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  1. Firearms General Discussion
    Hey everyone thanks for checkin in, for the last few days I have been researching my 1896 M91 Mosin Nagant that I acquired about a year an a half ago. From what I can tell the bolt, receiver and Barrel are matching from the Tula armory. However the stock is from a later configuration. I have...
  2. Rifle Forum
    I just bought my Mosin Nagant 91/30 and was wondering how to clean off that crap called cosmoline. Please give me advice and tips on how to clean in off. Thanks, -John
  3. Firearms General Discussion
    I recent decided I should get into some 5.45x39 and 7.62x54r rifles. One of each to be specific. I'm just wondering what some people around here recommend. Thanks in advance.
  4. Military Weapons Forum
    Of all the different cartridges used in military service rifles these two perform as close to one another as to have no ballistic advantage over one another. The cartridge dimensions are different but the same bullets and powder loadings can be used in both with nearly identical performance to a...
  5. 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...
  6. 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.
  7. Rifle Forum
    i have a question what recoils more .270 0r 7.62X54r? I want to teach my friend how to shoot but I dont want to scare the crap out of him. so please help me.:thumb:
  8. 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...
  9. Off Topic Lounge
    I know we all love the M-N here at Survivalist Boards.. Some more than others..:D: This story should get yer blood boiling! "Good Shoot" IMO
  10. Firearms General Discussion
    Just bought my first rifle, a 1939 Mosin Nagant 91/30 with matching serials from butt to barrel. Included standard accessory set, from ammo pouch and tools to bayonet. $99 at Big 5 Sporting Goods. Blew that much again on ammo. Haven't shot it yet, been wiping off the cosmoline, going...
  11. Military Weapons Forum
    how many rounds should i have stored for this rifle
  12. Military Weapons Forum
    Does anyone currently make an aftermarket mag. to replace the 5 shot ruskie?
  13. 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...
  14. Firearms General Discussion
    Most of our defensive longguns are in the 30 cal class so over the years I stocked up on 150 to 146 gr Full metal jacketed pulled bullets mostly boattails. Most were old 3006 I think but many may have been 308. This is a very versital bullet in that I can do reloading in 7.62x39, 7.62x54R and...
  15. 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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