GUN Went shooting at my uncle's on Saturday, came back with a free rifle

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  1. H.P.

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    Its an old semi auto Mossberg .22. He said his dad gave it to him after owning i for something like 35 years or so.

    Anyone have any info on this type of rifle or can point me in a direction of where to look? I would really like to learm some info about it.

    But yea, not a bad weekend :wiggle:

    EDIT: its a model 151-M. Looks like they started being produced a year or so after WWII. Gonna see if I can dig up any more info online.
     
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    It's a terrible rifle that is likely to blow up in your face, send it to me for proper disposal :x:
     
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    water bottles are for shooting not propping up guns.
     
  4. H.P.

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    lol it was the only thing i had next to my bed
     
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    at least its on the cylinder shaped object inside the trigger frame.
     
  6. H.P.

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    Looks like it was either produced in 1946 or 1947 :coold:

    I can't believe I'm so excited over a little .22
     
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    i would love to have one just to have a cheap plinker...
     
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    Check out the mossberg forum @ rimfirecentral.com
     
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    Did your m&p show up yet?
     
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    Cool looking .22 esp. for the age.
    I'd consider that a famiry heirloom
     
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    yep. ended up putting aobut 350 rounds through it. love it :cool:
     
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    :cool: I'm still trying to decide on either that and xd9. :hs:
     
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    They're both great guns... but I think you'd find the M&P to be a little bit more, what's the word... adaptable?
    Its extremely comfortable to hold and fire. :coolugh:
     
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    love my xd 9
     
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    How are the stock sights?
     
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    Pretty nice.
     
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    good enough for me...
     
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    I do not like the trigger on the xd. Pull the trigger until it fires, then slowly let your finger out until it "clicks" then fire another round... You had to move your finger back about 0.5" to do it. I don't like that slack. That was a signifigant factor in my decision to go with the Glock, due to Glock's much nicer follow-up shot.
     
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    interestingly enough, alot of people that choose to go with the xd do so because they don't prefer the "mushiness" (subjective) of the glocks pull. This describes me. It is probably one of those deals in which one will have a strong preference for one or the other.

    I also did not like the glocks grip angle. Although I could have surely gotten used to it over time. The xd angle is the same as a 1911, and when I shoot my friend's it indeed feels similar when aiming to my xd.
     
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    Not one particular gun will work for everyone. I evaluated both and ended up with my glock. Likewise I think the xd is a mighty fine piece. And knowing a few xd owners, myself, I know they're all happy with theirs. I can merely share my experiences and thought-processes in the hope that you will thoroughly evalute your options and the likelyhood of purchasing your perfect firearm will be increased. Who knows, maybe the very same reason I hate the xd trigger is the very same reason someone else loves it. :wiggle:
     
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    Well, a good place to start would be by providing different sized backstraps/grips, and triggers are easily modified.
     
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    many guns already do that. The 1911 is one example. You can get it in numerous barrel lengths and grip sizes. And there are many many trigger options for a 1911. However, they're still not the "be-all-end-all" firearm. There are still plenty of reasons for someone to choose something else. Personally, for a daily-use firearm, I like the simplicity and durablity of my plastic-pistol. It's lighter, too. Granted me getting a Kimber 1911 is in the works for the future (ar is definitely first, and maybe a good bolt-action).
     
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    exactly. for you and countless others its glock ftmfw.

    and lets all thank our lucky stars that we weren't born in the UK
     
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    The UK can sink into the ocean for all I care.
     

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