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Old November 4, 2012, 05:21 PM   #1
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SKS Gas Tube

Recently bought a Yugo SKS.Is it normal for there to be some play or looseness in the gas tube?It's tight front to back but has some sideways looseness.It seems ok and works great.
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Old November 4, 2012, 05:37 PM   #2
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Gas tube , or piston in the tube?
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Old November 5, 2012, 10:07 AM   #3
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That sounds normal. IIRC, mine has a touch of wiggle play but otherwise works fine.

The gas tube isn't something that has to lock in perfectly; so long as enough gas gets in there to operate the action you'll be just fine.
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Old November 7, 2012, 07:49 PM   #4
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Shouldn't be an issue. The tube holds the piston in place. Wiggling side to side won't affect the cycling of the piston.
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