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Yugo M76 Sniper Rifle 8X57 (8mm Mauser)


CENTURY ARMS M76 8MM W/SCOPE/CASE 2-10RD Magazines. Overall Excellent. Scope may show some use/wear in finish.

CASH/CERTIFIED FUNDS:1499.00 plus shipping. Must Ship to FFL Dealer History
The Yugoslavian company Zastava released the M76 in the mid-1970s. Since then it has become the standard issue rifle for snipers in the Yugoslav army. During the Yugoslav wars of the 1990s, it was used by several sides; it saw action in both Bosnia and Kosovo.

Design and Performance
While the body of M76 is virtually identical to the Kalashnikov AK-47, the rifle featured several modifications. Fire is purely semi-automatic. The barrel has been elongated and strengthened so that the 7.92 X 57 Mauser cartridge, which is better suited for long-range targets, can be used. Both the stock and the pistol grip have been modified to make them more comfortable for the shooter. In addition to the regular iron sights, a side-rail on the left wall of the receiver has been added to accept telescopic sights. The typical scope used is a ZRAC ON-M76B.

The M76 is relatively accurate, with a minute of angle of 1.5-2. For the average sniper, a maximum effective range of 800 meters (around 850 yards) is achievable. Recoil is described as being modest,

Zastava M76
Nation: Yugoslavia/Serbia and Montenegro
Type: Sniper (more like ethnic cleanser m i rite?)
Inventor: Zastava Arms
Manufacturer: Zastava Arms
Date: ~1969
Service dates: 1969 - 1975
Cartridge: 7.92 X 57 Mauser
Action: Gas-operated
Rate of fire: Semi-automatic
Velocity: 720 m/s (2,300 ft/s)
Range: 800 m (850 yards)
Mass: 4.20 kg (9lb 4oz)
Length: 1135 mm (44.68 in)
Barrel: 550 mm (21.65 in)
Capacity: 10 round detachable box magazine
Sights: Optical Sights or OpenIron Sights
Variants: 7.62 x 51 NATO and 7.62 x 54r
Number built: N/A
The M76 is a Yugoslav semi-automatic sniping adaptation of the AK-47 assault rifle.

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  • Model: YUGO-M76
  • Shipping Weight: 20lbs
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  • Manufactured by: Century Arms

This product was added to our catalog on Saturday 25 July, 2009.

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