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Offline High Noon

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Re: Should I buy a Chinese "French Tickler"?
« Reply #20 on: April 19, 2021, 08:49:23 PM »
Thanks for the compliments, guys! The rifles speak for themselves, for sure.

The crate is actually a Yugoslav Honor Guard SKS crate I was lucky enough to pick up from a member here (thanks SKhiSm 59-66A1!) in late 2015. I paid a lot more in freight than the cost of the crate, but like anyone else that's determined, I wanted it and paid the money. I've never regretted it.

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The original contents: (No, I wasn't that lucky! There were a few members here that did get lucky on those, though!)



The inside, empty:





Not really a "necessary" item, but still a bit of history and a little "cool" factor to it.

They're a little long for the Chinese SKS because they're made for the Yugo M59/66A-1's but I don't mind.  thumb1




I didn't mean to hijack your thread, High Noon. I started by showing the "Ticklers" but gravitated to the crate. Gotta show off the goods every once in a while. :)

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No worries...  It's a nice collection of rifles!

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Re: Should I buy a Chinese "French Tickler"?
« Reply #21 on: April 30, 2021, 01:58:19 PM »
Nice rifles gents... I only have one in that series and can say that it is one of the nicest sks rifles I own. 

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Re: Should I buy a Chinese "French Tickler"?
« Reply #22 on: July 08, 2021, 09:34:20 PM »
FC, that's one impressive set!
About the $800, a wee bit too steep. With some more info, $650 might work.

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Re: Should I buy a Chinese "French Tickler"?
« Reply #23 on: July 09, 2021, 08:25:58 PM »
About the $800, a wee bit too steep. With some more info, $650 might work. 

I bet the $800 price has dropped some as things have called down a little.  Might be wrong though - he hasn't cut his price on other items he has for sale. 

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Re: Should I buy a Chinese "French Tickler"?
« Reply #24 on: July 28, 2021, 12:48:34 PM »
You're right. Things do seem to have calmed down overall. Hang in there!

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Re: Should I buy a Chinese "French Tickler"?
« Reply #25 on: July 30, 2021, 08:40:30 PM »
You're right. Things do seem to have calmed down overall. Hang in there! 

Yeah things are slowly getting back to a more "new" normal.  7.62x39 ammo is back in the mid 20cpr again anyway. 

Thought about asking him if he still had it and what he wanted for it now. Surely $800 has been forgotten!  I can always say "Oh that much...?  Well okay thanks.  Lots-o-luck to you and yours.chuckles1