Re: sporterization process complete!:D
the russians didnt care about that, the mosin nagants were designed to be fired 5 times if they were lucky and dropped in the dirt because the shooter had just been killed. battle rifles my friend, super simple and easy to use. klunky, clanky and rattley yes, but accurate and utterly reliable was the main idea, and even the ruskies accomplished this nicely, then the finns refined it...
It takes 43 muscles to frown, 17 to smile, and 3 for proper trigger squeeze.
The latest caliber or gear is no substitute for experience and skill. Rifles and cartridges don't make hits -- shooters do.
Fact of life:
After Monday and Tuesday, even the calendar says WTF!