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Old March 24, 2013, 02:19 AM   #1
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SKS Bayonet

This may seem like an odd question, but I am wondering if it is possible/legal to swap the "front sight block" on an SKS to mount a bayonet. And if so were can I get a replacement "sight block" that still has the bayonet lug on it (the one on my gun was removed).
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Old March 24, 2013, 11:56 AM   #2
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the bayonet on an SKS does not mount to the front sight post, it is a flip up bayonet that is mounted about 2 inches back from the sight post.

if you are talking about trying to swap an SKS front sight post with that of say, and AK47 which would have a non-attached bayonet then that will not work as the AK sight post is much higher and you would be unable to properly zero it.
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Old March 24, 2013, 12:17 PM   #3
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I understand that, but when I look at the gun, the front sight post appears to be attached to a "sleeve" that is pinned in place on the barrel. About 2 inches back from the front sight post I can see marks from a grinder that was used to remove the bayonet mounting lug, both the front sight post and the bayonet lug are normally attached to this piece.

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Old March 24, 2013, 12:24 PM   #4
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another pic with the bayonet in place

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Old March 25, 2013, 12:31 AM   #5
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To the OP,

Go to the survivors SKS boards. Prince50 makes or sells a replacement front sight for it.
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Old March 25, 2013, 12:34 AM   #6
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Thanks, I will check that out.
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