GUN Bought my first long gun

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  1. WhiteSSP

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    Got bored today so I went to one of our local gun shops and took a look at some of the rifles they had there. Decided to pick up a Mosin Nagant 91/30. I havent shot it yet, but I'll probably go to the outdoor range this thursday.

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    That looks really nice, most of the 91/30's I see are pretty rough. What year and importer?
     
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    Aequitas If it keeps on raining, levee's going to break.

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    Nice choice for a first long gun. :cool:
     
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    Well, based on information I found on 7.62x54r.net, it looks like it is a 1943 model made in Izhevsk. Came with a Bayonet, ammo pouch, oil container, and of course the rifle.

    I have 40 rounds of Wolf non-corrosive that I bought from them just to hold me over. I guess I'll see how bad the recoil is when I shoot it on thursday.
     
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    The shop I was at had about 5 of them in stock, and that one was the best looking one there. The rest still looked good, but that one was just a little better.
     
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    Thanks for the link! I'll probably order a couple cans of that soon.
     
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    :bowdown: No electro penciled import marks? All matching numbers? How much if you dont mind my asking?
     
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    IIRC, the mosins were designed for the light ball ammo.
     
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    How is the condition of the bore?
     
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    I dont know if there are or not. :hs:

    I'm a n00b when it comes to rifles so I dont know where to look for these things. What would I be looking for?

    I paid $91 for it.
     
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    If not just pick up another one, they're dirt cheap.
     
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    Import marks are usually on the receiver IIRC.
    The serial numbers on a mosin are on the receiver, bolt, magazine floor plate, butt plate, and I'm not sure but maybe also on the bayonet.
     
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    I'll check once Deadliest Catch is over and let you know what I find. If I dont know what I'm looking at i'll take a picture and you can tell me :big grin: haha
     
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    I'm going to look for one of those this weekend actually.
     
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    To me, that's more important then the stock, finish, etc.

    But congrats anyway :cool:
     
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    The bore looks good, but I dont really know what I'm looking for.

    As far as numbers matching, the receiver, trigger guard, and buttstock all have the same number etched into them, but I'm not sure if that makes them numbers matching or not.
     
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    Your receiver looks alot better than my 43. It was made in Ishvesk as well.
    Mine was rough from the factory ftl
     
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    you going to the show?
     

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