GUN why are there so many mosin nagants available and no SVT-40's?

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  1. cent

    cent New Member

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    Why are there so many 91/30 Mosin Nagants available from retailers like AIM Surplus, JG Sales, etc, but no SVT-40's available? Is russia holding onto them for some reason? are there just not that many to go around, what?
     
  2. TL1000RSquid

    TL1000RSquid ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    SVT's weren't produced in numbers anywhere close to Mosin's.
     
  3. Sailor Jerry

    Sailor Jerry OT Supporter

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    They literally made like 40 million Nagants. I don't know much about the SVT, but I'm betting it was much, much less than that.
     
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    XR250rdr OT Supporter

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    From what I've read, something like 1.5M.
     
  5. Cannondale

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    The SVT-40 was not actually a big success with Russian troops. It was very complicated for most of them to operate/maintain, they had no real formal military training. This is part of the reason few were produced, that and their cost of manufacture was much higher.
     
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    david_4x4 New Member

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    You're just looking in the wrong spots.
     
  7. sp00n155

    sp00n155 You underestimate the insignificance of my penis OT Supporter

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    what do SVTs run for on average? I'd really like to have one
     
  8. cent

    cent New Member

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    where should i be looking besides gunbroker.com?
     
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    Shit, me neither. When did they quit being $400 guns?
     
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    nakedbrian3433 I don't have time to bleed. OT Supporter

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    david_4x4 New Member

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    I dont see the slot in the rear?
     
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    TL1000RSquid ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    I haven't seen one for $400 in 5-6 years.
     
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    svt is going to run you 800 and up.
     

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