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by Jbbear
Tue Aug 30, 2011 11:33 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: A Model 8 in 7.62 x 39mm
Replies: 11
Views: 5109

Re: A Model 8 in 7.62 x 39mm

Sarge,

Did you try SARCO or Apex gun parts? Other types of SKS barrels besides the Yugo I used should work. I will let you know if I find a source for the barrels.
by Jbbear
Tue Aug 30, 2011 10:58 am
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: A Model 8 in 7.62 x 39mm
Replies: 11
Views: 5109

Re: A Model 8 in 7.62 x 39mm

I just remembered a very important part I left out of my original post on the Model 8 7.62x39 re-barrel. If you use the Yugo 59/66 SKS barrel (or any other with a gas port) the gas port must be plugged or welded closed. I also got a bunch of 7.62 x 39 ammo back in the good old days when it was cheap...
by Jbbear
Mon Aug 29, 2011 9:25 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: A Model 8 in 7.62 x 39mm
Replies: 11
Views: 5109

Re: A Model 8 in 7.62 x 39mm

81 Police; I have always been interested in firearms on all types and especially the Model 8 after seeing actor Jimmy Stewart shoot David M. Wlliams modified Model 8 in the movie "Carbine Williams". I built a short barreled Model 81 about 1995, very similiar to Packmules carbine Model 8. I am always...
by Jbbear
Mon Aug 29, 2011 2:13 pm
Forum: Welcome Wagon
Topic: A Model 8 in 7.62 x 39mm
Replies: 11
Views: 5109

A Model 8 in 7.62 x 39mm

Hello fellow members, I just recently finished a project I hope will be of interest. I re-barreled a Model 8 manufactured in 1908 to 7.62 x 39mm. Original caliber was .35 Rem. Before any collectors send Guido and Vinnie after me let me assure them the rifle was not of collector quality. Someone had ...