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#5392004 - 11/01/14 07:30 AM SKS question
procraft05 Offline
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Registered: 02/25/10
Posts: 5416
Loc: South/West Wise Co
Ok, this may be a dumb question but I found what I thought was a SKS Paratrooper at Cabelas.

I know they are shorter in overall length but something just didn't seem right about it so I took it into the gun cave at asked the "Cabelas Expert". He to was stumped.

I googled it and found contradicting answers. I ended up passing on it because I wasn't gonna pay $500 for a standard SKS but probably would have for the Paratrooper.

Is there an easy way to tell for sure?

Anybody
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#5392289 - 11/01/14 10:56 AM Re: SKS question [Re: procraft05]
Fishing Fester Offline
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Registered: 07/17/12
Posts: 1246
Loc: Weatherford
Im pretty sure all paratroopers are chinese made. Thats one tell tale sign. Also the barrels are all 16.5 inches.
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#5397442 - 11/03/14 08:24 PM Re: SKS question [Re: procraft05]
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Registered: 06/04/10
Posts: 975
Loc: Seguin, Tx
Howdy!

I have an SKS paratrooper, but before finding this forum, I really didn't know what I had. So I started a thread with questions and got a whole lot of info. Maybe this will help:

http://www.texashuntingforum.com/forum/u...rts#Post2978944
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