GUN Little problem with my M44 the other day.

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  1. springy101

    springy101 When god comes and calls me to his kingdom, I'll t

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    I was shooting my M44 last week and after I fired, I tried to pull the bolt back and chamber the next round but was having a hell of a time with it. Finally I ripped it back and saw the primer had come out of the shell casing and had to dig it out with pliers. Is this just a case of something wrong with the ammo or may there be a problem with the rifle I should be concerned about?
     
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    Have you checked your firing pin protrusion with the Mosin multi tool? It could be sticking out to far :dunno:
     
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    springy101 When god comes and calls me to his kingdom, I'll t

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    No, I left the little pouch with the tools in my friends truck through.
     
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    Ever, though? I would say check that ASAP. I don't know what'll happen if the firing pin is to far out, but it seems like this could be a possibility.
     
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    springy101 When god comes and calls me to his kingdom, I'll t

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    No I never thought to check it before.
     
  6. Clusive

    Clusive Happiness is a belt-fed weapon.

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    http://7.62x54r.net/MosinID/MosinDisassembly.htm
     
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    Didn't the russians notch or groove the back of the bolt/firing pin so that you could pretty much tell if it was reassembled with the firing pin out of spec? I thought that so long as it was the same pin that came with the bolt and the groove was lined up while flush you didn't need to check the protrusion?
     
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    yes, but you have to make sure it is screwed in the correct amount of times.
     
  9. NEp8ntballer

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    speaking of Mosins a local sporting goods store wanted $350 for a laminated 91/30... Did they know something that I don't? they also wanted over 300 for a K-31...
     
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    Thunderbear Yggdrasil's Forester.

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    Close enough for Russian Government work.
     
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    Check it for former sniper config. Look in side the receiver see if you can determine if the holes for the scope were filled in. That's how I found mine.

    As far as the K31, I would say it is only slightly overpriced, not near as much as a general issue Mosin. The K31s are becoming the sleeper must-have gun. I paid almost $400 for mine after shipping, transfer and check fee.
     
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    Jesus christ, I got mine for 225 at a gun show....(K-31 that is. My 91/30 was less than 100 bucks OTD)
     
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    I doubt that they know how to look that thoroughly. They always seem to want to much for their military rifles. They wanted 1k+ for a Garand that had a wobbly gas tube, improper fitment, mismatched bolt, and a serious lack of proof marks.

    I looked at the outside pretty close and although the numbers matched it looked to just be a standard laminated round receiver 91/30.
     

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