Milled receiver M76S in 7.62x39 tube stock

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Milled receiver M76S in 7.62x39 tube stock

Post by gray » Wed Feb 25, 2015 5:47 pm

Anyone have a hard number on how many milled receiver M76's in 7.62x39 with a fixed tube stock were imported into the US?
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Post by GoodGuy » Tue Mar 03, 2015 5:56 pm

For some time I've heard that there are on the order of 40 non-NFA M76 Valmet rifles in the USA chambered in 7.62x39. I've encountered fixed and folding tube stock STAMPED receiver examples and folding tube stock MILLED receiver examples, but I've never seen a fixed tube stock MILLED example. I don't think I've even seen a picture of such.
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Milled receiver M76S fixed tube stock

Post by gray » Tue Mar 03, 2015 8:16 pm

This is the only one I've heard of in over in 30 years of collecting.
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Post by AGG » Wed Mar 04, 2015 6:56 am

It is my understanding that there are about 50 stamped tube stocks (about 30 folders and 20 fixed) and about 50 milled tube stocks (? folders/? fixed). :D

I have SN ranges from 395805- 396107 (all milled; some folders, and some fixed/standard stocks; no fixed, tubular stocks). :shock:

I would be interested in an actual pic and SN. :wink:

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Post by gray » Wed Mar 04, 2015 7:22 am

Update: turns out this is actually not a milled receiver, it is a stamped receiver fixed tube stock M76S in 7.62x39, but not in the serial number range listed above.

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Post by AGG » Thu Mar 05, 2015 7:48 am

I have never seen a stamped/tubular receiver (fixed or folding)!!! :D
Can you PM/e-mail me some pics of markings and SN? :wink:

Tony

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Post by GoodGuy » Thu Mar 05, 2015 9:29 am

Hi Tony... I don't know whether I've shared this info with you or not, but in case I haven't.... I currently have 4 stamped receiver M76s chambered in 7.62x39. Two have fixed tube stocks and two have folding tube stocks. Here is serial number info for you:

Number 156239 Folder
Number 156276 Folder
Number 156388 Fixed
Number 156409 Fixed

Hope this helps some.
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Post by gray » Thu Mar 05, 2015 10:21 am

This fixed tube M76S in 7.62x39 is in the same 156xxx range as the two above.

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Post by AGG » Thu Mar 05, 2015 5:23 pm

Dallas,

Thanks for the information!!! :shock:
I will check my data--- additional importer/marking information may be needed, if not too much trouble. :wink:

Tony

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Post by GoodGuy » Fri Mar 06, 2015 6:22 am

Tony... no trouble. All four of the rifles are marked on the port side of the receiver with model and chambering and were imported by Interarms, Alexandria, VA.
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Post by AGG » Fri Mar 06, 2015 7:33 am

Dallas,

Thanks!!! :D
In reviewing my data better, I have a range of serials from No 156238- No 156316 (folder), and from No 156358- No 156412 (fixed tubular). :wink:
It appears that the stamped models were imported in batches. :shock:

Tony

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Post by ValmetRKm62 » Tue May 12, 2015 1:22 pm

I've never encountered/heard of a fixed tube milled 76 in the US in the years I've been into Valmets.
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creating an illusion

Post by E. Blake » Thu May 28, 2015 7:24 am

As soon as I can find a sufficiently robust hickory stick with which to beat my gunsmith, he will finish up a clone project I have him working on. It will be a fixed tube stock M-76 with a milled receiver.

Except, it will be in .223 caliber, because I used a Galil receiver and barrel as the foundation.

But it will LOOK cool! :wink:

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Post by AGG » Thu May 28, 2015 4:03 pm

Sounds like an interesting build!!! :wink:

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Post by M62/M76 » Wed Aug 23, 2017 2:54 am

M76
Milled
Tube folder
7.62x39

GB right now!

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