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Action - Semi-Auto
Caliber - 7.62x39MM
Barrel Length - 22"
Weight - 11.4 Lbs.
Sights - Post Front/Adjustable Rear
The SKS was the predecessor to the AK-47, a Soviet semi-automatic rifle chambered for the 7.62x39mm round. The SKS, an acronym for Samozaryadnyj Karabin sistemy Simonova, uses a short-stroke gas piston with a tilting bolt and a 10-round stripper clip-fed or individual round loading feed system. While the the rifle is shorter and less powerful than the semi-automatic rifles that preceded it, the SKS has a 4-inch longer barrel than AK-series rifles that replaced it, resulting in a higher muzzle velocity. Founded on the famous Dragunov design, the Fiberforce stock offers simple drop-in installation. Accuracy and comfort are both improved by the thumbhole gripped stock, ventilated forend, and adjustable cheekrest, all of matte black, 33% glass filled nylon. This rifle features an adjustable bipod, a post front sight, an adjustable rear sight, a 2-position safety, and a 30-round magazine. Its stock metal, and bore are all in good condition.