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Mosin-Nagant

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Q9, Jul 26, 2011.

  1. Q9

    Q9 General Headache

    I now have one. [​IMG] It's technically my dad's, but he made it clear that for all practical purposes it belongs to me. It was just purchased today. It's a 91/30 that was built by the Soviets in 1928 and has never been fired until today. It was butt-ugly at first due to all the preservative goop, but I took it apart, cleaned it out, and polished it up, and it looks pretty darn good considering I've never taken a rifle apart like that before. [​IMG] Shot up some overgrown scallop squash with it - I am in love with this gun. I'm gonna use this to hunt deer this year.

    Needless to say, I am one happy camper. It's so cool to have a piece of history. Anyone else have historical rifles?
     
  2. thekid

    thekid Chillin' With My Peeps

    Those are pretty strong guns, snipers loved to use that gun
     
  3. Q9

    Q9 General Headache

    Heard it's a real PITA to mount a scope on the thing, though. Still, ironsights should be fine for quite a distance. Fun stuff. [​IMG]
     
  4. thekid

    thekid Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Yeah most older rifle's its hard to/ almost impossible to. But idk how the snipers did it. Lol have fun shooting. Im thinking about getting a .22 LR or a different varmit gun haha
     
  5. EmtheFishLady

    EmtheFishLady We're all mad here Premium Member

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    Want a brownie Q9? [​IMG]




    Can I call ya fluffy?[​IMG]
     
  6. Q9

    Q9 General Headache

    Em, I want you to picture a squash exploding.

    Now, picture a face on that squash... *Evil laugh*
     
  7. EmtheFishLady

    EmtheFishLady We're all mad here Premium Member

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    Quote:[​IMG] Umm...brownies? [​IMG]


    Will brownies save me from such threats?
     
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  8. OhioPete

    OhioPete Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a few old M-N's and others myself. [​IMG]

    Make sure you rinse out that barrel and action if your shooting old military surplus ammo, it's corrosive. I usually just spray windex down the barrel and on the bolt then clean as you usually would. You need to neutralize the salts or you will have a rusty tomato stake before too long...lol.

    Now you need a few other Mosin Nagants...91/59, M38, M44.

    [​IMG]
     
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  9. WIChookchick

    WIChookchick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 25, 2010
    Rural Brooklyn, WI
    We had a Mosin, and it kicked like a mule. See about getting a slip on cushion for the butt of the rifle. it can really leave a bruise.
     
  10. Q9

    Q9 General Headache

    The recoil from it doesn't bother me that much - then again, I'm also unfazed by the kick from 12-gauge slugs.

    OhioPete - thanks for the tip. How do I know which rounds are corrosive? I just cleaned it normally.
     

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