SKS values have they peaked or will they go up?

Discussion in 'GSSF' started by loki993, Apr 5, 2010.

  1. loki993

    loki993

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    I have a pretty decent yugo SKS that I really like. However since it seems that the prices are going up on them it has crossed my mind a few times to sell it or trade it off. I really don't know if I could really bring myself to do it, I'm sure I would regret it, but who knows. I bought it when they were cheap and the ammo was cheap. Back then it was a no brainier. Now the ammo is significantly more expensive and the value isn't there like it used to be.

    so with all that said where do we think SKS values are going? Have they pretty much stabilized or will they continue to go up? I guess there's also a slight possibility they could go down, but I doubt it.
     
  2. rhino673

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    IMO, Keep it unless you just gotta sell it for the money.
     

  3. sarge83

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    Just picked up a norinco sks, all matching numbers in good condition this last weekend. Only thing missing was the bayonet. $225 OTD. First one I had seen in a while around here. I would keep the sks unless you just need quick $$$.
     
  4. wjv

    wjv Zip It Stan Lee.. . .

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    Keep it unless you really need the cash to put food on the table or to pay the mortgage or rent.

    Had two nice Norinco SKS carbines. . Sold them :brickwall:

    Had a Marlin Camp .45. . Sold it. :brickwall:

    Had a Marlin Camp 9. . Sold it. :brickwall:

    Had a Browning High Power El Capatin. . Sold it. :brickwall:

    Note pattern ----> :brickwall:
     
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  5. Smashy

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    It's a great SHTF gun. Unless you have a financial emergency and need some quick cash, hold onto it.



    If you already know this, then you definitely will.
     
  6. Glockdude1

    Glockdude1 Federal Member CLM

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    I see only 2 reasons to sell any of my weapons.

    1) Financial emergency

    2) The gun is a jamming POS.

    :cool:
     
  7. Novocaine

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    Prices will keep on climbing as is the case with any military surplus firearm. However for someone looking for a gun and not necessarily a collectible/ investment item SKS prices are reaching what is reasonable. Availability and cost of Saigas being the reason why.
     
  8. loki993

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    honestly I don't think I will sell it. I was just more wondering where we though the values were going. I can honestly sat that when I bought that SKS for $119 I had no idea that I could probably get over 300 for it now.