Parts Legend

1. Piston

2. Handguard and gas cylinder

3. Piston extension

4. Piston return spring

5. Front sight

6. Front sight seat

7. Handguard catch

8. Bayonet Screw

9. Bayonet assembly

10. Hold open latch pin

11. Hold open latch spring

12. Hold open latch

13. Receiver and barrel assembly

14. Takedown latch

15. Trigger guard latch 16 Latch pin

1 7. Rear housing 1 B. Bolt carrier

19. Bolt

20. Firing pin retainer 21 . Firing pin

22. Extractor spring

23. Extractor

24. Recoil spring

25. Spring retainer

26. Large spring guide

27. Small spring guide

28. Stock assembly

29.Trigger guard spring

30. Magazine

31. Magazine follower

32. Follower spring

33. Hinge pin

34. Magazine cover 35 Cover latch

36. Latch spring and sear spring

37. Sear

38. Latch stop pin

39. Trigger guard

40. Disconnector hinge pin 41 . Trigger pin

42. Safety catch

43. Safety catch spring

44. Trigger

45 Safety catch pin

46. Trigger bar

47. Trigger bar pin

48. Trigger spring

49. Disconnector

50. Rebound disconnector

51. Hammer

52. Hammer strut pin

53. Hammer strut

54. Hammer spring

55. Cleaning rod

Tikka Schematic

1 The SKS has a fixed box magazine (30). To load, open action by pulling back bolt carrier (18) Insert a loaded stripper clip into clip guides of bolt carrier and push cartridges down into magazine as shown. The magazine can also be loaded with loose cartridges.

Simonove Sks
magazine. Depress follower (31) and ease bolt closed. Swing takedown latch (14) up and pull out. Ease rear housing (17) off. Pull out recoil spring assembly (24-27). Pull bolt carrier (18) and bolt (19) to rear and remove.

3 For further disassembly, cock hammer and put carbine on safe. Turn carbine upside-down and push in on trigger guard latch (15) with cartridge nose or punch. When latch is pushed in sufficiently, the trigger guard (39) should jump out slightly. Guard can then be pulled free.

Yugo Sks Hand Guard Clip

4 Insert point of cartridge into hole of the hand-guard catch (7) and rotate catch up as shown in illustration. Lift up rear of handguard (2), and pull it free of barrel. Then push piston (1) out of gas cylinder. Pivot bayonet (9) to middle position, and remove cleaning rod (55).

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