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Shooting Targets – Received this from a Threeper I trust implicitly regarding LaRue Tactical quality control problems and service issues. He included a copy of a series of emails back and forth beginning in December of last year. Here’s his latest to me: Mike, I’d like to warn people about buying scope mounts from LaRue…

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Received this from a Threeper I trust implicitly regarding LaRue Tactical quality control problems and service issues. He included a copy of a series of emails back and forth beginning in December of last year. Here’s his latest to me:

Mike,

I’d like to warn people about buying scope mounts from LaRue Tactical since you may well not get the one you need, and then they won’t do anything about it. When you spend $250.00 for a scope mount, it damn well be the one you needed, especially when you called and spoke to their rep before ordering.

If you could warn your readers, I think it would be a great service to them. Perhaps ask David to do the same. The story is in the below email stream.

The picture of my rife, scope mount and scope fitted and bore-sighted attached. As you can see, it has to go all the way up to the turret to get a decent eye relief. Also, I had to crank it all the way up to get it bore-sighted for 100 yards, leaving no more elevation for greater distances.

Before anyone buys a quick disconnect sight from LaRue Tactical, they better know exactly what they need to get because the reps at LaRue have no idea.

The shame is that I have previously purchased two other mounts for ACOGS for my other rifles from them. Still they have no interest in rectifying this situation.

Thanks,

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My son has been collecting the components to build himself a 7.62 NATO sniper platform on an Armalite receiver much like the one pictured. He was thinking, if memory serves me correctly, of getting a LaRue Tactical mount like the one pictured. I will discourage him from doing so.

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Received this from a Threeper I trust implicitly
Received this from a Threeper I trust implicitly regarding LaRue Tactical quality control problems and service issues. He included a copy of a series of emails back and forth beginning in December of last year. Here’s his latest to me: Mike, I’d like to warn people about buying scope mounts from LaRue Tactical since you…

Received this from a Threeper I trust implicitly regarding LaRue Tactical quality control problems and service issues. He included a copy of a series of emails back and forth beginning in December of last year. Here’s his latest to me:

Mike,

I’d like to warn people about buying scope mounts from LaRue Tactical since you may well not get the one you need, and then they won’t do anything about it. When you spend $250.00 for a scope mount, it damn well be the one you needed, especially when you called and spoke to their rep before ordering.

If you could warn your readers, I think it would be a great service to them. Perhaps ask David to do the same. The story is in the below email stream.

The picture of my rife, scope mount and scope fitted and bore-sighted attached. As you can see, it has to go all the way up to the turret to get a decent eye relief. Also, I had to crank it all the way up to get it bore-sighted for 100 yards, leaving no more elevation for greater distances.

Before anyone buys a quick disconnect sight from LaRue Tactical, they better know exactly what they need to get because the reps at LaRue have no idea.

The shame is that I have previously purchased two other mounts for ACOGS for my other rifles from them. Still they have no interest in rectifying this situation.

Thanks,

WarriorClass
III

My son has been collecting the components to build himself a 7.62 NATO sniper platform on an Armalite receiver much like the one pictured. He was thinking, if memory serves me correctly, of getting a LaRue Tactical mount like the one pictured. I will discourage him from doing so. –
Received this from a Threeper I trust implicitly regarding LaRue Tactical quality control problems and service issues. He included a copy of a series of emails back and forth beginning in December of last year. Here’s his latest to me:

Mike,

I’d like to warn people about buying scope mounts from LaRue Tactical since you may well not get the one you need, and then they won’t do anything about it. When you spend $250.00 for a scope mount, it damn well be the one you needed, especially when you called and spoke to their rep before ordering.

If you could warn your readers, I think it would be a great service to them. Perhaps ask David to do the same. The story is in the below email stream.

The picture of my rife, scope mount and scope fitted and bore-sighted attached. As you can see, it has to go all the way up to the turret to get a decent eye relief. Also, I had to crank it all the way up to get it bore-sighted for 100 yards, leaving no more elevation for greater distances.

Before anyone buys a quick disconnect sight from LaRue Tactical, they better know exactly what they need to get because the reps at LaRue have no idea.

The shame is that I have previously purchased two other mounts for ACOGS for my other rifles from them. Still they have no interest in rectifying this situation.

Thanks,

WarriorClass
III

My son has been collecting the components to build himself a 7.62 NATO sniper platform on an Armalite receiver much like the one pictured. He was thinking, if memory serves me correctly, of getting a LaRue Tactical mount like the one pictured. I will discourage him from doing so.


I was thinking we could have one that was dedicated to the SKS. I bought (layaway) a Yugo SKS Rifle Stocks today, I paid $251 (is that a good price?) total. It has the flip up grenade sight, and long muzzle device. Stock was dark (possibly dirty?), all numbers matched (don’t know if that’s a…

I was thinking we could have one that was dedicated to the SKS. I bought (layaway) a Yugo SKS Rifle Stocks today, I paid $251 (is that a good price?) total. It has the flip up grenade sight, and long muzzle device. Stock was dark (possibly dirty?), all numbers matched (don’t know if that’s a big deal?) and the pad on the butt plate was intact. I don’t know much about the SKS, but I’m betting someone here does. I’ll post up some pics of it next week.

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Posted: 10/15/2011 11:07:02 PM EST
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threads and yes, it sounds like you did good

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Posted: 10/15/2011 11:09:12 PM EST
SKS are good simple reliable rifles, hard to beat.
Order up some spam cans of ammo on stripper clips.
The stippers are resuable, and make loading fast.

