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History Primer 192: Russian SKS Documentary | C&Rsenal

Othais and Mae delve into the story of this classic. Complete with history, function, and live fire demonstration.

C&Rsenal presents its Primer series; covering the firearms of this historic conflict one at a time in honor of the centennial anniversary. Join us every other Tuesday!

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Prints/patches/shirts from the show:

Ballistol USA
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Additional reading:
История СКС: рассказывает Руслан Николаевич Чумак />
СКС, который так и не вступил в бой

A brief history of the AS-44 Sudaev assault rifle

History of the “constant” rear sight setting on Russian firearms
Maxim Popenker (sp?)

Знаменитый Симонов
Николай Аксенов

The Collector’s Guide to the SKS
George Layman

Ammunition data thanks to DrakeGmbH

Animations by Bruno!

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