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Offline jstin2

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Sling identification
« on: January 23, 2024, 05:49:14 PM »
I bought a 1949 SKS and it came with this sling. Very different from what I usually see. Any info about it would be appreciated.












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Re: Sling identification
« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2024, 09:29:56 PM »
Possibly a variation of the Ppsh sling?

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Re: Sling identification
« Reply #2 on: January 24, 2024, 09:40:57 AM »
I agree with BB. Iíve never seen one quite like that but it looks most similar to the typical Soviet submachine gun slings with buckles on both ends.

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Re: Sling identification
« Reply #3 on: January 24, 2024, 08:30:38 PM »
I am adding the spring clip to show how it works.


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Re: Sling identification
« Reply #4 on: January 25, 2024, 05:48:22 PM »
I had a reply on the Gunboards - Mosin forum. Thanks to jjjxlr8 for his info.

It's a custom made sling that started life as a PPsh sling. The metal clip that was added is has some similarities to the Russian RPD sling clips, also used on RPGs, I guess.
« Last Edit: January 25, 2024, 08:10:46 PM by jstin2 »