back original at fair price.

If plan on keeping and handing down to kids with value being no value or is a late model import selling the original may be zero issue and help finance the new. Just do a little research and figure out what the old stock would cost to replace if rifle has any more value in OEM trim. IMHO & YMMV
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Old April 18, 2018, 00:49   #6
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I don't know all the intricacies of the SKS, but I'll keep the existing stock. I say existing instead of original as it has a "branded in" number on the stock different from the bolt and receiver. It is in very good condition, so I want to retain it. I don't think it's anything special from a collection standpoint. I just want a more user friendly stock for shooting it. It's just too danged short as it is!
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They are even too short for my wife why add extended butt pads as just a replace two screw deal and put original butt plate in the box rifle came out of. Have a few rifles added Tapco triggers and the OEM trigger pack goes in OEM box as do sights when swap fro tritium. Have four SKS's with preban 20 round box magazine have put extended butt stock pad, Tapco trigger and tritium sights along with pair of AK's done same mods. Wife loves the SKS's and is as likely to pick up if zombies kick the door as her 5.7x28 AR's with the crazy first Gen Echo triggers sent to Utube reviewers with light springs. The Echo's run faster than a binary if not careful but she loves her "commie guns".

Come home about two or three days per month and she tells me need to police up brass on back deck and 70% of time she will have been running an SKS with 160 grain cast gas check bullets. She loves to roll of on deck in wheel chair of if feeling good uses cane and props SKS on railing to practice 20 round tapping of multiple targets, shove two more strippers in the top of rifle and go again. She says it's easier than than loading mags for the AK's then swapping and having to reload them all end of session. I still reload my iron sight M1a's from strippers as much as magazine swaps. Can carry an @$$ load of stripper clips much easier than magazines pound for pound.
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Old April 18, 2018, 12:46   #8
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http://www.riflestock.com/store/do/product/SKS/18-01-02

I had one of these and the ATI. I liked the Choate better. At that time,they could be had in camo,not sure if they still offer it. The Choate stock has a plastic that feels the same as what Remington used in its poly stocks. The ATI felt different,like recycled milk jugs or something.

I have one of their "dragunov" sks stocks,and it has a decent feel,and nice pull length. Only downside to it is you have to unscrew a grip panel to access the take-down lever function. The standard stock is accessible like a chicom stock.
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Thanks for more good info. I need to find one of those 20 round fixed mags!
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