Price, not bad these days, when SKS’s first started to get imported many years ago they where around $75 – $100 wholesell. Ammo was about that same price for 1100 on stippers and 1500 loose.
Should have put away a case of the russian ones. I like the looks of the older Russian ones, they are listed as C & R’s nowadays.

Its been reported, but I’m not sure if 100% fact, that China imported more SKS’s in a 3-5 year span then the entire production of Win. Model 94′s.
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Posted: 10/15/2011 11:57:47 PM EST
Did someone say SKS

1956 Russian Tula….all numbers matching…sorry for the shitty cell pic

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Posted: 10/16/2011 3:30:11 AM EST

Originally Posted By USMCRONIN:
SKS are good simple reliable rifles, hard to beat.
Order up some spam cans of ammo on stripper clips.
The stippers are resuable, and make loading fast.

Price, not bad these days, when SKS’s first started to get imported many years ago they where around $75 – $100 wholesell. Ammo was about that same price for 1100 on stippers and 1500 loose.
Should have put away a case of the russian ones. I like the looks of the older Russian ones, they are listed as C & R’s nowadays.

Its been reported, but I’m not sure if 100% fact, that China imported more SKS’s in a 3-5 year span then the entire production of Win. Model 94′s.

im not saying your wrong (seriously i’m not)
but i definitly re buying 2 crates of sks’s in 94 (pretty sure it was 94) for a grand total of about 45 dollars a rifle
couldn’t tell you what kind they were, i was all of about 16 and my “cousin” was 18, and at the time it seemed like an awesome idea.

as teenagers coming out of the cold war era we had a serious survivor mentality for some reason, so the crates and ammo we picked up with em went into a “cache” for a lack of a better word. where we “lived” at the time, that kind of stuff didn’t really raise any eyebrows. They guy we bought em from was a serious, old school, country, kitchen table ffl, who had crates and crates of stuff in his garage.

which reminds me, i should prolly go retrieve them from their current location before that property gets sold.

hadn’t even thought about those rifles in years.

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Posted: 10/16/2011 9:01:03 AM EST
Originally Posted By GlockLuvinRedleg:

Originally Posted By USMCRONIN:
SKS are good simple reliable rifles, hard to beat.
Order up some spam cans of ammo on stripper clips.
The stippers are resuable, and make loading fast.

Price, not bad these days, when SKS’s first started to get imported many years ago they where around $75 – $100 wholesell. Ammo was about that same price for 1100 on stippers and 1500 loose.
Should have put away a case of the russian ones. I like the looks of the older Russian ones, they are listed as C & R’s nowadays.

Its been reported, but I’m not sure if 100% fact, that China imported more SKS’s in a 3-5 year span then the entire production of Win. Model 94′s.

im not saying your wrong (seriously i’m not)
but i definitly re buying 2 crates of sks’s in 94 (pretty sure it was 94) for a grand total of about 45 dollars a rifle
couldn’t tell you what kind they were, i was all of about 16 and my “cousin” was 18, and at the time it seemed like an awesome idea.

as teenagers coming out of the cold war era we had a serious survivor mentality for some reason, so the crates and ammo we picked up with em went into a “cache” for a lack of a better word. where we “lived” at the time, that kind of stuff didn’t really raise any eyebrows. They guy we bought em from was a serious, old school, country, kitchen table ffl, who had crates and crates of stuff in his garage.

which reminds me, i should prolly go retrieve them from their current location before that property gets sold.

hadn’t even thought about those rifles in years.

In ’94, they were probably Chinese.

That’s about the time they were as common as most anything else in the local stores.

I should have bought more and I should have held on the the ones I bought. Have one Yugo now.
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Posted: 10/16/2011 10:59:35 PM EST
Oh yes, the Norinco SKS. I have both the rifle and carbine version. Great shooters and neither have ever failed to go bang. Back in the early 90′s you could get a rifle and 1,000 rounds for under $150 IIRC. Now I see them selling for $300+.
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Posted: 10/17/2011 12:17:25 AM EST
i dont even know what version they are,

all we knew was they were 40$ a rifle in crates of 10 with all kinds of cool shit, and the ammo was cheap as hell. Since we “put them down” we havent even touched the spot where they are, out of sight out of mind and all,

i think we pretty much verified that they were all real rifles, and then we set em up for loooooong term storage.

that old guy was cool as hell, he always had all kinds of crap, i think he went to alot of auctions at the ng base nearby.

we ended up with all kinds of cool stuff everytime we swung by

i’ll be the first to admit that my childhood was kind of different than most other folks, had alot of slightly unhinged vets as role models, who thought that kids should know everything they had to teach about what they learned in the service.

and the local neighbors (ie on the bounds of our acerage) were pretty much all serious survivalists, learned alooooot

and alot of what i learned has paid huge dividends in my military carrer

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Posted: 10/17/2011 11:52:28 PM EST
Originally Posted By bobweaver:
threads and yes, it sounds like you did good

For some reason I didn’t even think to look in the AK threads!


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9/15/2011 12:37:15 PM I understand that injection molding is expensive but when you see a VFG from Tango Down costing nearly 70$ it kinda makes you go Cost is cost though and if people are willing to buy that product at that price, so be it. LuckyDucky

9/15/2011 12:37:15 PM I understand that injection molding is expensive but when you see a VFG from Tango Down costing nearly 70$ it kinda makes you go Cost is cost though and if people are willing to buy that product at that price, so be it. LuckyDucky

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12/29/2010 10:43:44 AM It might be a bit complicated to give a short answer to a question like this. I would assume that the discount structure for dealers depends on the volume of business they do with the manufacturer or distributor/supplier. I’ve wondered about getting my FFL in order to get discounts. I’m interested in the answers you might get to your question. Madcap72