GUN From Russia with Love

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  1. Keesh

    Keesh New Member

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    I paid $200 for this, did I do OK?

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    1944 Izhmash M44 laminate.













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    Oh yeah, this came too:

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    1942 Izmash 91/30

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    440rnds of Hungarian steel core silver tip.


    The 91/30 is the nicest looking Mosin I've ever seen and the M44 isn't too far behind. A couple of scuffs in the varnish but those can be buffed out easily. All matching #'s and whatnot.

    Sidenote: you might notice the front sight on the 91/30 is missing :hsugh:. The guy I bought it from lost it in his car on the way to where we were meeting and said he'd just mail it to me later this week :rofl:. No big deal.
     
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  2. PanzerAce

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    heavy steel core :cool:
     
  3. Keesh

    Keesh New Member

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    I've got a bunch of Albanian light ball steel core too. Which stuff should I burn through first?
     
  4. jabbadeznuts

    jabbadeznuts ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    nice buy!
     
  5. Paul Revere

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    Goddamn, those stocks are gorgeous :cool:
     
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    :love:

    Where did you get the stripper clips from?
     
  9. PanzerAce

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    light steel I would say. I haven't seen heavy steel on sale in basically forever.
     
  10. Keesh

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    They came with the rest of it :dunno:
     
  11. deusexaethera

    deusexaethera OT Supporter

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    Damn, son. That's a fine looking weapon you got there. Can I have one?
     
  12. Keesh

    Keesh New Member

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    Originally I just wanted the ammo, he was selling it for $40. But somehow I ended up with two rifles and he threw in the ammo for free. Figured I made off pretty well considering a case of 7.62x54 is around $80 plus shipping now-days, plus two handpicked MNs.

    Thanks, they are relatively cheap rifles. AIM Surplus has them for $70 or so.
     
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    Beautiful wood!
     
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    nice, very nice.
     
  15. Clusive

    Clusive Happiness is a belt-fed weapon.

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    Holy fucking nice. :bowdown:

    I want one. Are they good for any particular role?
     
  17. Sardaukar

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    Punching big holes in steel targets and human predators?
     
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    Good enough.
     
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    I shot my 91/30 plenty of times this weekend, I never tire of that gun. It's dead-on accurate, I could easily deer hunt with it out to 200 or so open sights.
     
  20. Thunderbear

    Thunderbear Yggdrasil's Forester.

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    Thought this was a SAIGA thread, until I saw the $200 part :o
     
  21. Keesh

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    I want to shoot mine now :mad: I doubt I'll get a chance to shoot mine for another week or two. I found the front sight to mine and put it back on, peep sights ftw.

    That'll be my next thread :x:
     
  22. skeletor25rs

    skeletor25rs Yetis & Deer

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    After reading this I started wondering how many soldiers ended up running around with no front sight. Is it a common problem losing it?
     
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    The original ones are on there pretty secure. The guy that I bought it from had replaced them with the mojo peep sights and not put it on very well. The sights on my M44 are rock solid.

    I imagine though that a hard hit would take any sights off. I'm sure more than a few soldiers lost 'em.
     

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