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by Valmet78
Fri Jun 15, 2007 6:27 am
Forum: Valmet General Discussion
Topic: WTK: Value of M78
Replies: 8
Views: 3586

WTK: Value of M78

I haven't seen one for sale for some time now so I would be interested in knowing the value of said firearm in 7.62x39. I have many accessories but just the basic value will do. Condition would rate a 99 percent minimum. Ok, before I get more PM's. Weapon is not for-sale although I do appreciate the...
by Valmet78
Mon May 28, 2007 12:05 pm
Forum: Valmet General Discussion
Topic: Scoping M76 FS
Replies: 15
Views: 11096

One thing concerning scope mounts that I have seen mentioned before; There are two distinct types for the Valmet. There is the "all factory" mount. Easy to tell - rear reinforcement plate at the back of the cover, rail is rectangular, large flip up sight. Valmet also sold the quick-disconnect mounts...
by Valmet78
Wed Feb 14, 2007 6:31 pm
Forum: Valmet General Discussion
Topic: Are the 62s really going for $3500-4000?!?
Replies: 9
Views: 4205

Mid 80's probably much less....I paid $345 brand new for my 76W from J&G in either '85 or '86 - years all run together after awhile :) I wish I hadn't sold that $700 AUG I had...or the $720 ARM Galil....ah, hindsight really sucks.
by Valmet78
Tue Feb 13, 2007 7:17 pm
Forum: Valmet General Discussion
Topic: Are the 62s really going for $3500-4000?!?
Replies: 9
Views: 4205

I remember when they were bringing less than the stamped 76's. I think some of the large increase is many new shooters who may have started out in the AK forums are convinced the forged receiver rifles are vastly superior. For whatever reason, they did turn into the better "investment" if purchased ...
by Valmet78
Fri Feb 02, 2007 6:55 am
Forum: The Marketplace
Topic: WTB: Pair of Valmet m76 Plastic Handguards
Replies: 1
Views: 1525

by Valmet78
Wed Jan 10, 2007 7:05 am
Forum: Members Firearms
Topic: M78 7.62x39
Replies: 7
Views: 6069

I saw those mags...only one worth having is 95 bucks....makes me kick myself in the butt for not buying the nice used ones for 30 bucks each about a month ago... thanks, though.
by Valmet78
Sun Jan 07, 2007 6:57 am
Forum: Members Firearms
Topic: M78 7.62x39
Replies: 7
Views: 6069

I have piles of various eastern bloc mags - I was just looking for some originals. I shouldn't have passed up the used ones on GunBroker for $30 each I guess - but I was busy buying .223 mags for the 76.
by Valmet78
Sat Jan 06, 2007 4:21 pm
Forum: Members Firearms
Topic: M78 7.62x39
Replies: 7
Views: 6069

M78 7.62x39

Photo of my M78. I also have an M76W. Currently acquiring accessories for both....just need a good deal on the 7.62x39 metal mags.

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by Valmet78
Thu Mar 03, 2005 7:29 am
Forum: Valmet General Discussion
Topic: Why is there a Beer Keg Stamped on my M76 .223 Folder?
Replies: 22
Views: 14321

May be an old post but the 76W I have bears this logo also. I always wondered what it was since my 78 did not have it.