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  1. Military Weapons Forum
    I saw at a flea market the other day a baggie of ammo marked as AP. They guy told me it was tungsten core and AP. However, he didn't seem to know much about ammo, he said it was "the same as 308" and seemed a bit taken aback when I explained the difference (he was a 50something guy seeling...
  2. Firearms General Discussion
    Going to a local gunshow this weekend and have a few dollars that are burning a hole in the pocket. What is my collection needing next? So far I have: Smith &Wesson M&P 15 5.56 Mosin Nagant 7.62x54 Browning A-bolt 338 win mag marlin 795...
  3. Military Weapons Forum
    Im looking at a friends HK 91 he has for sale. I dont know a lot about them and have done some research but want some first hand experience. Reliable? Accurate? Robust? I need to know some things before I plunk down an amount of cash. It is built on a Hesse receiver with green furniture. Im...
  4. Rifle Forum
    I recently bought a M1891/30 and I have some questions. 1. I went target shooting with it once. The bolt was quite hard to move, so I pretty much had to slam my hand on it. Is there any way to make it easier? Is every bolt-action rifle like this? 2. When I bought it, I was shown how to clean...
  5. Military Weapons Forum
    How good is the 7.62X54 round? I can pick up a rifle for around 100 dollars I just don't know if it worth it and would like to know more about the accuracy and the range before I add one (possibly two if the wife likes it) to my collection.
  6. Military Weapons Forum
    Some mainly because of the wide variety of mil-surp ammo and the varing loadings of such probable have not experienced the versitility and accuracy this cartridge is capable of. I have been reloading this cartridge for a couple of decades and have found it one of the most versitile and effective...
  7. Firearms General Discussion
    Norma and Hornady as well as a couple of speciality ammo makers make hunting rounds for the 7.62x54R. There is even some imported from Russia pulled military reseated with a 200 gr soft point out there. Generally speaking for most of the sources and my own practical experience reloading is the...
  8. Firearms General Discussion
    Anyone here have any experience with the Mosin-Nagant rifle? A buddy of mine had one several years ago. We fired off a few rounds one day. The rifle seemed like it was well built. For the price, seems like it would be a good buy. And what about the 7.62x54R cartridge. From what I have seen...
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