Lucked onto a bayonet

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Lucked onto a bayonet

Post by Green57 » Thu Feb 23, 2017 11:15 am

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Stumbled onto this one on egun while looking for a G3 bayonet for my HK91, starting bid was 100 euros. I got it for 151 euros.

Not quite as cheap as the forty-five dollar Hackman in the tan sheath I passed on in 1983, but at least i have one now.

Blind squirrel finds a nut, just had to share.

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Post by AGG » Thu Feb 23, 2017 12:45 pm

Nice HACKMAN--- congratulations!!! :D

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Post by Sako92S » Tue Mar 07, 2017 12:03 am

151 euros is cheap price for it here in Europe.
I wouldn't sell mine for 250 euros.
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Post by prusakowski » Tue Mar 07, 2017 2:52 pm

Does anyone have an orphan sheath? I have a bayonet but the sheath has been lost.

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Post by Green57 » Thu Mar 09, 2017 10:39 am

prusakowski,

The guy I bought he bayo from said he has some other odds and ends. I can see if he has an extra sheath (a long shot at best) . If so, I'll let you know what he wants for it

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Post by Green57 » Thu Mar 09, 2017 10:48 am

Sako92S wrote:151 euros is cheap price for it here in Europe.
I wouldn't sell mine for 250 euros.
Sako92S,

I know what you mean. I was surprised to see it listed with a 100 Euro starting bid. I though for sure there would be a bid war at the end of the auction, but there wasn't.

I was surprised to see it sell for so low. It got me thinking that there are probably not a whole lot of RK 60,62,71 or 76s in Germany, so the demand for a bayonet or them is not that great.

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Post by Sako92S » Tue Mar 14, 2017 11:25 pm

RK line parts are harder and harder to get even here in Finland. Some of the parts you won't get at all or you have to wait some time them to show up.

I have some prototype parts for RK which are not available anywhere.
For example blueish front hand guard plastics for RK71
Then I have complete rear stock assembly for RK60 brand new.

I was fool when I sold some years ago my scope cover with original scope to USA. Now the price would be something like 1000 euros because they are so rare. I haven't seen such combination since I sold mine.
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Post by Green57 » Thu Mar 16, 2017 12:23 am

Yes, the scope mount top cover and the mount are a good thing. They were going for $300 -$400 in the states when I bought mine in the early '90s

I paid $275 for the set I got, but the rings on the mount were not original Valmet (so the good price). The owner had replaced the original ones with a set form Australia of all places.

When it all showed up I was surprised to see it had a port buffer on it that was not mentioned in the add, so that made the deal a little sweeter.

I've read you can buy current Sako rings that fit, but I have not taken the time to research which are the ones to get.

I have never seen a factory scope. What type of scope was on your mount? Was it made in Finland? Do you have any photos of it?

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Post by Sako92S » Thu Mar 16, 2017 3:35 am

Original RK62 scope was 1940's Russian sniper scope. Same scope they used in Mosin Nagants.
Mine had also markings from Russia 1942 and Finnish Defence Forces 1967.
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